How to Build a Cheap Storage Shed

Printable plans and a materials list let you build our dollar-savvy storage shed and get great results.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Caulk gun
  • Chalk line
  • Circular saw
  • Clamps
  • Cordless drill
  • Drill bit set
  • Hammer
  • Hearing protection
  • Level
  • Jigsaw
  • Router
  • Sawhorses
  • Speed square
  • Stepladder
  • Tape measure
  • Tin snips
  • Pocket hole jig

See the Materials List in Additional Information at the end of the Step-by-Step section.