This shed was built following the "Modern Shed" plans with some modifications. The front wall is taller than the design, and the clear polycarbonate roof was added. We had very little waste from this build because of the 8×16' size. Only end pieces, and smallish scraps were left.

The concrete pier foundation was included in the plans, but I sistered two 2x6x16s instead of using LVL beams, LVLs were not readily available. I dug the holes 16" down and added 4" of gravel. 8 Piers with a 12" diameter took 24 bags of concrete. You can do it without a mixer in one hard day. Piers were 24" and 12" above ground. This provided some nice storage for extra wood, bricks, and things that don't need to be indoors.

All building products were purchased from Home Depot. The bulk delivery arrived in less than 24 hours from being placed and all items that I had to return were accepted without conflict. If you copy this build avoid Palruf PVC clear roof panels and purchase Suntuf polycarbonate instead. it is the same manufacturer, but Palfuf is not meant for enclosed applications. That said, the Suntuf Ploycarbonate was not an easy installation either, and I have some leaks – maybe 3% of the holes. Plan on sealing the predrilled holes with approved silicone and washer-screws before the final tightening. We love the clear roof – it won't be a creepy dark shed.

Also thanks to Shannon + Crew at He was my guru of choice throughout the build. Thanks Shannon!

Thanks for watching!

21 Responses

  1. Suddenly I felt like I was watching the old Spider Man show from the 80’s …. and your last name is Parker? Lol, coincidence? I think not…. Awesome job!

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    2. I bet she didn’t even want a shed, all women want is money and here he is blowing all his timme and money on something she didn’t even want in the ffirst place and would have instead rather had the money he spent on it

    1. Yes, was thinking the same thing. Most of he’s done could form the basis of a tiny home. It would be interesting to compare the time, effort and cost to construct a slightly bigger version of this; versus a $2500 20′ high cube container starter base. Even spec’ing out %100 new (non-recycled) wood, I wonder if the stick-built version wouldn’t still come out ahead.

  2. It’s decent, needs to be little bit more bigger. If you put Lawn Mower. It will only take too much space. Should have shelf a table if you want craft something.

  3. WANTED: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box 1 Buford, Wyoming 82052. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed. I have only done this once before.

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