This siding can also be purchased in a variety of styles which can emulate different types of finishes, like wood, tin and aluminum. Another great advantage of a vinyl siding is that they can be designed to match your existing home to compliment it well. Vinyl siding has, unfortunately its own disadvantages. Using a post digger, dig six holes, three on each side of your outline, about 4 inches deep. You will use this for the posts where you will attach your roof later on. Place the posts inside and pour cement to hold them in. Step 4. You can now pour in your cement for your foundation; it should be about six inches deep and make sure to level it. In fact, if the dirt floor is dry just merely placing smashed pea gravel of about six inches would suffice. To some, just merely placing foundation blocks and covering them with wood flooring would already help in keeping the floor off the ground. But if you really want to protect your shed and make it last, a concrete slab used as a foundation would be more ideal. A detailed plan takes out the guess work while you re doing the project saving you, your money, time and effort. Also, before you even actually start to build your shed you will be able to prepare all the materials you need making it easy for you to just put them all together. Plus you can develop a good timeframe and know exactly what you have to do one after the other. Lumber is very versatile and is easily customizable. With the right plan and design, a wooden loafing shed can be very durable. You have to make sure though that your roof is weather tested and is capable of enduring heavy weather conditions. Even if you already have a barn, a loafing shed is still a good investment as this can be placed in the pasture where your horses graze. Inspiration and motivation is what drives the human spirit to go where they have never gone before, so even if you have never built a shed, you can build one with your own two hands, but an extra pair would not hurt. Your motivation in this case is an attic bursting to its seams and a garage that can t fit in a car.