Outdoor Garden Gambrel Sheds

Outdoor Garden Gambrel Sheds

Garden sheds might be a purely utilitarian structure, intended as nothing more than a storage space for tools and garden supplies, or it might be a showpiece in its own right. There are some designs of garden sheds. One of the most popular is a gambrel shed. The gambrel sheds modeled to look like a smaller version of a barn of the same style. So named for the pitches of the roof on the structure, the gambrel shed has four slopes to the roof line,  two on each side. The first slope from the peak in the middle is a shallow angle, and the second slope on each side drops off steeply. This makes for a dramatic and stunning roof line, and it allows for maximum headroom in the middle of the shed. It has the advantages of a sloped-roof design, such as easy snow removal when necessary.

Like a barn of the same design, gambrel sheds has more storage space and headroom than its pitched-roof counterparts. Sometimes, the roof space of a gambrel sheds can be closed off like a small attic to provide more storage space, or the roof beams simply can be used to store items. To maximize its capacity even more, sliding doors can be added. Many gambrel sheds have been built by homeowners from kits or plans. Again, like the gambrel style of barns, they are constructed from timber and are often painted red with white trim. The sheds usually are used for extra storage, but they can be used as outdoor offices or small hideaways.

Painted Blue Gambrel Shed With Windows

Painted Blue Gambrel Shed With Windows

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Outdoor Gambrel Shed With Hostas

Outdoor Gambrel Shed With Hostas

Sheds with a barn-style gambrel roof mimic the traditional look of utilitarian, yet picturesque, farm outbuildings.

Outside Gambrel Shed With Window

Outside Gambrel Shed With Window

Larger gambrel style sheds emulate full-sized barns by including barn-style trim, swinging barn-style doors and rustic gambrel style siding.

Small Backyard Gambrel Shed

Small Backyard Gambrel Shed

Backyard with gambrel shed and mulches also shrubs.

Painted Wooden Gambrel Shed

Painted Wooden Gambrel Shed

Wooden gambrel shed painted in brown color featured barn door.

Backyard With Picket Fences And Gambrel Shed

Backyard With Picket Fences And Gambrel Shed

Backyard with painted picket fences and gambrel shed.

Outdoor Gambrel Shed With Gravels Underneath

Outdoor Gambrel Shed With Gravels Underneath

A gambrel shed is characterized by its 4 plane roof. Gambrel sheds offer a large area up in the ceiling to increase the storage capacity of the shed.

Outdoor Large Gambrel Shed

Outdoor Large Gambrel Shed

Outdoor large gambrel shed with windows and barn door.

Outdoor Solid Wooden Gambrel Shed

Outdoor Solid Wooden Gambrel Shed

Solid wooden gambrel shed with small window.

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