step-by-step plans to build this 4x4 Outhouse.
Functional or just for looks - an outhouse is a staple of the
countryside. A little building such as this can be incorporated with a
composting toilet or be equipped with a working hole or used just for looks to
store hand tools. This one-holer is a fully operational rig complete with a
Other details include an arched entry, slab wood siding, and a
standing seam roof. Designed to sit directly on the ground this building has a
full floor that sits on a double sill of treated lumber. Carpenters are given a basic set
of plans, but are allowed to have free reign over the creativity that goes into
an outhouse. Outhouses are truly never the same.
These are DELUXE, Step-by-Step plans and include a
material list, cut out rafter templates, step by step wall framing detail, tips,
notes, tool suggestions, detailed color pictures, and safety information.
the quality of these plans by downloading this sample of the
8' x 10' Vermont SHED PLAN and see for yourself!
(Note: Large File = 4.75 MG)
Recommended Construction Methods for the 4x4
Foundation Recommendation: 3”-4” crushed gravel
Two 4x4 hemlock skids
2x4 hemlock floor framing 24” on center
1” square edge Hemlock floor
overall dimensions 4x4
4x4 post and beam wall framing
Wall height 60”
2x4 rafters 24” on center
1x4 strapping 20” on center
12/12 Gable roof matching overhang, 3” on all 4 sides
corrugated metal roofing
1” thick board siding
1” rough sawn pine trim includes corner boards and
fascia, no shadow boards or soffit
Single 2-8 JCS built pine door
Overall Height: 8' 6"
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IMPORTANT: Please specify in the comments section of the order transaction if
you want plans for a "FUNCTIONAL" OR "NON-FUNCTIONAL" OUTHOUSE.