Wooden Garden Sheds Can Be an Attractive Asset to Your Yard

Wooden Garden Sheds Can Be an Attractive Asset to Your Yard
Wooden Garden Sheds Can Be an Attractive Asset to Your Yard

Wooden garden sheds provide an attractive way to keep your garden tools and equipment organized and secure. Some people just use their shed for storing garden equipment and supplies, however, there are several instances where a garden shed is also used as a workshop or a place to pot plants. If your shed is not used for storage it can also serve as your own private retreat where you can go to relax and enjoy some quiet time by yourself.

Why Are Wooden Garden Sheds so Popular?

Wooden garden sheds allow an aesthetically pleasing look that is hard to achieve with sheds made with other materials Sheds constructed with pressure-treated lumber are resistant to termite attack and other insect problems and do not need a lot of maintenance. Cedar is another option when it comes to the exterior walls of your shed because it resists rot, looks good and has a pleasant smell.

The advantage of working with wood as opposed to working with metal or plastic is that you just need a few basic tools to get the job done.

To Buy or To Build

You can pick from two options. The two methods of building a shed are to buy one that is preassembled and then erected on your site or you can get the materials from a lumber supply store and build it from scratch.

If you decide you want a preassembled shed you’ll find many selections which vary in design, size, and shape. No matter what size shed you’re considering whether it is a small 5′x3′ or a larger 30′x12′ shed you’ll be able to find something that will meet your needs.

If you decide to construct a shed on your own there are two options. Those that are confident about their carpentry skills would rather build their shed from scratch while others prefer to assemble their shed from a kit. If you possess even moderate carpentry talents you might want to construct your shed from scratch which will allow you to personalize the design according to your needs. If you think that your carpentry skills aren’t up to the task you may wish to buy a kit that has all the parts precut.

If you’re thinking that you’d like to build your own shed your first purchase will be a complete set of plans that will clearly show you how to construct the building yourself. If you’re looking for plans for wooden garden sheds you can check out various books, magazines, and the internet in addition to what is available in your local library. The internet, however, offers the best source of shed designs because there are so many to choose from.

Make sure that the shed plan you purchase clearly explains how to assemble your shed and provides a complete list of the materials you’ll need.

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Getting Started

Your first task, whether you buy a preassembled shed or build it from scratch is to determine how you are going to use it. If you want to store a few garden tools and some pots in your shed you probably won’t need anything too big. If you want your shed to accommodate a variety of items such as a work area, RVs, tractors, and lawn equipment then you want to make sure you plan for enough floor space.

When you’ve decided how big your shed is going to be your next step is to determine what kind of shed roof and foundation you want. And finally, the construction of your shed should be strong enough to endure the weather conditions you could expect to occur in your area.

Bestseller No. 1
EMKK 64”H Garden Storage Shed,Garden Tool Storage Cabinet,Lockable Wooden Storage Sheds Organizer,Outdoor Lockable Vertical Storage Shed with 3 Shelves Organizer for Garden, Backyard, Patio and Lawn
  • 【Durable Fir Wood Frame】This outdoor storage shed is made of 100%fir wood with metal handles, hinges and latches. The door is reinforced by extra X-shaped wood slats to enhance the durability. (Dimension: 48.2" x 15" x 64")
  • 【Waterproof Roof】The slightly tilted roof is covered with of waterproof asphalt material, which can prevent water from accumulation and give a great protection.
  • 【Safe Lockable Door】This garden storage shed is equipped with double doors, the metal latch can lock the doors to prevents tools from falling off the shelves. two metal hinges connect the doors to open flexibly.
  • 【Large Storage Space】It can divided into two parts.The left part is consist of 2 compact compartments, which are suitable for placing short tools such as watering can and tool box. The right part is a tall compartment which can accommodate long handled tools such as rakes and brooms. The shelf of the left part can also be removed if you need.
  • 【Multifunctional Storage Shed】This fir wood storage cabinet can match well with various places. It can be used as a garden tool storage cabinet, pool supplies storage cabinet and lawn maintenance equipment shed.There are 2 packages for the product, if you have got one of the 2 packages, please wait patiently for the another package arrive at your home, it is on the way to your home.
Bestseller No. 2
TOETOL Outdoor Storage Shed with Floor, Wooden Garden Tool Storage Cabinet, 70” Tall Water-Resistant Outhouse Kit for Deck, Patio, Garden and Yard
  • 【MULTIPURPOSE STORAGE SHED】 - This water-resistant wood storage cabinet features a multifunction. It can be used as a utility tool storage cabinet, garden shed, pool supplies storage cabinet, lawn care equipment shed and more. Besides the outdoor shed has a lockable door. Just require you to shut and lock the door to prevent your tools from being scattered everywhere.(Size: 28.3" x 20.5" x 70.5")
  • 【ADJUSTABLE STORAGE SPACE】 - The outdoor storage cabinet has 3-tier shelves, providing ample storage space to hide your tools and keep your space looking tidy. And the shelves can be easily removed to flexibly accommodate large tools like mops, brooms, dustpans to meet your current needs.
  • 【SOLID AND DURABLE CONSTRUCTION 】- The outdoor storage shed is made of high-quality fir wood, and features a raised bottom, ensuring stability and durability on any surface. There are 4 metal brackets to better fix the garden storage wood shed. Besides, the outdoor garden shed is easy with other décor and natural settings.
  • 【EASY TO ASSEMBLE】- We will provide detailed instructions and the necessary hardware to shorten your installation time. All parts of this affordable outdoor storage shed are labeled and necessary tools included. And, it can be freely painted in any other color you like.
  • 【WATER-RESISTANT ROOF】- The tilted asphalt roofs and water-resistant coating protect the storage shed from bad weather like wind and rain. The upper space can store the tools you use frequently. This design ensures a longer lifespan for the shed when used outdoors.


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