You should also be able to first determine your resources so that you wont have a hard time knowing where to get the materials you will need. Having a detailed plan beforehand will save you money from buying excess materials, plus, you will be able to save your time and effort from having to run around mid-project looking for things that you need. A lean to shed, unlike the typical storage shed is a structure that is built beside your existing home or other structures, like your garage. Instead of having to build a whole new structure with four walls, you will already use one side of the wall of your present structure as the fourth side and just have to build three walls to complete your shed. If your horses are subjected to harsh elements like snow, pouring rain and the blasting sun then it is not hard to predict their early demise. And as such you can now say goodbye to all your hard work and to your money. Providing them with a shelter is the sure fire way of providing a guarantee that your horses will be protected and their health is assured. The latter is not really recommendable especially if it contains a lot of moisture. It is also very difficult to level and create framing for your partitions. But, for pole style barn sheds this is already acceptable. In fact, if the dirt floor is dry just merely placing smashed pea gravel of about six inches would suffice. All parents would do all that they can to keep their child safe and away from accidents, that s why, we childproof our home, keep debris out of our yards, remind them to be careful when playing and tell them to stay away from strangers. But it s also likely that we would forget to tell them to stay away from our shed. When you have the trusses ready, you need to mark the wall of your shed to determine where the trusses will be anchored to usually an interval of 2 feet of space is done. You can now place your trusses on the marks on each facing wall and nail them down. Make sure that they are sturdy and not wiggling around.