Free Do It Yourself Building Guides
Learn how to build a shed, garage, barn,
workshop, small home, home expansion or just about anything else with these free
how-to guides. Or, learn enough about the construction process to follow your
contractors' progress. Find out what you can do to help and to save big on
Carpentry & Building Field Manual
This downloadable text book is a basic training guide for US Army
engineers who are responsible for the planning and construction of
all types of buildings. It describes techniques and procedures for
reading construction drawings, the preparation and use of a bill of
materials, building layout, forming for concrete slabs and
foundations, frame construction, finish carpentry, roof framing and
Get started on your new shed, cabana, barn, garage, car barn,
hobby shop, carriage house, workshop or backyard studio right
now. With one order for just $29.00 you can download
professional construction blueprints for over one hundred
different designs. You'll be able to download any and all of the
plans right away and print as many copies as you need to get
permits, to get contractors' bids and for construction. The set
comes with a full money-back guarantee.
Durability by Design
HUD's downloadable guidebook covers basic concepts of durability and
presents recommended practices - including numerous construction
details and design data - for matters such as moisture management,
ultraviolet protection, insects, decay, corrosion, and natural
Garage and Work Shop Building Guides from
Take advantage of these free, online guides to each stage of garage
building, how-to advice, and building tricks and hints. With a
wealth of how-to content, detailed project information and a vast amount of home improvement
features, DoitYourself.com brings out the handyperson in everyone
via a searchable database.
How to Build a Garage, Barn or Workshop
Editors of The Family Handyman Magazine demonstrate how to frame a
garage, a workshop, a small barn or just about anything else. Get
their best tips on design, foundations, framing, sheathing, roofing,
siding and more. A
Do It Yourself Pole-Barn Building
Learn how to create an inexpensive pole barn as your storage barn,
garage, animal shelter or workshop. this illustrated article by
Steve Maxwell will show you how.
Read Rona's guide to building a
garage. Decide for yourself if garage building is a do-it-yourself
project or if you should call in the pros. Rona shows you the
materials, tools you'll need and the steps that you'll need to take
to build a typical 16'x22' one-car garage.
Backyard Mini-Barn Plans
perfect little barn for your property. Find construction
blueprints for small pole barns, barn-style sheds, little
pole-frame garages, all-purpose yard barns with lofts,
small storage barns and little pole-frame country
Shed Building eBook from Just Sheds, Inc.
free, 31 page book with expert advice on how to build any type of
shed. The ten illustrated chapters take you through the entire
process one step at a time.
The Building Guide at MyStorageShed.Blogspot
This online guide will help you build an attractive 8'x8' gambrel
roof storage shed or a similar shed in the size that you need. The
website presents step-by-step instructions, dozens of helpful
photographs, building hints and safety tips.
Rona's Free Shed Planning Guide
Learn how to choose the right style of shed and right location
on your property.
Check out all of
the considerations before you order a kit or building
Simple Building Details
Do you need some help with your building project? Here are some
design ideas and construction drawings that you're welcome to use.
They should work well on many different sheds, garages, workshops
and small barns.
How to Build a Staircase
have to be designed and built carefully to be safe and durable.
Learn how with this informative stair building guide by Doug Adams
of Extreme How-To Magazine
How to Build a Cupola
2'x2' rooftop cupola with detailed drawings and an illustrated
building guide from The Family Handyman Magazine. Or, use the guide
to help you plan, design and build a larger cupola.
Building Specifications - Owner/Builder Agreement
you're using a contractor to help build, this simple one-page
document can save you both hundreds or even thousands of dollars in
misunderstandings. Review it with your builder, note any changes,
sign it and staple it to any set of construction drawings that
Pole-Barn Plans and Pole-Frame
Garage and Workshop Plans
practical post-frame barn blueprints, garage plans
with lofts and optional add-on garages, carports,
storage spaces and workshop areas. Find
architect-designed woodshop designs and plans for mini-barns, hobby
shops, sheds, backyard studios, she sheds, home
offices and more.
Help yourself to hundreds of plans for sheds,
barns, garages, workshops, cabins, cottages, solar homes and
backyard structures, offered for free by some of the Internet's top
designers and publishers. Then, check out our lists of thousands of
free, do it yourself woodwork, home improvement and backyard project