Intro

Every plan we sell includes a list of materials needed to build a shed.  Below is a more detailed version with explainations of each material and some commentary why each material is important.

Preparation

Shed Plan or blueprint: Every great project starts with a plan and DIY-Plans.com provides that for you. 

Material Estimating Software:  Also included in every plan purchase, the material sheet will outline how much of each material will be needed for your shed or outdoor project.

Foundation Materials

Pea Gravel:  Provides a good base for your shed.  For a typical 10×10 foundation with a 4 inches thickness, you will need about 1.25 cubic yards of gravel

Concrete:

Concrete Form Tube

4X4 Pretreated Post

J Bolts

Pavers

Concrete Pier with Bracket

 

Framing Material

Dimensional Lumber – 2X4’s, 2X6’s, 4X4’s, 4X6’s (Studs) 

Joist Hanger

Nails – 8d, 16d

Sheeting – ½” Plywood, 7/16” Sheeting, ¾” Plywood

Siding – T1-11, Stucco, brick, rock, stone, vinyl,

Screws –

Construction Adhesive

Window

 

Truss Building Material

Trusses

Gusset Plates

Hurricane tie

 

Roofing Material

Roof Sheeting

H Clips

Tar Paper

Asphalt Shingles

Metal Roof Panels

Roof Flashing

Felt Paper

Roof Vents

Skylights

 

Finishing

Trim Material – 1X4 or 1×6

¾ Melamine For Shelving

Pegboard

calk

Paint

Wood Filler

Door Hinges

Door Lock

Decorations

 

Backyard Bedroom, Office, or Studio Materials

Flashing Tape

House Wrap

Electrical Boxes

Electrical Wire

Outlets

Insulation

Drywall

Drywall Tape

Drywall Screws

Drywall Mud

Lights

Outlet Covers

Flooring

Base

Interior Trim