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Why Choose DIY-Plans

With the do-it-yourself craze raging, people are eager toget their hands dirty and create things on their own. There’s a certain gratification that comes with working hard to produce something tangible. Building a shed is one pursuit that will expand your skill set....

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Modern Shed Designs

The garden is no longer the exclusive domain of plants and shrubs. Water features, sitting areas, and structures such as gazebos, pergolas, and sheds are now common features of a garden. Gazebos and pergolas are attractive, but they are expensive and have few...

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Choosing the Best Material for Your Shed

A shed is constructed for different purposes, including to provide storage space and to serve as a private getaway. A shed can serve as an extension of your house and can be built in all different sizes, shapes, styles, and materials. The following are the best...

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Shed Building Mistakes To Avoid [infographic]

There are things you need to consider when building a shed. Make sure not to make the most common shed building mistakes by planning what type of shed you’re going to buy. It must be made from high-quality materials in order to survive all kinds of weather conditions,...

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National Poetry Month

Introduced by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is celebrated each April in order to increase awareness of and appreciation for poetry. Schools, libraries, publishers, booksellers, and poets—from amateurs to experts—all join in the...

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How to Build a Gable Shed

The gable roof, also known as the A-frame, is the most popular roofline for storage sheds. The sloping gable roof consists of two sides that join in a peak in the middle, resembling the letter A. The gable roof is a simple design, formed by attaching two large pieces...

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Shed Building Tools [Infographic]

To start your shed building project, planning, and bit creativity can help you begin the space you desired most. You can always start with “what to do first” and “what materials to use”, then a little push; you can start your project with ease....

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Gable or Gambrel Shed – Which One Suits You?

The first step in building a storage shed is to determine the shed design. There are different designs of storage sheds, with the gable and gambrel iterations as the most popular sheds in terms of aesthetics and storage volume. Gable Roof The gable roof, popularly...

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Protect Your Eyes During DIY Projects

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. The observance is significant considering that 2,000 Americans suffer from eye injuries each day. Some have even experienced vision loss because of eye injury. In the workplace, eye injuries result in a $300 million loss each...

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A Pub Shed for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17, the death date of the patron saint of Ireland. The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day is observed culturally with people wearing green attire and joining public parades and festivals. St. Patrick’s Day parades include...

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“She Sheds” for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is observed on March 8. The day is devoted to all women, particularly those who have, through courage and determination, played a critical role in history. The efforts surrounding the day are often aimed at ending discrimination against girls...

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Read Across America Day: The Handy Man’s Book List

Read Across America Day is observed on March 2 in celebration of reading. Reading opens many doors in life. The holiday shines a light on the importance of reading to learn new things, expand the mind and boost imagination. Reading figures into our lives on a daily...

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