Sheds

Add a little space to your yard by building your own DIY shed and have the perfect place for storing all of your outdoor equipment and tools.

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    Reader Project: Cedar Garden Shed and Fire Pit

    The Family Handyman reader Kurt Schmatzhagen sent us photos of the shed he built in his backyard using our Ultimate Garden Shed plans.

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    15 Shed Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    The Family Handyman editors have decades of experience building sheds. Here, they share their top lessons learned, so you can...


    Long-Term Storage for Long-Handle Tools

    One way to get rid of clutter in your storage shed or garage is to do what we did.


    Shed A Little Light

    Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.


    How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion

    Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...

    Finally Build Your Dream Shed

    Build your dream shed with easy access, storage galore and a private porch for lounging. Here's how to do it:



    Reader Project: The Perfect Garden Shed

    Using many of the ideas and tips from The Family Handyman magazine, John Blackburn designed and built this beautiful garden...


    11 Ideas for Organizing Your Shed

    Looking for ways to clean up your garden shed mess? We've got the best projects for organizing your shed and...


    Reader Project: Pallet Shed for Storing Firewood

    I built this wood shed with slightly used pallets from a local beer distributor, all the same size. I started...


    Reader Project: Storage Shed Built on Platform Deck

    Reader David Lee needed storage space, and a shed was the clear solution. What wasn’t clear was where to put it. His mountainside...


    Reader Project: Stone Shed

    Tim Caudill added a twist to the Streamlined Garden Shed from the July/Aug '08 issue of Family Handyman, and created...


    10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

    Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...

    Reader Project: Grand Garden Shed

    A need for an outdoor shower, a magazine article for inspiration and a few friends willing to help resulted in...


    Reader Project: Cover-Worthy Shed

    A few years back, I saw this article in the magazine and decided that one day I would build one,...


    Reader Project: Taj Ma-Shed

    This Ultimate Shed project from The Family Handyman turned out to be much more challenging than anticipated, but we are...


    Reader Project: Amazing Yellow Shed

    I built this Dream Shed with help from my son for a client and they absolutely love it. I used...


    Reader Project: Modified Dream Shed

    Based on Dream Shed plans from The Family Handyman’s 2013 issue, reader Alan Luebs put a creative spin on his...


    Reader Project: Shed Plus Shelter

    This version of The Family Handyman’s Shed Plus Shelter, originally published in the July/August 2012 issue, looks amazing in its...


    Reader Project: Garden Shed

    Norman followed The Family Handyman’s Garden Shed project plans, changing up the exterior colors to dark green for the siding...


    Reader Project: Dream Shed

    Check out this version of The Family Handyman’s Dream Shed, originally published in the July/August 2013 issue. See what additions...

    12 Ideas for Turning a Storage Shed into a Relaxing Space

    Who said a shed can only be used for storing tools? You can turn it into an inspiring and comfortable...


    Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

    You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...


    2016 Shed

    Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Multipurpose Shed in the July/August 2016 issue.


    2015 Shed Drawings and Material List

    Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the Perfectly Practical Shed in the July/August 2015 issue.


    2014 Shed

    Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2014 Ultimate Garden Shed


    Dream Shed Made Easy

    Materials List and Shed Construction Drawings for the 2013 Dream Shed Made Easy