Are you a bike rider? If you are really, then you are also having some expensive bikes you like to show off with! What you have planned to protect your bikes from the elements? Weather and overall protection is must if you want to make your bikes look brand new for years! We recommend you to have a bike shed that will protect your bikes from rain, snow and also from blazing sun rays, otherwise they can cause a serious damage most commonly the corrosion!
So if you have decided to provide weather protection to your expensive racing bikes by getting a shed then why not build it your own using some pallets! Take a look at this super cool DIY pallet bike shed that comes with tilted metal roof, surely going to be waterproof! Install it by using uncut pallets as units, floor the pallets up for the base and join them vertically with heavy duty hardware for building shed walls!
Build a wooden ramp to front side of the shed that will allow you easy parking of bikes in the pallet shed!
Load the pallets on your vehicle wherever your find them accessible! Feel yourself luck if you are having a nearby source for free pallets!
If not getting the right sturdy pallets for your shed project, do visit the warehouses, grocery stores and shipping areas! The final step would be to purchase from a recycling or DIY store by paying little!
Get your pallets and turn ON your creativity! Installing pallet shed would all be the same like building a small roof with pallet skids!
Get ready with your tools, stock of pallets and also with necessary hardware and move forward to place where you want to install a bike shed, it should have good weather conditions!
Decide the size of the shed for needed parking space for 1 or more bikes!
Here it is going to be a 1 bike pallet shed! Decide a best looking pallet board to build the shed-base! Level it up by using concrete blocks to bottom sides or the wooden leftovers!
Next you can raise the beefy wooden walls around the base! Treat pallets as a brick to wall and keep on installing them one by one for the shed walls!
Screw in the pallets in place and combine each to pallets with lasting hardware like nut and bolts! Use also metal plates to combine firmly the exterior sides and borders if necessary!
Add additional wooden supports to ensure the wall lasting!
Take help of your friends and family members to assemble the walls quickly as there would be more screw guns drilling in the hundreds of screws in the wall for extra stability!
Double check the stability of your wall and just go ahead to plan a nice roof for the shed! Take a help of a staircase to clime up to inspect the elements!
Getting a tilted roof for the shed would be recommended! For tilted shed roof installation, you would have to set the roof beams on a suitable angle!
Take precious measurements and raise the back wall and mid one in accordance with configured values to create a perfect roof-bent!
Place over the longer roof beams over the decided raised roof supports and secure the beams in place! Here roof should be larger in size as the edged sides would not let the snow or rainwater to fall on the lower wooden body so easily!
Now put the metal roof over the installed inclined down roof beams and get a perfect tilted top! At the same install a ramp too to main shed entrance for easy parking of bikes!
Double check the roof attachments and don’t forget to go for a complete overhaul!
Give the base a plywood overlay for extra smoothness!
Now the shed is all ready to park your heavy and expensive bikes!
Cover your bikes with fabric cover to keep them dust free, rest of protection will come from the shed!
Install the front door to your shed and also provide it a little lock system to avoid also the theft of your bike! Add some lights to make it visible at night and you can do a lot more modifications to personalize this self-installed wooden bike shed more!
Made by: Kevin Clark