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Find the building project plans and how-to guides that you need to build a garden shed, potting shed, fire wood shed, lawn tractor garage, trash can shelter, backyard studio, craft barn, small workshop or home recycling center. Choose from dozens of great designs from top home and garden magazines, building supply retailers, architects and Internet shed plan publishers. And, just click to our All-Purpose Shed Plan list to find dozens and dozens of free plans for storage sheds, mini-barns, tool sheds, lean-tos and outdoor storage bins and closets.

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Free Garden Shed and Potting Shed Plans

Build The Ultimate Garden Shed  This attractive little building is a storage shed and gardener's potting shed in one. Download the free plans and read how you can have a copy in your backyard. The seventeen page building guide is from the July/August 2003 issue of The Family Handyman magazine.

Build a Stylish Multipurpose Garden Shed  This handsome Colonial-style garden shed is proof that form and function can coexist in a backyard building. It isn't just practical, spacious and sturdy. It's also beautifully designed to be an asset, not an eyesore, to any property. Building diagrams are included in a  a do-it-yourself article from Popular Mechanics Magazine.

Garden Tool Shed Blueprints with Potting Window from Georgia-Pacific  Free, instant download, do-it-yourself backyard building plans from Georgia-Pacific include detailed drawings, material lists, safety advice and how-to hints. Their attractive garden shed is approximately 40 square feet of floor space inside the shed and ample headroom for storage of bicycles, a lawnmower, garden tools or play equipment. The room is large enough for a six foot potting bench or workbench; a rear window provides natural light for growing seedlings.

Easy, Do It Yourself Garden Shed Plans  Build an attractive 6'x8' gable roof shed that will look great in your landscape. Get help from Mother Earth News Magazine's building guide.

Gardener's Shed Drawings from Family Handyman Magazine  This beautiful 7'x14' shed has walls of windows to make it perfect for starting seedlings. Experienced builders can get help from downloadable drawings, details and a material list.

Potting Shed Plans  Progressive Farmer Magazine created this pretty potting shed as part of their "Idea House and Farmstead" series. It's a great building for gardeners. The interior space is bright and breezy with three windows and a Dutch door. Skylights let even more sun in to get seedlings off to a quick start. The shady outdoor space is a great work room on hot or rainy days.

The Family Handyman's Garden Shed Addition  This spacious cedar garden shed has tons of storage space for lawn and garden tools plus shelves for supplies, a potting bench and windows. It's close at hand too, since it attaches to your garage or home wall.

 

Garden Tool Shed Plans  Here are five attractive, small tool shed designs from top magazines and building supply retailers. Pick the one you like and build it with the help of free, downloadable plans and step-by-step instructions.

DIY Compact Garden Shed Plans  Canadian Home Workshop Magazine offers downloadable prints of woodworker Shane Eagen's 1998 article with plans, illustrated do-it-yourself instructions and a complete materials list.

Build a Garden Tool Shed  Use this illustrated, step by step building guide and material list, by Monte Burch, from the pages of Extreme How-To Magazine. This 2'x4' lean-to garden tool shed is easy to build and takes the clutter out of your garage.

Gardeners' Shed Plans  Get plans and building ideas for a bunch of garden sheds, pallet sheds and utility shelters posted at Living Green & Frugally.

 

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Free Fire Wood Shed Plans

How to Build a Woodshed from Mother Earth Magazine  These illustrated, step-by-step instructions, by John Vivian, will let you customize and then build your own version of a classic 4'x8' New England Saltbox firewood shed. With timber-frame construction and and cedar shingle roof, this shed is designed for years and years of use.

How to Build a Firewood Shed  Keep your stack of firewood from getting damp by building this simple enclosure. The design, by Roy Berendsohn, is offered in an article, printable building plans and illustrated, step-by-step instructions at Popular Mechanics Magazine.

Free Firewood Shelter Plans at Ana-White.com   Here's a very simple and easy-to-build design to keep your fire wood dry.

Trash Can and Firewood Storage Shed from the Southern Forrest Products Association   These project plans will show you how to build a practical combination trash bin shelter and fire wood shed. The free instant download plans include step-by-step building instructions and material lists.

Fire Wood Shed Plans from Black and Decker  Get plans, material lists and do it yourself building instructions to help you build a small multi-purpose shed. This storage or wood shed is free-standing with a wooden skid foundation that makes it easy to move.

