How to Build a Garage,
Workshop or Small Barn:
Do It Yourself Guides from The Family Handyman Magazine
The Editors of The Family Handyman Magazine demonstrate how to build
a garage, a workshop, a small barn or just about anything else. Get
their best tips on design, foundations, framing, sheathing and more.
How to Frame a Garage Follow a
step-by-step guide, see lists of the typical tools and materials
that you'll need, get helpful hints from a building inspector,
then follow links to learn how to add roofing and siding.
Get More Storage with a Bump-Out Addition
Create an economical storage nook for bikes, tools or just about
How to Build a Cupola Build a
2'x2' rooftop cupola with detailed drawings and an illustrated
building guide. Or, use the guide to help you envision, design and
build a larger cupola.
How to Build a Gable Dormer
Here's a project that can add space, light, ventilation and
character to any loft or home attic.
How to Wire a Garage, Barn or Shop
Learn how to safely run electricity in any unfinished building.
For more than 50
years, The Family Handyman Magazine has been providing readers
with great home improvement projects with easy to follow
step-by-step instructions, plans and photographs. Now, many of
their best shed building articles are available online.
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