Lakewood Shed Kit with Large Dormer
The Lakewood Shed Kit has nearly all the parts you need to build this 2-story building. You can use the kit to make a storage building, workshop, studio or she-shed. Pull the permits and follow code to make a Tiny House.
The Lakewood Shed Kit is available from Lowes or Home Depot. At least where I live, they are exactly the same price at both stores.
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The Lakewood Shed Kit ships un-assembled. You can build to suit your needs. Because it is assembled on location, you can pull permits and convert this into a Tiny House.
The Lakewood Shed Kits are 15’ tall at the peak. Downstairs has an 8’1” wall height.
The second floor does not run the entire shed. There is 73”, 6’ 1” peak headroom. No ladder or stairs is included. The kit does not include any doors. Choose whatever doors you want.
The Lakewood Shed Kit comes in two sizes; 12’ x 18’ and 12’ x 24’. You can buy the kits with or without a floor. The kits do not include the roofing materials.
Lakewood 12’ x 18’ Shed Kit
The Lakewood 12’ x 18’ Shed Kit with Large Dormer has a large 12’ x 10’ loft area with 6’ 1” peak headroom.
The railing shown is not included. No railing, ladder or stairs are included.
The downstairs windows are not included in the kit.
Lakewood 12’ x 24’ Shed Kit
Lakewood 12’ x 24’ Shed Kit with Large Dormer has a large 12’ x 14’ loft area with 6’ 1” peak headroom.
The spiral staircase and decorative railing shown are not included. No railing, ladder or stairs are included.
The downstairs windows are not included in the kit.
12’ x 18’ Lakewood Shed Kit
- Lakewood 216 Square Feet Kit without Floor $ 9990.00
- Lakewood 216 Square Feet Kit with Floor $ 10990.00
12’ x 24’ Lakewood Shed Kit
- Lakewood 288 Square Feet Kit without Floor $ 10990.00
- Lakewood 288 Square Feet Kit with Floor $ 12145.00
When you order the kit, only part of it ships from Sentry Buildings. The lumber for the lower walls and loft floor, and the floor (if you buy a kit with the floor), will be delivered by Lowes or Home Depot, or whoever you order the kit from. The material for the 2nd floor will be delivered with the kit from Sentry Buildings factory.
The six windows for the dormers and gable ends are included. The other windows shown in the pictures are not included in the kit.
The shed is constructed with Premium LP Smart Side Grooved Paneling that is O.C treated to resist fungal decay and insect infestation. It has a carries a 50-year limited warranty. The siding is primed, but not painted. The truss system is rated for 40 lbs. snow load and 170 MPH max wind load.
The kit includes all nails, hardware and glue. The instructions are detailed with drawings for each step.
They say to build the kit you will need:
- Hammer & Power Screwdriver
A nail gun will save time.
- Framing Square & Level
- Hand & Circular Saw
- Router or Jig Saw
- Measuring Tape & Caulking Gun
- Two 12′ Step Ladders
- Safety Glasses &
“You will need to rent (6) six sections of scaffolding to safely install the roof trusses and sheathing.”
The floor kit is optional. You can order the kit with or without it. The shed can be installed on a concrete slab instead. The kit comes with instructions for building the shed on the wood floor or on a concrete slab.
If you order the kit with the floor, the lumber for the floor comes from Lowes or Home Depot, or whoever you order the Lakewood Shed Kit from.
The floor includes 12′ treated 2x4s. The pieces are not pre-cut. You cut them into floor joists, headers, runners and blocks.
This is the floor for the 12′ x 24’ Lakewood Shed.
The kits do not include the roofing materials. You have to provide the flashing around the dormer, roof edging, felt paper and shingles. Or whatever roofing you want. The instructions recommend adding a ridge vent for ventilation to prevent heat and moisture build-up.
Pre-cut Metal Roof Kit
A Pre-cut Metal Roof Kit is available. It comes with pre-cut metal roof panels. The kit includes the flashing and trim. Roof panels are cut to exact length and the metal flashing around the dormer, roof edging, gable trim and ridge cap are all pre-cut to fit. The kit includes the screws and the insect-guard for the ridge. The kit does not include the felt paper or underlayment.
The loft does not run the entire building. The 12’ x 18’ Lakewood Shed Kit has a 12’ x 10’ loft area. The 12’ x 24’ Lakewood Shed Kit has a 12’ x 14’ loft area. Both have 6’ 1” peak headroom upstairs.
Lakewood 12′ x 18′ Shed Kit with Large Dormer
There is no railing, ladder or stairs included.
Because you assemble this yourself, you can make the loft bigger if you want.
You can have a moveable ladder, permanent ladder or build stairs into the Lakewood Shed Kit with Large Dormer.
The kit does not include doors or windows for downstairs. You can select any doors and windows you want and place them in the best location for how you are using the building. The instructions tell you how to modify the building to put in doors and windows.
Here is a 12′ x 18′ Lakewood Kit. Can you see how this would make an adorable not-so-Tiny House?
Lakewood 12′ x 24′ Shed Kit with Large Dormer
The 12’ x 24’ Lakewood kit has a lot more space, both upstairs and downstairs. There is a 12’ x 14’ loft area with 6’ 1” peak headroom.
The spiral staircase and railings do not ship with the kit. You can put in whatever railings you want. Add a permanent or moveable ladder or build in stairs.
The 12’ x 24’ kit gives a lot more space on the first and second floors.
The kit does not include doors or windows for downstairs. You can choose your own and put them wherever you want. The instructions tell you how.