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To build a shed foundation, dig a 6-inch deep trench supported by wooden inserts, and layer the trench with crushed gravel, sand and concrete. You need a tape measure, stakes, string, a garden spade and a tamper. More »

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A solid concrete slab provides a very stable and strong foundation for a storage shed. Solid concrete has the advantage of providing a floor as well. More »

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Homeowners build a shed from a kit by creating a solid foundation, framing the walls, installing roof trusses, adding shingles and then placing the windows and doors. The exact process used in these steps varies by kit m... More »

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Building a brick retaining wall involves digging a trench for the wall's footing, installing the wall footing and laying brick rows. Cleaning the brick faces with a wire brush completes the process. More »

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In order to build a shed with a sloped roof, first build a platform, then build the walls and the roof, nail the pieces together, install doors and windows and then perform the finish work. Follow all local ordinances an... More »

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Build a screened-in patio by laying a solid foundation and structuring your frame. Then, set-up the roof and build your doors. Finally, put up the screens and secure the awnings. More »

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To build a cob house, make the cob from a mixture of one part straw, one part clay or subsoil, and four parts sand. Start with a well-drained foundation, and form the walls of the house by compacting balls of wet cob. More »

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