Depending on the size of your shed and what you plan to store inside, you can choose from either a concrete foundation or just the plain earth. The latter is not really recommendable especially if it contains a lot of moisture. It is also very difficult to level and create framing for your partitions. 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. After screwing or nailing the plywood and the trusses, you can then cover it with either tar paper or asphalt shingles. The yard is also the top candidate to where a shed is usually built. Put a child in a yard along with a mysterious shed, and you can do the math. All parents would do all that they can to keep their child safe and away from accidents, that s why, we childproof our home, keep debris out of our yards, remind them to be careful when playing and tell them to stay away from strangers. For some, a shed ramp is also necessary if you decide to store a large grass mower. Barn sheds this is usually the largest. Many barn sheds utilize packed dirt flooring which can accommodate small heavy machineries. They also would require storage areas for animal feeds. Barn sheds are usually where expensive farming equipments are stored. If you don t have much to store, you don t really need a huge shed, the smaller the shed you create the less materials you will need, which means less cost. If you already have a foundation such as a patio, a small shed may be able to fit on it eliminating the cost for laying the foundation. If you have cut some wood, don t just throw away the bits and pieces left behind. 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. Plus you can develop a good timeframe and know exactly what you have to do one after the other. There are two things that you have to do first, after you have made your plans, before you actually start building your wooden storage shed.