With a good set of detailed plans, you yourself will be able to do the construction job. You don t even have to do the plans yourself, plans are easily available whether online or from your local construction shop. If you re getting confused when building your skid foundation, you can just easily refer to the plans. If you don t have some of the tools needed, you don t have to go out and buy them, just borrow them from your friends, but be sure to return them though. So there you have it, the most affordable and easy way to get storage space. This project can be easily done over the weekend, and with some paint and primer, you can make your wooden pallet shade look as if a professional did it. Types of sheds: Tool shed as its name suggests, the tool shed is where a respectable DIY handyman stores his hardware. This also may serve as his shop. A tool shed would typically have shelves, benches, hanging areas, cabinets and storage chests. With much work being done inside the shed, it is necessary to have good ventilation and a strong foundation. 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. A storage or garden shed can be a simple do it yourself project that would require only the minimal carpentry skills plus it can also be source of pride and joy as this is a creation of your own two hands. Here is a step-by-step guide that can give you an overview on how to build a shed. First step: Determine first how much storage space you need. Try to wiggle or shake your walls to see if they are secure and that they are no gaps. Any weak points should be strengthened. Your roof should only be built after ensuring that the framing is strong. Choose a roofing material that will be able to cope up with a type of weather in your area. If necessary try to use as many wooden pillars as you would need to ensure that your wooden storage set is secure and durable.