Raise your walls into position and make sure that the braces are sturdy. Also, ensure that you are able to square your walls perfectly before nailing them together. Eight step: Your roof is now your next priority. This part of your shed is very crucial. They should be able to protect the contents of your sheds and also be able to withstand harsh weather. You don t want to waste your time, effort and money to find out later on that the codes does approve with it. Only after approval can you start building your roof trusses or at the least install your prefabricated ones. 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. Build a Steel Shed and Other Types of Storage Structures As the country has experienced a boom in its population and as our needs have increased, many of us has decided that the most practical solution in providing more space for our homestead is to create outdoor storage space. Aside from the outdoor kitchen and dining areas, outdoor storage structures or sheds has also increased in popularities. 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 even go to your local junkyard and ask if they have aluminum or metal which you can get for free or buy at a minimal price. Also, if you are able to divert potential water flow away from the footing and try to elevate the area where you plan to build your shed to ensure that water won t settle around or beneath it. By doing so, you are not only preventing moisture but also you are making sure that the ground will always stay leveled avoiding your shed from tilting to one side. 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.