Question about expanding a shed

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trent78

Hey everyone, having recently acquired a rural property, I would like to add onto an existing shed that is already on the property. Keep in mind that I did not make the original shed, but it still looks sturdy to me. It is structurally sound is what I am trying to suggest.

I want to add a freestanding structure as my new addition. I intend to use trim work to marry this new addition into the older existing shed. Considering that both roofs have a different height and pitch, I have been told that this is going to allow the overall design to be much stronger and much more more rigid.

I would like to use my new shed (or improved shed, however you want to call it) as a storage space for some equipment and use it as a workshop. Is there anything that I need to know about that I might not be considering? I consider myself somewhat handy, but I am no carpenter, contractor, or house builder.

If there are any factors that you think I should be paying specific attention to, please do not hesitate to let me know. Thank you for any suggestions or hints that you might be able to give.
 
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I married two 8' x 6' sheds together to make one large one, laughingly called my workshop, it soon filled with stuff making the saw and workbench difficult to reach at times...you have been warned...pinenot :)
 

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