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Shed How To & DIY

Improve the value of your home by discovering our shed step-by-step tips & ideas.

Design Ideas: 8 Sheds You’ll Love

Dreaming of a gorgeous guest house? A zen yoga den? A drool-worthy workshop? Here are a few ways to turn an ordinary shed into an outdoor oasis!

All About Garden Sheds

Whether you have small or large garden shed plans, we offer an all-encompassing guide on your installing, building, and purchasing options, as well as designing and custom accenting your cozy workspace.

S20 E8, Kevin O’Connor helps frame a shed
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How to Frame a Shed

General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor and mason Mark McCullough how to frame walls while rebuilding Mark’s chicken coop shed.

A Garden Shed That Doubles as a Gate

Using some salvaged materials and a design all his own, TOH reader David Campbell built a great-looking passthrough shed for gardening gear

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How to Run Electricity to a Shed

Electrician Scott Caron shows us how he powers an outbuilding—which takes wiring knowledge as well as lots of digging.

S20 E6, Tom Silva shingles a shed roof
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How to Install Shingles on a Shed

In this DIY Smarts project, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner the proper way to reshingle an old shed’s roof.

How to Build a Pallet Wood Shed

Need a place to store firewood in your yard? A pallet wood shed is an easy way to keep wood dry and accessible. Here are the steps you need to follow to build one yourself.

5 Steps to a Sweet Shed

From "she-sheds" to man caves, sheds have gone from humble storage units to social-media darlings. Love the idea, but feeling daunted? Here’s how to get an outstanding outbuilding of your own

8 She-Shed Design Ideas With Staying Power

You won't tire of these creative ideas after a season spent in your hideaway

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How to Build a Trash Shed

Create an outdoor waste and recycling shed with flip-open lids and easy-access bifold doors.

How to Build a Garden Tools Shed

Create lean-to storage with tongue-and-groove cedar

Beyond the Basic Shed

These practical yet stylish backyard structures offer more than a place to store the mower.