8’x12′ Cape Cod Shed With A Porch
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The 8×12 Cape Cod shed plans include:
- Architectural Details – With the New England charm of steep roofs, board and batten siding and a divided window the 8 x 12 Cape Cod shed with a porch will look good in any back yard.
- 7′-7″ wall height – This wall height allows you to either purchase pre-hung factory built doors or build home built doors.
- Home Built Doors Plans – Easy to understand door building plans are included.
- Multiple Roof Pitches – A steep main roof with a pitch of 10/12 and the porch roof with a pitch of 4/12 give this Cape Cod storage shed a functional and beautiful roof line.
- 5 Foundations – Skid, concrete slab, poured concrete pier, concrete block pier, precast pier.
- Covered Porch – The front porch is 4′ deep and the width of the shed.
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8×12 Cape Cod Shed Plans Include The Following:
- Alternalte Options: There are seperate home built door plans so you can build your own door or use a pre built, pre-hung factory build door that is easy to install.
- Materials List:The 8×12 Cape Cod shed plans with a porch come with a complete materials list that is broken down by parts of the shed.
- 5 Foundations: There are 5 different foundations are included in the plans; Wood skid, Concrete slab, Concrete Block Pier, Poured Concrete Pier and Precast pier.
- Floor: 2×8 floor joists at 16″ on center with 3/4″ floor sheathing.
- Walls Framing: 2×4 framing at 16″ on center with a double top plate, just like a home is framed.
- Wall Height: The shed wall height is 7′-7″.
- Doors: Our Cape Cod storage shed gives you the option of building your doors or purchasing factory built pre-hung doors. The single door is a 3068 door and the double doors are a 5068 set of doors.
- Window: The plans call for a 2036 awning window (2′-0″ x 3′-6″). This is a standard window size that can be ordered from any window company.
- Siding: Textured Plywood siding with 1-1/2″ battens at 12″ on center are shown on the plans. You may add or substitute other sidings such as cedar shingles or horizontal lap siding.
- Roof: The roof is framed using 2×4’s to build the trusses. It is sheeted with 1/2″ O.S.B. The plans give you the dimensions and cut angles so you can build the roof rafters on the ground and then put them up on the top plates.
- Roof Pitch: 10/12, this means that for every 10 inches of rise there is 12 inches of run horizontally. The roof pitch of the shed covered porch is 4/12.
- Roof Overhang: 4″ on the front and back. 1″ on the gable ends.
- Roofing = 25 year asphalt shingles.
- Trim = 1×3 and 1×6 wood, masonite or cement trim materials are used to finish the corners, roof eves, facia, and door.
- Floor Load: 50 pounds per square foot for framed floors. You don’t want your shed floor to feel spongy.
- Roof Snow Load: 40 pounds per square foot. This is more than adequate for most areas. If you live in an area with a high snow load you should check with your local building department for your local snow load. Contact us and we can specify stronger roof framing.
Sample Of The 8×12 Cape Cod Shed Plans.
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