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Tips for building a wood shed include designing the structure so it provides protection from the elements while allowing enough air circulation to season the wood and prevent rot. Place the shed far enough from the house... More »

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Building a 10-foot by 12-foot shed requires several different types of wood in different cuts and quantities, including pieces for studs, joists, headers and trim pieces, among others. Follow the material list on the pla... More »

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To build a storage shed ramp, attach a ledger board to the shed, and dig an area for the concrete block foundation of the ramp before setting the concrete blocks and attaching a support board. Then, cut and anchor the ra... More »

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