Not only will you have a functional structure in your property but you will also have a source for great pride and joy. But, if you ve never even built a stool from scratch or even a simple paper weight, then what more with a shed. This case though is not hopeless. If you have the extra money, then by all means buy yourself a shed. After your application has been approved, you should now have your roof trusses fabricated, if you don t have the tools nor the skills to do this, most lumber yards can do this for you for a minimal fee. When you have the trusses ready, you need to mark the wall of your shed to determine where the trusses will be anchored to usually an interval of 2 feet of space is done. Your building project will be so much easier if you have a detailed plan of your build a farm shed project. Designing your won farm shed would be easy enough if you know what you need it for. You have to consider the size of your farm shed depending on what you plan to store inside. The materials you re going to use will also be dependent on the weather in your area and how much you can afford. This goes the same for the foundation, making it higher from the ground and providing a slant to slide snow and water away from the shed. Most firewood sheds are built with only three sides. Only three walls are provided and the fourth side left open. This is necessary as this allows airflow which in turn allows the firewood to dry properly. Once you have the trusses ready, you then need to mark the top part of your wall to determine the spacing where you will nail do them down. This will help ensure that everything is in line perfectly. Ann assistant will be most beneficial to help you hold the trusses ready. Most shed roof would use a 5/8 inch roof decking, normally plywood, to hold together the roof trusses. Think about it, steel buildings and homes have been used to house human beings, so wouldn t it be sensible that it too would be safe not only in storing your belongings, but even animals? This means that steel can also be used for farm sheds or loafing sheds. And when housing livestock, you can be sure that the structure will take a beating.