The Weekndr Woodshed  Build a simple lean-to style woodshed with the help of sketches and instructions at Weekndr.com

Fire Wood and Storage Shed Plans  This shed, from Popular Mechanics magazine is a handsome Colonial-style storage building that's one of the most versatile, well-designed backyard structures you'll ever find. It's really two sheds in one: a 10 x 12-ft. tool shed for general storage and an 8 x 10-ft. open-bay extension that's ideal for keeping firewood stacked and dry.

Woodshed and Wood Rack Building Plans at MyOutdoorPlans.com  Here's a great selection of backyard sheds in free, online, do it yourself building plans, with material and tool lists, and step-by-step instructions. You'll find small tool sheds, big storage sheds, fire wood sheds and racks, space-saving lean-tos, gambrel, gable and saltbox roof designs and a pretty barn-style shed.

Free Woodshed and Fire Wood Wood Rack Plans  Here are plans for a dozen simple fire wood shelters and racks that you can build yourself.

 

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Shed Plans, Prefabs and Building Kits on The Country Building Directory  Build the perfect shed or little barn for your property. Find construction blueprints, prefabs and building kits for all types of sheds, small pole barns, little pole-frame garages, all-purpose yard barns with lofts, do-it-yourself storage barns and little pole-frame country garages.

 
 

Free Backyard Studio, Cabana, Workshop and Hobby Barn Plans

16'x12' All-Purpose Backyard Building  Family Handyman Magazine calls this 2011 design a Garden Shed. It can be that, but it's also big enough and bright enough to be a backyard studio, workshop, home office or hobby shop. The downloadable plans and material list are for experienced builders.

Cottage Style Studio Shed  You can use this pretty all-purpose building as your backyard office, studio, cabana, craft shop, pool house or guest cottage. The free plans include an inviting front porch and skylights to brighten the interior.

12'x16' All Purpose Gable Roof Storage Shed  Free-ProjectPlans.com offers a free, thirty-five page downloadable plan set for this practical and attractive shed that you could use as your home office, hobby shop or studio. The drawings include rafter cut patterns, complete details and an integral slab foundation.

Octagonal Shed Blueprints  Use this, big unusual all-purpose building as your shed, backyard office, studio, cabana or guest cottage. The construction drawings call for 2x4 walls, 2x6 roof rafters and a monolithic slab foundation. Exterior finishes are up to you, so you can match your home.

16'x20' Work Shop  Family Handyman Magazine calls this 2010 design an Ultimate Shed. It is that, but it's also big enough to be your woodwork shop, studio or hobby shop. The high and wide front door allows easy access for big projects The downloadable plans and material list are best for use by experienced builders.

12'x12' All-Purpose Hip Roof Studio  This attractive little building could be your garden shed, backyard office, outdoor guest room, hobby shop or studio.

Old West Storefront Shed Building Plans  This design looks like an old-time western storefront, mercantile or saloon. You can use it as your shed, studio, kid's playhouse, cabana, pool house or guest cottage. Hang up a sign and it will make a great home office or shop.

Candlewood Workshop and Garage Plans  You can park a car, tractor or small truck in this little barn and still have more storage or workshop space. Post-frame or "pole-barn" construction makes for a sturdy but inexpensive little building. Use the convenient loft for even more storage. Free plans are offered by architect Don Berg and this web site.

 

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Backyard Mini-Barn Plans  Build the perfect little barn for your property. Find construction blueprints for small pole barns, barn-style sheds, little pole-frame garages, all-purpose yard barns with lofts, do-it-yourself storage barns and little pole-frame country garages. Check out some prefabs and small barn building kits too.

Shed Plans, Prefabs and Building Kits on The Country Building Directory  Build the perfect shed or little barn for your property. Find construction blueprints, prefabs and building kits for all types of sheds, small pole barns, little pole-frame garages, all-purpose yard barns with lofts, do-it-yourself storage barns and little pole-frame country garages.

 
 

Free Garbage Can Shed, Trash Bin and Recycling Center Plans

A Simple, Do-It-Yourself Recycling Center  Use online drawings from Sunset Magazine to help build an 8' x 30" shelter for your trash bins and more. This lean-to design attaches to your home, garage or shed.

