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5 DIY Shed Kit Projects That Will Inspire You

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For nearly 40 years, SteelMaster has been the leader in providing quality metal shed kits to customers looking to store their valuables. Our durable, affordable Quonset Hut metal sheds are designed to give customers the best quality storage at a competitive price. Our rapidly-erectable steel buildings make for a quick and easy DIY backyard project.

Check out these five steel shed kit projects that will inspire you to pick up your tools and get to work on your next project!

Don F. | Hat Island, Washington

s-model quonset shed, grey and stone custom endwall, glass french doors

Don says he purchased his 10′ X 20′ building from SteelMaster due to the ease of construction, durability and price. The building was easily transported to their home via regular barge delivery. Donald’s 23-year-old son and his wife put most of the building together themselves. It stores their quad ATV and other large items out of the wind and rain. The endwall even matches their home!

Linda C. | Pahrump, Nevada

a-model quonset at sunrise, metal endwalls and glass garage door

Linda says she chose a SteelMaster Quonset Hut shed because she wanted a durable building that would last decades. As Linda and her husband prepare to build a home on their property, they put all of their belongings in the shed and use it as a place to hang out. They’ve spent so much time in the shed, they added a bathroom to the structure. This photo won third place in our 2018 photo contest.

Mark P. | Cape Coral, Florida

yellow backyard shed

Mark was on the hunt for a small yard shed after he purchased his new home in Florida. A simple search led him to He asked for a custom price and one of SteelMaster’s building specialists reached out quickly to offer him one of our engineer-stamped shed plans. Mark says he was surprised to discover all of the benefits of a SteelMaster small yard shed when compared to other options.

Mark W. | Smiths Grove, Kentucky

q-model quonset hut with wooden endwall with painted peace sign with american flag

Award-winning musician and artist Mark Whitley spends hours in his SteelMaster shed to create some of the most spectacular wooden masterpieces. Mark says with the help of just a few friends, it only took him a day to raise the arches of his DIY shed kit. He plans to take full advantage of the amazing acoustics inside of his structure to enhance the sound when he plays his music.

“It’s interesting the way the sound reflects off of the roof,” says Mark. “It adds a neat color to what you’re playing.”

Julie C. | Rising Fawn, Georgia

s-model quonset structure with blue and green front door

Blacksmith and metal work artist Julie C. uses her small shed for storing her bar stock and sheet metal. Julie and her husband followed the instructions for building a form for a pad and had it poured. It took them about four days to put up the entire shed kit. She chose a Quonset hut because she found them visual appealing and was familiar with the strength of arch in construction.

“We were totally amazed at how easily it went up and that all the bolt holes matched perfectly,” Julie said. I would highly recommend SteelMaster. We received follow up calls and my husband had a question about the anchor brackets and received very helpful and friendly answers from someone at the company.