Successful Shed Building Day 3
What To Look For In A Set Of Shed Plans
Now you have your outline shed design in hand it's time to start having
a look at some shed plans.
Before we preview any it is a good idea to review why you would want to
use plans in the first place!
set of plans is like a road map. It will help you get from A to B in
the simplest most straight forward way possible. Without a set of plans
certain construction routes might look attractive but it is only when
you get some miles down the road that you realize you are about to
arrive at a dead end!
If you have never seen a good set of shed plans before what should you
be looking for?
5 Points To Look For In A Set Of Shed Plans
The plans should have a clear material list. This will save you both
time and money. Time when you send or take in the list to local
builders merchants asking for a quotation. It will also save you money
will be able to get the best deal for your building materials.
The plans should have a general arrangement drawings showing the
appearance of the shed so that you can submit them to local authorities
(if they require this)
to show them the style of shed that you propose to build.
plans should have details of all the connections so that you are in no
doubt about how the components are fixed together, BEFORE you start.
• There should be additional information on installing door, windows
• The plans should be as specific as possible to your situation.
Time For Those FREE Shed Plans!
are lots of FREE shed plans available on the internet and like most of
these things you can search for A LONG TIME looking for and not finding
quite what you are looking for.
Well I have done all of the
searching around for you and found what are some of the best free plans
on the internet.
Homework for tonight - Day 3
Download the plans by clicking
on this link and save the plans to your harddrive. This link
takes you to the material list
Print the plans out and take some time to review the plans trying to
build what is outlined in your minds eye.
Storageshedplans.com has a wide
range of shed
plans for sale so have a browse around. They offer the free shed plans
above to download as
a way of demonstrating up front the type of information they provide.
you got any questions?
plans may answer many of the questions that you had at the beginning of
this course. If you have further questions that you need answers
to come along to Potters' Shed to ask a question
and get an answer.