 

Trash Can and Firewood Storage Shed from the Southern Forest Products Association   These project plans will show you how to build a practical combination trash bin shelter and fire wood shed. The free instant download plans include step-by-step building instructions and material lists.

Canadian Home Workshop's Handy Trash Center  Download drawings and a building guide for this practical 24" x 46" trash and recycling bin shelter.

An Outdoor Storage Locker  Assemble Family Handyman Magazine's easy-to-build storage locker in your backyard. This design is low and compact, yet spacious enough hold your garbage cans, recycling bins and garden tools too.

 

Storage and Trash Can Bin Drawings from Arch Wood Protection, Inc. Download plans for a practical and easy-to-build shelter. The plans include wall panel details and a complete material list.

How to Build a Trash Shed  Use this step-by-step, illustrated guide from This Old House Magazine.

 

Trash Can Bin Plans from Black and Decker  Get plans, material lists and do it yourself building instructions to help you build a small, multi-purpose shed. This storage, trash can or wood bin is free-standing with a wooden skid foundation that makes it easy to move.

Garbage, Trash and Recycling Center Shed Plans  Use any of these four free plans to build your own practical shelter.

 

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Shed Plans, Prefabs and Building Kits on The Country Building Directory  Build the perfect shed or little barn for your property. Find construction blueprints, prefabs and building kits for all types of sheds, small pole barns, little pole-frame garages, all-purpose yard barns with lofts, do-it-yourself storage barns and little pole-frame country garages.

 
 

Free Tractor Shed Plans

Build a Little Pole Barn for Your Lawn Tractor  Pole-style construction provides an economical method of building a drive-thru shed, even if the shed is built on a sloping lot. This project from Extreme How-To Magazine is a great way to learn pole building techniques. And, you'll have a pretty, gambrel roof yard barn for your tractor, snowmobile or ATV when you're done.

The Family Handyman's Schoolhouse Style Shed  Are you looking for an unusual shed design? Here are complete DIY plans and instructions for building a 10-ft. x 12-ft. shed that looks like an old-time country schoolhouse. It has double-doors for wide access for your lawn or yard tractor, a covered entry and fiber-cement siding for low maintenance and durability.

Free All-Purpose Storage Shed Plans from Today's Plans  These traditional gable-roof sheds can be built with finishes to match your home or garage. Lofts add inexpensive, high-and-dry storage space for seasonal yard furniture, holiday decorations, family records and more. Wide doors offer easy access and drive-in lawn tractor shelter. At 10'x12' and 10'x14', these free plans should be big enough to store your lawn tractor, garden tools and much more.

16'x20' Tractor Shop  Family Handyman Magazine calls this 2010 design an Ultimate Shed. It is that, but it's also big enough and bright enough to be a backyard garage and work shop for your small tractor and one or two more small vehicles. The downloadable plans and material list are for experienced builders.

12'x16' Backyard Barn  This forty-six page plan set includes truss angle cutting patterns, a complete material list and all of the details that you'll need. The pretty little barn-roof shed has double doors so you can drive your lawn tractor right in.

Free Plans for a PVC Pipe Mini-Barn  This quick, inexpensive fabric covered shelter is great for ATVs, bikes, golf carts or lawn tractors. 

Cottage Style Tractor Garage  Who says a lawn tractor shed has to look like a shed? This beautiful miniature cottage-style garage will fit your lawn tractor, tools, work bench and more. Download the seventeen page article and plans from The Family Handyman Magazine and learn how you can build it yourself.

 

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More Free Shed Plans  Can't find just what you're looking for? Don't worry. We have lists of free plans for storage sheds, tool sheds, mini-barns, space-saving lean-to sheds, little outdoor closets and more. Just click to find dozens of great designs.

Free Do It Yourself Shed Building Plans by Backyard3.com  Build your own shed or mini-barn with concise plans, material lists and illustrated step-by-step instructions created by a shed building pro. Choose from gable roof or gambrel roof designs for practical 10'x8' buildings.

Free Shed Building Guides  Learn how to build all types of sheds with the help of these illustrated, step-by-step lessons. Turn any shed plan into a do-it-yourself project, save construction costs by finding out which parts of the project you can handle yourself, or learn enough to understand and follow your builders' progress.

Backyard Screen Room Plans from The Family Handyman Magazine  Build the perfect backyard retreat with plans and detailed how-to photos for a Craftsman-Style outdoor room.

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