Complete with the quarter moon cutout design in the door, this adorable little shed is reminiscent of old-time outhouses. Its petite footprint is perfect for storing all your lawn and garden tools, while requiring minimal real estate. This wooden garden outhouse design delivers a distinctive accent for any landscape.
Functional or just for looks an outhouse is a staple of the countryside. A quarter-moon design is cut out of the door. The history of the quarter-moon on the door of the outhouse goes way back to Europe in the 1500s or the 1600s. It was common practice, back then, to identify which outhouse was which by means of a circular symbol on the door of the men’s and a quarter-moon on the ladies’. The circular symbol and the quarter-moon were Europe’s version of the Chinese Yin and Yang. A little building such as this wooden outhouse shed can be equipped with a composting toilet or is perfect for storing overflow gardening tools. Want a classic functional outhouse? Check out our functional option that is outfitted with a bench seat, a toilet seat and a hopper. Add clear poly roofing to allow for natural lighting or class it up with attractive Western Red Cedar Shingles.
Offered as frame only outhouse kits for sale, complete pre-cut kits or step-by-step plans nationwide, our outdoor post and beam shed solutions give you the extra room you need for convenient and orderly storage. If you live within our Northeast delivery area, consider purchasing a design fully assembled and delivered to your prepared site. Stack your lawn chairs inside or store kids’ toys for easy reach in summer, yet safely tucked away during the winter. Maintain a stockpile of household supplies or a stash of non-perishable foods to cut down on shopping trips. Harbor your generator or gasoline for your mower to keep them safe from the harsh elements.
An outbuilding gives you a convenient place to store the equipment you need to keep your home’s landscape looking good. Even a small shed has plenty of room for a generator, leaf blower, shovels or trimmer along with essential garden tools, buckets, and other accessories.
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4×4 Outhouse Shed
Complete Pre-Cut Kit (Pre-Set Options)
Base Area: 16 sq. ft.
Total Interior Area: 16 sq. ft.
Recommended Foundation: 3–4” Crushed Gravel
Overall Dimensions: 8’6” H x 4’10” W x 4’10” D
Estimated Weight: 1,100 lbs
2 (qty) 4x4x4’ Hemlock Skids
2×4 rough sawn Hemlock Joists 24” On Center
1” rough sawn Hemlock Decking
Floor Weight Rating: 10 lbs/ sq. ft.
4”x4” Hemlock Post and Beam Wall Framing
Wall Height: 60”
Siding: 1” rough sawn Pine Board & Batten
1” rough sawn Pine Corner, Door & Fascia Trim
Gable Roof Style
Roof Pitch: 12/12
2”x4” rough sawn Hemlock Rafters 24” On Center
1”x6” rough sawn Hemlock Exposed Collar Ties
1”x4” rough sawn Hemlock Strapping 20” On Center
Corrugated 29g Metal Roofing, Color: Evergreen
1 (qty) 2-0 JCS-built 2” Thick rough sawn Pine Single Door with Crescent Moon Cutout, no ramp
Estimated Assembly Time & Logistic Information
Estimated Assembly Time: One Person: 10 hrs
Estimated Shipping Cube Sizes
Cube 1: 42”x38”x96”