A lean-to shed is a small outside construction for housing tools and equipment , particularly landscaping equipment like lawnmowers and rakes . A plan to create a construction like this may consist of just a plan view , also referred to as the most effective view . This view is sometimes followed by other opinions just like the left , right or front . Creating a plan to get a leanto - lose that you could assemble yourself calls for visualizing yourself flying right over the finished shed to help you view span and the exact size of all elements producing the drop . Directions Draw using a rule on graph paper two rectangles measuring 6 inches by 1/4 inch , parallel together . Ensure bottoms and the tops of the rectangles are aligned horizontally , and that the the area between the rectangles is 4" . This measure shows the top view of the front and back beams of the lean-to shed 's floor . Attract two 4 x 1/4 inch rectangles capping the top and bottom of both rectangles you just received . These symbolize the very best view of the right and left sides of the floor of the shed . This forms the foundation of the shed's top . Pull a rectangle 8 x 1/4 inch to signify the right-side view of the lean to shed's back beams . Pull another 7 x 1/4 inch , placed 4" to the right of this the rectangle. of stage This symbolizes the side view of the top of the shed 's supports . Draw a 1 / 4 - inch wide rectangle extending from the top of the rear to that is column the top of the front. that is beam Attract another 1 / 4 - broad rectangle spanning the undersides of the supports . top rear and These past two rectangles signify the shed 's floor and roofing . Pull two 6 x 1/4 inch rectangles spread 8" apart , aligning the rectangles ' long with that were attributes the flat border of your document . The rectangles , which signify the front view of floor and your shed 's roof , are parallel to each other . Draw two 8 x 1/4 inch rectangles parallel to one another , crossing the space between the roof on the floor and the left-side of the shed . Repeat this instruction to span the floor - roof space of the right side of the shed 's . This measure , which finishes the top view of the beams that support the ceiling , finishes the programs for the shed .