Build Your Own Shed

and Save $$$ Hundreds
or even $$$ Thousands of Dollars!!!

This is an estimate of the cost to build each of my 4 shed plans in various sizes from 8×4 to 16×32. Building your own shed can save you 40-60% of the cost of buying a kit or a ready made shed.
Size Regular & Lean-To Tall Barn Deluxe Gable
8×4 $483 $643 $713
8×6 $594 $755 $869
8×8 $654 $873 $993
8×10 $775 $1012 $1157
8×12 $828 $1113 $1285
8×14 $943 $1247 $1462
8×16 $979 $1311 $1561
10×8 $813 $991 $1172
10×10 $920 $1146 $1353
10×12 $1006 $1209 $1489
10×14 $1146 $1410 $1683
10×16 $1189 $1466 $1784
10×18 $1336 $1606 $1976
10×20 $1442 $1713 $2128
12×8 $890 $1115 $1275
12×10 $1001 $1238 $1519
12×12 $1118 $1400 $1695
12×14 $1257 $1571 $1877
12×16 $1337 $1648 $2046
12×18 $1483 $1823 $2252
12×20 $1590 $1935 $2418
14×16 $1985 $2270
14×20 $2353 $2693
14×24 $2739 $3116
14×28 $3090 $3510
14×32 $3426 $3939
16×16 $2130 $2362
16×20 $2547 $2830
16×24 $2914 $3224
16×28 $3284 $3679
16×32 $3633 $4079

Updated November 2014

Notes

  • These costs are approximate and vary with the price of materials in your area.
  • I haven’t worked the numbers out for the Lean-To Style Sheds because there are so many length, width, height and overhang combinations. But their construction is the closest to the Regular Gable sheds so the costs will be similar for the same height shed without overhang.
  • Tall barn prices don’t include a loft or overhang. If you want overhang it will be closer to the Deluxe Gable cost.
  • Deluxe Gable costs are based on 12:12 roof pitch. A more shallow pitch will be cheaper.
  • The smaller shed prices are more accurate than the larger ones because the waste is more predictable.
  • The more careful you are to use your scraps and plan your cuts, the lower your final cost will be.

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This download includes materials lists and cost estimate worksheets for all 5 of my shed plans. I have also included a few sample graphics and figures.
  • Regular Gable Roof
  • Tall Barn Style
  • Deluxe Gable Roof
  • Single Slope Lean-To Style
  • Bike Shed

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Lean To Plans

Option for a full size porch

Lean To With Porch

  • 1.5:12 roof pitch
  • 2, 4-6, 12 inch overhang options
  • 45 sizes from 4×4 to 12×20
  • 4 height options from 60 inches to 12 ft
  • Any custom length, width or height
  • Single and double doors
  • Floor studs 16 inch O.C.
  • Wall studs 16 inch O.C.
  • Rafters 16 inch O.C.
  • Single top plates
  • Instructions and details to build a porch
  • Bike shed ideas
  • Frame for pre hung doors and windows
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    Gable Shed Plans

    Includes 3:12, 4:12 & 5:12 roof pitches

    Gable Shed Front View

  • 3:12, 4:12, 5:12 roof pitch options
  • 2, 3 1/2, 5 1/2 inch overhang
  • 21 sizes from 8×4 to 12×20
  • Single and double doors
  • Single top plates
  • Wall studs and roof trusses 24 inch O.C.
  • One of the cheapest and easiest to build
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    $7.95

    Deluxe Shed Plans

    Includes 3:12, 6:12 & 12:12 roof pitches with full 12 inch overhang

    Deluxe Shed Front View

  • 3:12, 6:12 and 12:12 roof pitch options
  • 12 inch overhang
  • 31 sizes from 8×4 to 16×32
  • 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16 ft widths
  • Single and double doors
  • Floor studs 12 inch O.C.
  • Wall studs 16 inch O.C.
  • Roof trusses 16 inch O.C.
  • Double top plates
  • Includes 48 inch loft the length of the shed with an optional gable end door
  • Frame for pre hung doors and windows
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    $9.95

    Tall Barn Shed Plans

    Also includes original version without overhang

    Tall Barn Without Optional Overhang

  • Gambrel style barn roof
  • 12 inch overhang (option)
  • 31 sizes from 8×4 to 16×32
  • 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16 ft widths
  • Crows Beak (option)
  • Single and double doors
  • Floor studs 12 inch O.C.
  • Wall studs 16 inch O.C.
  • Roof trusses 16
    or 24 inch O.C.
  • Double top plates
  • Includes full width loft
  • Frame for pre hung doors and windows
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