Model # newcastle_1612

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Best Barns New Castle 16 ft. x 12 ft. Wood Storage Shed Kit

Best Barns

New Castle 16 ft. x 12 ft. Wood Storage Shed Kit

  • Over 1,100 cubic feet of space for all your storage needs
  • Doors can be placed left or right of center
  • Paint and shingle any color desired (not included)
$274500 /each
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Product Overview

The New Castle shed kit offers an attractive way to meet all your storage needs. The 16 ft. x 12 ft. size will give you plenty of room for all your lawn and garden equipment. The 5 ft. - 4 in. wide x 6 ft. high door opening can accommodate your riding mower or four-wheeler. Offset doors create a large storage area on one side. Check with your local permit authority before placing you order. Building is shipped directly to you via curbside delivery. Building is shown with 4 optional windows. Floor is not included. Shingles purchased by homeowner.

  • Premium grade 2 x 4 imported from Sweden, wall studs are placed 24 in. O.C.
  • Select grade pre-cut white pine trim
  • Premium LP smart-side paneling grooved 8 in. O.C. treated to resist fungal decay and insect infestation carries a 50-year limited warranty, siding is primed ready to paint
  • Sturdy-built engineered truss system providing for 90 MPH wind loads and 40 psf snow load
  • 6 ft. - 4 in. high wall height; 9 ft. 6 in. peak height
  • Pre-assembled, 6 ft. H x 5 ft. - 4 in. W door trim panels with cross buck door design
  • All required nails, hardware, glue are provided along with detailed easy to follow step-by-step instructions
  • Assembly required, some cutting required during assembly
  • 15-year limited warranty
  • Check with your local permit office before building
  • Free curbside delivery included
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Customer Questions & Answers

Does come with floor framing?

The description says that it does not include a floor. Does that mean it does not have the plywood flooring, or does it mean there is no floor framing wood included at all?
Asked by: MrCurious
nope... not at all. unless you purchase it in additional accessories.
Answered by: snowghost
Date published: 2016-11-29

Does the shed come with no roof? Can we buy any type of windows?

It is written that the owner buys the shingles.
Asked by: Bobby
So, the shed comes with a frame for the roof and we only need to purchase and set the shingles correct?
Answered by: Mo
Date published: 2016-06-09

Does this come with a floor kit?

If so what is the cost?
Asked by: Marye
nope. it is available for extra $$
Answered by: snowghost
Date published: 2016-11-29

Is the framing 16" on center?

Asked by: Chuck
Framing is 2x4's 24" o.c. Richard Best Barns
Answered by: Best Barns Support
Date published: 2016-03-30
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Customer Reviews

