How to make an under-eaves storage locker
 

This slender structure is an all-weather toolshed that you can build in a weekend

Under-eaves storage locker
Photo: Thomas J. Story

Attached to the outside of the house, this 15 ½-inch deep structure opens to reveal a spacious (7 ½ feet by 6 feet) storage area. The 72- by 80-inch opening accommodates two barn doors, which we built from rough-sawn fence lumber, but you could save time by purchasing exterior or screen doors. Adjust the size of your shed's opening to fit the doors you select.

Build the shed in sections; then paint, bring to site, and install.

TIME: Two days to build and install for an intermediate woodworker

COST: Less than $400

Next: What you'll need to get started

 

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