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Sarawak

Garden Sheds

Against a fence or a house, its 'lean to'
roof is a perfect fit in tight spaces.

Squeezed for space? Our Sarawak small lean to sheds are a perfect fit. Designed to ‘lean’ discreetly against the side of your house or fence, this simple wood storage shed is the ultimate space-saver. Perfect for small lots, the Sarawak storage sheds pack in bikes, mowers and sports equipment with ease. For storage and durability, our Sarawak lean to storage sheds are an outstanding value. Available in small or large sizes with plans included.

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overview

  
  • Our discreet Sarawak lean to shed, is the perfect fit for those with small yards, but in need of practical storage space. Learn more about pricing and Sarawak lean to sheds in these style tabs.

Features

- Characterized by a sleek flat roofline.
- Effective in tight spaces
- The ultimate storage space for bikes and tools

Popular options:

Floor plans

Below is a Sarawak style floorplan to get you started.
For more ideas and photos please visit Interiors under inspiration.

Sarawak floor plan configurations

Try this Floor Planner Tool to design your own Sarawak space and share as you like.
You may also download graph paper and print out a few sheets to help designing your own space!

Available Sarawak lean to shed sizes

Palmerston sheds have sizes ranging from 18 sq.ft to 144 sq.ft

If you cannot find your size please contact us.

Assembly

Level of Difficulty:

Like all of our buildings, our Sarawak sheds include easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams, and assembly videos that will help you through the process.

Below is a series of photos showing one of our Sarawak lean to sheds being assembled.

  • Sarawak foundation

  • Wall frame assembly

  • Roof install for a Sarawak building

  • Completed Sarawak lean to shed

Hiring a contractor

Our Sarawak style buildings are relatively easy to assemble however if you feel that you may want some assistance check out our hire a contractor page.

Contractor working on a roof
  • 3D Video Tour of a sarawak lean to shed building

    The product featured is a Sarawak garden shed in a poolside setting with the following options: Opening windows, standard single door, a screen kit.

    Visit our 3D Tours page to see all the Summerwood Styles

  • Sarawak shed video tour
  

details & specs

  

Palmerston Home Studio Dimensions

PALMERSTON GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS CHART
A B C D E F
BUILDING DEPTH BUILDING HEIGHT FLOOR HEIGHT REAR WALL HEIGHT FRONT WALL HEIGHT ROOF HEIGHT
3' 7' - 2 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 5' - 9 7/8" 4' 3/8"
4' 7' - 2 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 5' - 7 3/4" 4' 3/8"
5' 7' - 2 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 5' - 5 5/8" 4' 3/8"
6' 7' - 2 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 5' - 3 1/2" 4' 3/8"
7' 7' - 2 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 5' - 1 3/8" 4' 3/8"
8' 7' - 3 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 4' - 11 5/16" 5' 3/8"

Our measurements (i.e. 8ft. x 12ft.) are taken from the outside of the floor & wall framing, therefore, they don't include the siding, and/or sheathing.

For true interior measurements, subtract the thickness of the wall framing; 3 ½” for 2x4 walls, and 5 ½” for 2x6 walls. Note: 2 x 4 is actually 1 ½” x 3 ½” and 2 x 6 is actually 1 ½” x 5 ½” due to the properties of "finished” lumber.

Wall Plan

Wall plan drawing for a Sarawak building

For true exterior dimensions, add the siding, sheathing (if applicable), and corner trim pieces. The Canexel siding is 3/8" thick, the cedar siding is 3/4" thick and the log siding is 1 1/2" thick. The wall sheathing varies from 7/16” to 3/4”. The corner trim is 3/4".

If you have any other questions pertaining to the size of your Sarawak shed building, please do not hesitate to ask us, we're here to help.

Roof Framing Plan

In strong competition with hip roofing and gable roofing, are flat roofs. These roofs are common in Sarawak styles, being one of the easiest roofs to install and frame when compared to other roof styles.

Due to its geometry and low pitch, flat roofs do not always require vents. If vents are desired, they can be installed on the tallest wall or sidewalls of the building. Consult with your contractor or roofing company, for the most effective ventilation system for your roof.

Roof framing drawing for a Sarawak building

Overhang Detail

Soffits are the cedar trim pieces that are attached to the underside of the rafter ends.
Fascia is typically the cedar 1x4 that’s used to cover the rafter tips and provide a nice straight level line for the bottom of your roof.

Sarawak shed overhang detail

Foundation

The Sarawak shed is well suited for a traditional patio stone foundation. A concrete pad is also ideal for poolside applications.

Visit Foundations Page for detail.