New Castle 16 ft. x 12 ft. Wood Storage Shed Kit is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from to start: had to wait an additional day for delivery(after I had arranged for friend's help). It ... to start: had to wait an additional day for delivery(after I had arranged for friend's help). It had to be transferred to a smaller truck. delivery was a night mare, it was so heavy and large I had to get a neighbor and me to help the driver unload. Pallet was broken, pallet jack was extremely difficult to operate under broken pallet. Then, the instructions were never there(in packing slip envelope) ...not there. Opened load and moved it to back yard. Found several damaged parts, panels, studs even some of the trim. Studs were bowed, twisted and banana shaped. Assembling it was a head ache. some of the parts were not evenly cut or out of square. Instructions was missing some essential details, had to guess how, where and what to use. Sidings? some of them had no studs to secure it to, so they are flopping open. Had to add extra wood inside to secure siding junctions. Well, I can go on for an other 10 pages. I called the company rep and basically ignored my suggestions, he did mentioned if wood was damaged, go to local home center an purchase wood needed and they will reimburse me. Extra shopping time taken away from project. Instructions: they need to be revised accurately for missing details. OH yea... definitely extra help(s) will be needed.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This shed is great. It's big. Could be a workshop or storage. I needed it for my riding mower, bu... This shed is great. It's big. Could be a workshop or storage. I needed it for my riding mower, but I'll use it for more. The kit was great. Wood arrived straight. Wasn't missing anything. Good directions. I was able to build it over a month's time with my Dad. The only downside is it's a big project. It's time consuming. The foundation is a big project. Assembling the walls and roof trusses is a project. Shingling the roof is a project. It's a big project, but I'm extremely satisfied.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I did not received all the equipment. I was missing 30 2x4 and I had to spent more money buying t... I did not received all the equipment. I was missing 30 2x4 and I had to spent more money buying the missing items. In addition, I did not received the manual, I had to go online to printed. The delivery was on-time the only downside of this is that there was only one person delivering a 2k lbs. shed and he left it on the side walk because it was to heavy for one person.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good I think the instructions regarding the siding for gable ends could have been better. The siding panels for gable ends were ill fitting and the horizontal line of siding is off. Otherwise good product with clear instructions
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really nice looking shed, Excellent materials, well thought out design After my 50 year old shed had been swamped with water the last couple years due a neighbors landscaping and garage being built I was on the hunt online for a well built, good size replacement shed. I looked at the steel and plastic sheds but I knew I wanted something more substantial. It had to be under 200 square feet to stay within code and this shed fit the bill. After careful research and reading many reviews from this and other manufacturers sheds I determined this to be the best one for the size, design, and product craftsmanship. After ripping down the old shed, re-leveling the backyard with 17 yards of dirt, installing new sod and having a contractor pour a 15'9" x 12' concrete pad I was ready to build this shed. All of the wood except for the T11 siding is cut and shipped from Sweden (this wood was really nice, top grade, and not a warped piece in the bunch.) Unfortunately I had to build 9 trusses (they don't come prebuilt)--if I can do it, you can too! I first had to build one of my 12' sidewalls on the cement pad so that I could build a form on top of it in order to construct all of my trusses to the exact same dimensions. I then built all of the other walls. The shed is designed for studs at 24" on center but I built the shed with the studs 16" oc to give it even more strength to withstand some of the bad weather we sometimes get here in Michigan, but I was told that was not necessary because the shed is built to withstand bad weather conditions. Going 16" oc did cause more work, planning and little bit more money. Was it worth it? It's debatable. I had two other people help me erect and connect the walls with screws and nails--be very meticulous at this point to make sure everything fits accordingly. Be meticulous through the whole process, read the directions thoroughly during each step, including all of the helpful sidebars and call the support line when you get stuck, they're available 7 days a week, and Richard and Bill are very helpful. I primed all of my trim boards (there's a lot of them) inside the house due to cold weather, let dry, and then nailed them on in the order the instructions told me to. To make life easier my brother loaned me his scaffolding which made installing the trusses and roof a lot easier but it can still be done with a few step ladders and 3 people. The roof took me a couple of days with the sheathing, drip edge, and shingles--it's been about 30 years since I "helped" install the roof on my home--thank goodness for my brother and Youtube to help make the process go somewhat smoothly. The roof sheathing comes precut and is designed to leave a 1" gap at the top of the roof on each side so that a ridge vent can be installed--which is great for ventilation. I then installed the doors, and I do recommend having another person help in this process (they are heavy), and just tack the trim up until your doors are in their final position (I used a finish nailer for all of the trim, but I hand nailed everything else and used my drill for screwing when needed.) The doors are exceptional and very well built--i'm really glad those were prebuilt. It was Christmas Eve day and the snow started to come down when I was finishing with the last door and setting the final trim piece in place--it was official, I beat the snow!--we got eight inches in the next 24 hours. I stood back and looked at my shed with a sigh of relief for almost 30 minutes. I now have a physical testament that I can actually build something, I even think Bob Villa would be pleased with my work. Overall I am impressed with this product, however, it took a bit more time than I had planned on to complete this project. Also, I had to purchase moisture barrier to go between the cement floor and walls (sill plates), cement wall anchors, paint, primer, 5 lbs roofing nails, shingles, tar paper, staples, ridge vent, door latch (the one supplied was too easy for a thief to unscrew), and a door lock. I didn't buy any windows right now due to budget constraints but I do plan on putting in a vinyl window in the front with a work bench behind it inside the shed. The inside is really big and spacious. I wish spring was already here so I could paint it, and plant a couple of spruce trees and other landscaping on the sides of it. It's going to look really nice, i'm happy and i'm sure the neighbors will be too.
Date published: 2013-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice Shed This shed is very nice. Delivered quickly in two different packages by two different carriers (Home Depot for local items, and another carrier for the rest). I ended up purchasing other studs to raise the building up by 12" as the assembled building is only ~ 6 feet. I did find the customer support exceptional, as I did call them about raising the building and making the floor 12' X 16'. Directions call for 12' X 15' 9" floor. Richard was extremely helpful and was able to answer any question I had about the shed. Do check your local building codes before purchase, as I had to have a foundation and meet several requirements to build. I asked after I purchased, so somethings had to be modified to meet my local city code. (Foundation for shed, Wall Stud centers 16", Hangers for Trusses). I am very satisified with the shed.
Date published: 2011-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shed It went together quite easily. We didn't recurve all of the correct sized nails. But other than that it was perfect.
Date published: 2014-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 12x16 shed kit Delivery was fast I got it before estimated date. Everything they said was packaged.all in one crate fast and easy set up very happy with my new shed. Thank you ! Jose
Date published: 2016-09-24
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