Shed Day has arrived and boy were we glad the weather held. We custom designed a kit and arranged for the installation. The construction took roughly five hours with two men for this 12×16 foot shed to be built.  This time lapsed video shows the whole process.

I considered the following items during the design process:

  • How large do I need the studio to be? To replace my existing studio I needed about 200 sq ft. Our city requires permits for any structure  larger than 200 sq ft and one story tall.  So we chose to have a steeper room angle to give me loft space for storage.
  • Insulate or not to insulate?  Yes.  I will be working all year long in my she shanty and want to be comfortable. I will also have paints and glues that need a constant temperature.
  • I chose  to have the floor specially treated for durability and ease of care.

What are your concerns about building a she shed? Would you DIY this?

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