Sarawak building foundation

Materials

Like all summerwood designs, the Sarawak lean to shed is a fantastic display of premium grade materials coming together for any your outdoor needs. Our materials are chosen for their aesthetic appeal, durability, and environmental friendliness. Construction is engineered for garages and cabins, but ideally suited for storage sheds and pool cabanas as well.

Floor
item material dimension notes
runners pressure treated 2x6 underside of floor framing
joists pressure treated 2x4 - 2x8 16" on center
sheathing spruce 48" x 96" x 5/8" tongue & groove
material upgrades
floor insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within floor cavities
pine flooring white pine 1x6 tongue & groove
Walls
item material dimension notes
wall plates spruce 2x4 - 2x6 bottom, top, double top
wall studs spruce 2x4 - 2x6 16" on center
siding cedar channel 1x8 standard horizontal siding
material upgrades
canexel siding canexel 1x8 studs & plates
cedar wall framing cedar 2x8 - 2x6 studs & plates
esu1a osb + typar n/a wall sheathing & building wrap
wall insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within wall cavities
Roof
item material dimension notes
ceiling spruce 2x4 - 2x10 ceiling framing
rafters spruce 2x4 - 2x10 24" on center maximum
ridge board spruce 2x4 - 2x10 n/a
sheathing osb 48" x 96" x 7/16" n/a
material upgrades
cedar roof boards cedar 1x6 - 1x8 n/a
cedar rafters cedar 2x6 - 2x12 n/a
roof insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" on roof surface
Roof
item material dimension notes
cedar trim cedar 1x6 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia
material upgrades
maintenance free trim versatex 1x4 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia

Popular upgrades

Enhanced Siding Package

If you are thinking of adding insulation, consider adding one of our "enhanced siding packages". It's a layer of sheathing (OSB or plywood) and house wrap (Typar and optional HomeSlicker) that provides a moisture barrier to your structure.

Enhanced siding package upgrade

Interior Cedar Siding and Framing

The Sarawak style allows for a wide array of interior finishes. Our cedar siding or framing interior upgrade can be incorporated on the walls and/or ceiling, providing a warm rustic feel.

Interior cedar siding choices for a Sarawak lean to shed

Extra Overhang

The Sarawak style roof features a standard 6” overhang where the roof meets the walls. The overhang is trimmed out with a soffit and fascia board. Extra overhang is offered in increments of 6” (i.e +6 (12”), +12 (18”)).!

Extra overhang drawing detail & Sarawak with an extra overhang

Finishing

Once your Sarawak lean to shed building is complete, there are a few things you can do on the inside to add to the comfort and enjoyment of your new Summerwood Sarawak.

Please see Interior Finishing under Advice for more information

Insulation

Enjoy your Summerwood Sarawak studio in any season and remain comfortable by implementing insulation in the floor, walls, and/or roof.

Insulation for a Sarawak building

Electrical

The inside of our Sarawak lean to shed are deliberately left exposed to accommodate various electrical applications.

Electrical configuration example

Plumbing

Often the Sarawak style is required to accommodate change rooms, bathroom or bar sinks.

Plumbing for a Sarawak shed
  

pricing

  

Visit "options and accessories" for detail and pricing of our accessories.

Find below pricing for all of the Sarawak sizes that we have built so far. Don't see your size? Ask us and we will provide you with a quote.

    

