If you have a great command using tools and have a free weekend or two to work on some measuring, hammering, cutting, drilling and sawing, then all you need are the proper materials, tools, building plans, and you can soon have your very own shed in your own garden made by your own two hands. The beauty of creating your own from scratch is that you will be able to customize your design and allow it to directly cater to all your storage needs. Here are those factors. Slope of the ramp when choosing the location of your shed, you should put into consideration the space where your ramp will be placed. The length of your ramp is dependent on the slope that you have chosen. Choosing the slope of your ramp is very critical as this will be the determinant on the ease of use and its safety. Pressure treated timber or lumber is advisable to be used for skids as they will be bearing the weight of the shed and its contents so that you will be able to move or transfer your shed to a new location putting angle ends is necessary, plus they ake good decorations as well. With a good set of detailed plans, you yourself will be able to do the construction job. To ensure that your shed will be durable and secure and also effective in protecting your belongings inside, try to use lumber that has been pressure treated. If this is not available to you, you should consider using weather proofing stain if you chose natural wood. Another option would be sealing, staining or coating natural wood with polyurethane. Time and again, having a detailed plan has proven that it is the best way to have a problem-free building project. A detailed plan takes out the guess work while you re doing the project saving you, your money, time and effort. Also, before you even actually start to build your shed you will be able to prepare all the materials you need making it easy for you to just put them all together. While steel may seem to be difficult to work with as compared to wood, there are now may steel shed kits available that are virtually easy to erect and put together. Steel is also very versatile, it can be molded easily to form any shape and can be very useful for customized shed constructions. Technically, steel is the perfect material for building projects.