Welcome to the DoItYourself Forums!

To post questions, help other DIYers and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our DIY community. It's free!

Building a shed


Catriderf7's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 51
WI

06-08-17, 06:27 PM   #1 (permalink)  
Building a shed

I bought a house which has a 14ft long wheelchair ramp. I dont need the ramp so Im removing it. It has a nicely built heavy, shingled roof over it that Im going to use for a shed. Im thinking studs every 2 ft should be plenty as far as wall framing goes shouldnt it? Its 15ft long, 52inches wide. wide enough to fit my zero turn and all my lawn care equipment (weed wackers, pole saw, hedge trimmer etc)

 
Sponsored Links
Tolyn Ironhand's Avatar
Group Moderator

Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 11,478
MN

06-08-17, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)  
Anything that is hand framed should be built 16" on center, IMO.


Electrical AC/DC and lighting Moderator
Professional Electrician, Handyman, all around swell guy!
40,000 people die in auto accidents per year in the US. We should ban cars.

 
marksr's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator

Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 42,118
TN

06-09-17, 04:29 AM   #3 (permalink)  
A lot depends on what type of siding you are using. Some of the thinner sidings must have the studs on 16" centers. I assume it currently has posts holding up the roof, is there any kind of foundation to keep the new walls stable thru freeze/thaw cycles?


retired painter/contractor avid DIYer

 
Search this Thread