SM Sarawak
Sheds (<70 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Small Sarawak
Sheds, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
3ft.x3ft. $1,495 $1,121 $1,895 $1,421
3ft.x6ft. $2,095 $1,571 $2,495 $1,871
3ft.x11ft. $2,795 $2,096 $3,395 $2,546
3ft.x7ft. $2,195 $1,646 $2,595 $1,946
3ft.x15ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,895 $2,921
3ft.x8ft. $2,495 $1,871 $2,895 $2,171
3ft.x4ft. $1,795 $1,346 $2,195 $1,646
3ft.x9ft. $2,695 $2,021 $3,195 $2,396
3ft.x5ft. $1,995 $1,496 $2,295 $1,721
4ft.x10ft. $3,095 $2,321 $3,495 $2,621
4ft.x12ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,795 $2,846
4ft.x14ft. $3,495 $2,621 $4,195 $3,146
4ft.x16ft. $4,195 $3,146 $4,795 $3,596
4ft.x6ft. $2,595 $1,946 $3,095 $2,321
4ft.x8ft. $2,795 $2,096 $3,295 $2,471
4ft.x7ft. $2,695 $2,021 $3,195 $2,396
4ft.x11ft. $3,195 $2,396 $3,595 $2,696
4ft.x9ft. $2,995 $2,246 $3,395 $2,546
4ft.x4ft. $1,995 $1,496 $2,295 $1,721
4ft.x5ft. $2,395 $1,796 $2,695 $2,021
4ft.x15ft. $3,895 $2,921 $4,595 $3,446
5ft.x10ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,995 $2,996
5ft.x12ft. $3,795 $2,846 $4,395 $3,296
5ft.x8ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,795 $2,846
5ft.x7ft. $3,095 $2,321 $3,495 $2,621
5ft.x14ft. $3,895 $2,921 $4,595 $3,446
5ft.x4ft. $2,195 $1,646 $2,595 $1,946
5ft.x9ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,895 $2,921
5ft.x6ft. $2,695 $2,021 $3,295 $2,471
6ft.x10ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,295 $3,221
6ft.x8ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,995 $2,996
6ft.x9ft. $3,495 $2,621 $4,195 $3,146
6ft.x11ft. $3,795 $2,846 $4,395 $3,296
6ft.x5ft. $2,695 $2,021 $3,295 $2,471
7ft.x10ft. $3,895 $2,921 $4,595 $3,446
7ft.x9ft. $3,795 $2,846 $4,395 $3,296
7ft.x8ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,295 $3,221
7ft.x5ft. $3,095 $2,321 $3,495 $2,621
8ft.x8ft. $4,195 $3,146 $4,795 $3,596
8ft.x6ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,195 $3,146
9ft.x5ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,895 $2,921

MD Sarawak
Sheds ( 70 - 100 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Medium Sarawak
Sheds, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
4ft.x18ft. $4,695 $3,521 $5,795 $4,346
4ft.x20ft. $5,495 $4,121 $6,295 $4,721
5ft.x20ft. $5,295 $3,971 $6,095 $4,571
5ft.x19ft. $4,995 $3,746 $5,995 $4,496
5ft.x16ft. $4,695 $3,521 $5,695 $4,271
5ft.x18ft. $5,595 $4,196 $6,395 $4,796
5ft.x15ft. $4,295 $3,221 $4,995 $3,746
6ft.x12ft. $4,095 $3,071 $4,695 $3,521
6ft.x14ft. $4,195 $3,146 $4,895 $3,671
6ft.x15ft. $4,395 $3,296 $5,395 $4,046
6ft.x16ft. $4,595 $3,446 $5,695 $4,271
6ft.x13ft. $4,195 $3,146 $4,895 $3,671
7ft.x12ft. $4,195 $3,146 $4,895 $3,671
7ft.x14ft. $4,595 $3,446 $5,695 $4,271
8ft.x12ft. $4,595 $3,446 $5,695 $4,271
8ft.x10ft. $4,595 $3,446 $5,695 $4,271
10ft.x10ft. $4,795 $3,596 $5,895 $4,421

LG Sarawak
Sheds (100 - 130 sq.ft)

All prices in $USD
Large Sarawak
Sheds, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
4ft.x30ft. $6,095 $4,571 $6,895 $5,171
5ft.x25ft. $6,195 $4,646 $7,095 $5,321
5ft.x22ft. $5,695 $4,271 $6,595 $4,946
6ft.x18ft. $5,595 $4,196 $6,295 $4,721
6ft.x20ft. $6,095 $4,571 $6,995 $5,246
7ft.x15ft. $5,395 $4,046 $6,195 $4,646
7ft.x16ft. $5,695 $4,271 $6,595 $4,946
8ft.x14ft. $5,795 $4,346 $6,595 $4,946
8ft.x13ft. $5,395 $4,046 $6,195 $4,646
8ft.x16ft. $6,295 $4,721 $7,295 $5,471
9ft.x12ft. $5,395 $4,046 $6,195 $4,646

XLG Sarawak
Sheds ( >130 sq.ft.)

All prices in $USD
Medium Sarawak
Sheds, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
6ft.x30ft. $9,195 $6,896 $10,595 $7,946
7ft.x20ft. $6,895 $5,171 $8,095 $6,071
8ft.x18ft. $6,895 $5,171 $8,095 $6,071
8ft.x20ft. $7,795 $5,846 $9,095 $6,821
10ft.x16ft. $8,395 $6,296 $9,595 $7,196
10ft.x20ft. $10,095 $7,571 $11,495 $8,621
10ft.x14ft. $6,895 $5,171 $7,995 $5,996
12ft.x16ft. $9,995 $7,496 $11,195 $8,396
14ft.x14ft. $10,095 $7,571 $11,495 $8,621

Custom Designs

Summerwood will take your custom design and make it your own. If you have something different in mind, talk to one of our designers about bringing it to life.

  

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