The shed, as viewed from the north.

The shed, as viewed from the north.

My parents are remodeling their kitchen. They have a large McMansion and their kitchen alone is almost half the size of the house we want to build. They contracted with a kitchen remodeler who is very conscious of environmental issues and chemical sensitivities. So the remodeler agreed to remove the cabinets intact, wrap them, and even load them onto my truck so we can recycle them by installing them in our house!

So we needed a place to store a lot of cabinets, we needed it fast, and we needed it cheap. I first thought about a metal shed but even on Craigslist used ones were going for $300 or more, and they were on the small side. I priced the materials for a simple wood-frame shed I could build myself and found, for about the same money, I could put up a more lasting and durable shed with eight-foot ceilings. I thought I could do it in a weekend.
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