8x12 short 8 foot  lean to shed plans

8x12 Short Lean To Shed
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Emailed Plans: $19.99
(8 1/2" x 11" Emailed PDF

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(8 1/2" x 11" Postal mailed)

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This plan is designed to be less than 8' tall to comply with an 8' height restriction.

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The 8x12 Lean To shed plans include:

  • 6' 10 1/2" wall height - 6'-10 1/2" Front Wall and 5'-7" Rear Wall heights.
  • Home Built Doors - Door plans are included for the home built door.
  • Treated Wood or Steel Stud Floor - The floor is built using 2x6 treated lumber or steel studs sitting directly on crushed gravel to reduce the overall height.
  • Low Slope Roof: This shed uses a roof slope of 2 in 12. Most asphalt shingle manufacturers require an additional membrane under the shingles for slopes of 2 in 12 inches.

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8x12 short 8 foot  lean to shed plans frontOptional door configurations included with the lean to shed plans


8x12 Lean To Shed Floor Plan

8x12 short 8 foot  lean to shed plans floor plan

Example of our 8x12 short lean to shed plans.

8x12 short 8 foot  lean to shed plans

8x12 Short Lean To Storage Shed Plans Include The Following:

  • Materials List:The 8x12 Short Lean To shed plans come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
  • Foundations: The shed foundation is built using crushed gravel to make a bed for the steel stud floor faming to rest on.
  • Floor: 2x6 floor joists at 16" on center with 3/4" floor sheathing.
  • Walls Framing: 2x4 framing at 16" on center with a double top plate, just like a home is framed.
  • Wall Height: 6'-10 1/2" Tall Wall and 5'-7" Rear Lower Wall heights.
  • Doors: Home built door 5'-8" x 5'-10 1/2"
  • Window: There are no windows on the plans but windows can be added on any wall.
  • Siding: Textured Plywood siding is what is shown on the plans. You may add or substitute other sidings such as cedar shingles or horizontal lap siding or vinyl siding.
  • Roof: The roof is framed using 2x6's to build the rafters. It is sheeted with 1/2" O.S.B. The plans give you a template and dimensions for the birdsmouth cut angles.
  • Roof Pitch: 2/12, this means that for every 2 inches of rise there is 12 inches of run horizontally.
  • Roof Overhang: 6" on the front and back. 1" on the sides.
  • Roofing = Corrugated metal roofing or asphalt shingles with low slope application may be installed
  • Trim = 1x4 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves, facia, and door.
  • Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors.
  • Roof Snow Load: 40 pounds per square foot. This is more than adequate for most areas. If you live in an area with a high snow load you should check with your local building department for your local snow load. Contact us and we can specify stronger roof framing.

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