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8×8 Shed Plans – Small Barn – Free PDF Download

8×8 shed plans – small barn, plans include a free PDF download, shopping list, cutting list, and step-by-step drawings. This gambrel design is great for storage or the garden.

8×8 Shed Plans – Small Barn – Overview

8×8 Shed Plans – Small Barn – Material List

Shopping List -8x8 Shed Plans - Small Barn

Shopping List -8x8 Shed Plans - Small Barn

Floor
9 – pressure-treated 2×6 – 8′
2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 8′
2 – 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Wall Frame
21 – 2×4 – 8′

Rafters/Truss
15 – 2×4 – 8′

Siding
6 – t1-11 exterior siding– 4’x8′ sheets

Roof Deck
8 – 2×4 – 8′
6 – 1/2″ plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Door
6 – 2×4 – 8′

Trim
4 – 1×4 – 10′

Hardware
shingles
roof tacks
roofing felt
roofing felt staples
2 – door hinge
1 – door handle
1 – door latch
3 1/2″ galvanized nails
2″ deck screws
2″ galvanized nails
1 1/4″ galvanized finishing nails
3″ galvanized finishing nails

Cutting List 8x8 Shed Plans - Small Barn

Cutting List 8x8 Shed Plans - Small Barn

Floor
2 – pressure-treated 2×6 – 8′
7 – pressure-treated 2×6 – 7′ 9″
2 – pressure treated 4×4 – 8′
2 – 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood – 4’x8′ sheet

Wall Frame
4 – 2×4 – 8′
19 – 2×4 – 3′ 7″
2 – 2×4 – 7′ 5″
4 – 2×4 – 2′ 1″
3 – 2×4 – 2′ 5 3/8″
2 – 2×4 – 6′ 11 1/2″
1 – 2×4 – 3′

Rafters/Truss
28 – 2×4 – 3′ 3 5/8″ (22.5-degree angle cuts both end in opposite directions)
15 – 1/2″ plywood – 7 1/8″x1′ 4″
1 – 2×4 – 5′ 10 3/4″ – (22.5-degree angle cuts both end in opposite directions)

Siding
6 – t1-11 exterior siding – 4’x8′ sheets (cut to size)

Roof Deck
2 – 2×4 – 8′ (cut to size)
16 – 2×4 – 2′ 5 3/4″
6 – 1/2″ plywood – 4’x8′ sheet (cut to size)

Door
2 – 2×4 – 6′ 6″
1 – 2×4 – 3′ 10″
2 – 2×4 – 6′ 2 1/2″
1 – 2×4 – 3′
2 – 2×4 – 2′ 5″

Trim
4 – 1×4 – 10′ (cut to size)

Floor

8x8 shed plans - small barn - floor joist and band.Cut two pressure-treated 2×6’s to 8′ long for the band. Cut seven pressure-treated 2×6’s to 7′ 9″ long for the floor joist. Assemble as shown on illustration above. Use 3 1/2″ nails, nail through the band and into the floor joist. Floor joist will be spaced out 16″ O.C. The floor frame can be squared by measuring diagonally until both sides measure the same.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - floor 4x4 skid.Cut two pressure-treated 4×4’s to 8′ long. Attach the 4×4 skids to the floor frame as shown on illustration above, secure with 3 1/2″ nails, nail through the floor frame and into the 4×4 skids.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - floor deck.

Cut the 3/4″ tongue and groove plywood to size and install using 2″ deck screws. Screw through the plywood floor deck and into the floor frame.

Wall Frame

8x8 shed plans - small barn - right and left wall frame.Right/Left Wall Frame

Cut four 2×4’s to 8′ long for the bottom and top plate. Cut ten 2×4’s to 3′ 7″ long for the wall studs. Assemble as shown in illustration above, nail 3 1/2″ nails through the top and bottom plate and into the wall studs.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - back wall frame.Back Wall Frame

Cut two 2×4’s to 7′ 5″ long for the bottom and top plate. Cut five 2×4’s to 3′ 7″ long for the wall studs. Assemble as shown on illustration above, nail 3 1/2″ nails through the top and bottom plate and into the wall studs.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - front wall frame.Front Wall Frame

Cut four 2×4’s to 2′ 1″ long for the top and bottom plate. Cut four 2×4’s to 3′ 7″ long for the wall studs. Assemble as shown on illustration above, nail 3 1/2″ nails through the top and bottom plate and into the wall studs.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - wall frame.Nail wall frames into the floor and wall frame using 3 1/2″ nails.

Rafters/Truss

8x8 shed plans - small barn - truss details.See illustration above for truss details.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - rafters.Cut twenty-eight 2×4’s to 3′ 3 5/8″ long for the rafters. Cut 22.5-degree angle cuts to the end, angle cuts on the ends will be in opposite directions.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - birds mouth.Cut a birds mouth to ten of the rafters as shown on illustration above.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - gussets. Cut 15 gussets from 1/2″ plywood as shown on illustration above. Assemble the roof trusses, nail 2″ nails through the gussets and into the rafters.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - back wall truss.Cut one 2×4 to 5′ 10 3/4″ long, cut 22.5-degree angle cuts to both ends. Attach to the truss as shown on illustration above, this truss will go on the back of the shed.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - roff truss.Install the roof trusses as shown on illustration above. Use 3 1/2″ nails to assemble, nail through the truss and into the wall frame.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - back wall top studs.Cut three 2×4’s to 2′ 5 3/8″ long. Install 2×4’s to the back wall as shown on illustration above. Notch the top of the 2×4’s to fit around the roof truss, install with 3 1/2″ nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - door frame.Cut two 2×4’s to 6′ 11 1/2″ long. Notch the top of the 2×4’s to fit around the front wall rafters, install with 3 1/2″ nails. Cut one 2×4 to 3′ long and install as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails.

The door opening will be 3′ wide x 6′ 4″ high.

Siding

8x8 shed plans - small barn - right and left wall siding.Cut the t1-11 exterior siding as shown on illustration above, notch siding around rafters, install with 1 1/4″ finishing nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - front wall siding.Install the front siding as shown on illustration above using 1 1/4″ nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - cut front wall siding.Cut siding around rafters, cut out door opening. The door opening that has been cut out will be used to make the door.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - back wall siding.Install the back siding as shown on illustration above using 1 1/4″ nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - cut back wall siding.Cut siding around rafters.

Roof Deck

8x8 shed plans - small barn - roof outriggers.Measure and cut 2×4’s and install on the side wall between the rafters as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ nails. Cut sixteen 2×4’s to 2′ 5 3/4″ long for the outriggers. Notch the front rafters and siding as shown on illustrations above and install the outriggers using 3 1/2″ nails. Attach the roof trim as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ finishing nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - roof deck.Measure, cut, and install the 1/2″ plywood for the roof deck using 2″ nails. Nail through the roof deck and into the roof truss frame.

Door

8x8 shed plans - small barn - door trim.Cut two 2×4’s to 6’6″ long and one 2×4 to 3′ 10″ long. Install as shown on illustration above using 3″ finishing nails.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - door.Cut two 2×4’s to 6′ 2 1/2″ long. Cut one 2×4 to 3′ long. Cut two 2×4’s to 2′ 5″ long. Optional, measure and cut to size 2×4’s to form the X on the door. Nail 2″ nails through the siding and into the 2×4’s.

8x8 shed plans - small barn - door hinges.Install the door hinges, handle, and latch to the door and install door to shed.

Shingles/Trim

8x8 shed plans - DIY free PDF download.Measure and cut the 1×4 corner trim to size and install using 1 1/4″ finishing nails. Install roofing felt, and shingles.

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