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2 CAR GARAGE APARTMENT - CAPE COD E-PLAN

  • 566 Total Square Feet
  • 2nd Floor 566
  • Width: 28'-0" Depth: 24'-0"
  • 1 Full Baths
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Building height - 22'
  • Roof pitches - 4.5/12, 12/12
  • Ceiling heights -
  • First floor - 8'
  • Second floor - 7'-7"
  • Two 9' x 7' overhead doors
  • Charming dormers add appeal to this design
  • Comfortable open living area
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

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This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$310.00

  • Width: 8'-0" Depth: 8'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Wood floor on 4x4 runners
  • Four popular sizes - 8' x 8', 8' x 10', 8' x 12', 8' x 16'
  • Height floor to peak - 7'-6"
  • Ceiling height - 6'
  • 4' x 6' double-door for easy access
  • Attractive styling perfect for storage of lawn and garden equipment
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Perfectly designed for storing lawn and garden equipment, this attractive mini barn can be constructed in any of four popular sizes: 8 feet by 8 feet, 8 feet by 10 feet, 8 feet by 12 feet, or 8 feet by 16 feet.


Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$60.00

DECK WITH GAZEBO E-PLAN

  • Height floor to peak - 12'-2"
  • Perfect for outdoor entertaining
  • Gazebo adds unique flair to this deck
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$40.00