Inspiration and motivation is what drives the human spirit to go where they have never gone before, so even if you have never built a shed, you can build one with your own two hands, but an extra pair would not hurt. Your motivation in this case is an attic bursting to its seams and a garage that can t fit in a car. When it comes to storage sheds, using lumber is one of the best choices there is. With a proper shed plan and woodworking pattern, you will be able to have not only an effective and easy to build shed, but also a great looking compliment to your property. But, the question is what type of lumber should you use? You should now cut the lumber you will use for your braces. Typically a door brace would need three pieces of lumber, one goes across the top side of the door, one on the bottom side and one longer piece to go across diagonally the length of the door making a Z-shape. Nail or glue them all together. Now you can measure the hinges on your door jamb and to your shed door. Typically larger than the usual storage or garden shed, the farm shed is a viable solution for farmers who are in dire need of extra space. Not only for equipment storage, a farm shed can also be used to house farm animals or to store their produce and other farming supplies. For those who have extra money and have always dreamt of taking the countryside to the suburbs, a quaint little farm shed inspired outdoor structure can be built in your garden for your little getaway area. If you have cut some wood, don t just throw away the bits and pieces left behind. You can use this for trimmings and maybe even for shelves and window sidings. Drive around your town, renovations and demolitions are a good source for reclaimed materials. They can either be used as land fillers for foundation or for roofing materials. You can now pour in your cement for your foundation; it should be about six inches deep and make sure to level it. Leave to completely dry. When completely dry, lay out your bricks. Lay the bricks around the base and when you are finished on all four sides, lay down some mortar and place the next layer.