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How to Build a Shed (2018, King Publishing, Laurence) 3 stars

Somewhat complete instructions on how to build a shed

3 stars

I bought this book over Christmas 2020 and spent the first three months of 2021 considering how and more importantly if I would follow its instructions.

On the surface the book appears to be a complete guide to building a decent looking shed-come-garden-room, with pages throughout adorned with beautiful illustrations on how to do things. However this is no idiots guide; while it does show you step by step how to do certain things almost every section of the book is written with some assumption of prior knowledge and I found some sections to have inconsistencies between steps.

With that being said, this book is an excellent rough guide and will get you far enough along to have a base, four walls and a roof framed out; leaving you, the reader, to learn elsewhere how to do the details such as sheathing the walls and house wrap (something the book …