Anatomy of a Shed

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Shown as a cutaway, this shed illustrates many of the standard building components and how they fit together.

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Shown as a cutaway, this shed illustrates many of the standard building components and how they fit together. It can also help you understand the major construction stages—each project in this book includes a specific construction sequence, but most follow the standard stages in some form:
1. Foundation—including preparing the site and adding a drainage bed;
2. Framing—the floor is first, followed by the walls, then the roof;
3. Roofing—adding sheathing, building paper, and roofing material;
4. Exterior finishes—including siding, trim, and doors and windows.

 
 

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