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Welcome to the Northbridge Builders Coalition

Welcome to the Northbridge Builders Coalition

Here on our site you will find a list of resources for building projects. Most of these projects come with free detailed plans.

Building Resources

If you have blueprints you would like to add contact us and let us know.

Let us know of any great blueprints you have come across and we will add them to our resources.

Construction Blueprints for Shed

There is many software to draw up plans for shed. The most popular and the one that is commonly used is autocad.

You can save time by going online and finding blueprints that have already been created. Many websites will post the plans for free.

Another option you can take is using the sofware yourself and drawing up your own blueprints. If you are not familiar with this software it will require some time to learn.

If you just need plans to build a shed fast go here.

This video will give you a basic understanding of how to use autocad.

How to draw like an architect, pt.1 - The Floor Plan

One important step before you begin building your garden shed will be getting permission to build. Get informed to see if a building permit will need to be obtained. The permits required will depend on where you live. Most times a permit is only required if the structure is bigger than 12x12. It is ideal to check before you start building a shed, check with your building department for the requirements in your area.


A garden shed is not difficult to build; it is a very basic structure. First you begin with framing and building the foundation, walls and then the roof. To eliminate all the guess work when it comes to measurements, consider using shed garden shed plans.


Garden sheds come in a variety of styles. The most common garden shed design is the gable roof design. The gable roof shed is the most common and easiest to build. One reason for the gable shed being the most popular is because it blends well to existing homes.


The garden shed plans I used were purchased on the internet. These plans had step-by-step diagrams that made building very easy. Having plans is essential if you want this project to go smoothly. You do not need to be a professional builder as long as you have plans to guide you.

More Resources:

If you want more information for building your own outdoor furniture take a look at the resourses below. Most of these projects can be built by anyone as long as you can follow the plans and have the right tools.

DIY outdoor shed list - DIY outdoor pergola list - DIY outdoor bird house list - DIY outdoor bird feeder list - DIY outdoor arbor list - DIY outdoor picnic table list - DIY outdoor Adirondack chair list - DIY outdoor bench list - DIY outdoor tree house list - DIY outdoor greenhouse list - DIY outdoor dog house list - DIY outdoor chicken coop list - DIY outdoor gazebo list

These are just some of the projects from the website. You can see the complete list by going to the main website. Below are some DIY videos with some great details for building outdoor garden furniture.

How to RESTORE OUTDOOR TIMBER FURNITURE