How to Build a Wooden Shed Base

When building a shed, you must have a hard standing to support your new shed as you build it. Sometimes it's more convenient to use a wooden shed base kit, then laying a concrete or slab hard standing.

Time to complete = Approx. 1 hour

People power require = at least 2


Tools needed to build your shed:

  1. Spirit level
  2. Tape measure
  3. Drill
  4. Lump hammer

Building your wooden shed base kitBuilding your wooden shed base kit:

  1. Lay out all the components of the wooden frame
  2. Measure and mark the positions for the shorter cross-bearers, make sure these are evenly spaced
  3. Pre-drill where you have marked (check instructions)
  4. Screw in the framework together
  5. Move the base to where you would like it positioned
  6. Use the spirit level to find the highest point
  7. Using the lump hammer, drive the first stake at the highest point until the top of the stake is just below the top of the wooden frame
  8. Pre-drill the the stake and framework and then screw them together
  9. Using a spirit level to keep the frame level, drive in the remaining stakes and attach them to the frame (check instructions for positioning)

Your base is now ready!