The Rural American's Method for Unmatched Barn House Construction

This "20x36 Great Plains Western Horse Barn with 12ft Lean-tos" and open porch is a customized barn by Sand Creek Post and Beam wood barn home kits. These amazing barn home kits are a great example of the strength and beauty of post and beam timber frame construction. You could purchase and use these barn home kits for use as full time residences, cabins, loft apartments, lake houses, secondary homes, and for a combined barn and home. This Great Plains horse barn with 12 foot lean to's is located in Montana.You really want to take a look at these amazing barn kits, you might just fall in love with their rustic yet sophisticated designs and styles. Their barns are pre-manufactured, shipped as a kit to where you want it, and then built to last generations.

Sand Creek Post and Beam company is the leading designer and manufacturer of these custom designed wood barn and barn home kits. The company is family owned,and is located in Wayne, Nebraska. The focus of this great company is on post and beam construction, they use traditional and historic designs, and along with having the best designs they are have great customer service. Sand Creek Post and Beam have helped over 1,000 customers realize their dream barns in 48 states including Hawaii, along with several Canadian provinces. There are all sorts and types of barn structures you can choose from to include wood barns, event barns, barn homes, barn Kings, pavilions, windmills and accessories. You are sure to fall in love with how beautiful some of these barn structures are, this company really is doing a great job at keeping the tradition of barns alive with their quality barn designs. Their custom designed barn kits have been used as full time residences, lake houses, cabins, loft apartments, secondary homes, and combination use barn and home. These barns are both rustic and beautiful, you can choose a barn they are pre manufactured, and shipped as a kit.

You have probably heard of timber framing and post and beam construction before. They are popular construction methods of building homes that use heavy timbers instead of dimensional lumber like 2 foot by 4 foot lumber. A traditional timber framed home is the method of building homes that uses heavy squared off and meticulously fitted and joined timbers with joints that are fastened by large wooden pegs. Timber frame post and beam construction is common in wooden buildings that are from the 19th century and earlier. This type of building comes from construction homes out of logs and tree trunks without the use of more high tech saws that cut timber from the material stock that is started with. This technique found farmers and artisans using axes, adzes, and draw knives, hand powered auger drill bits, and laborious woodworking and gradually assembling a building capable of bearing heavy weight without excessive use of interior space that is filled with vertical support posts. Would you believe this building method has been used for thousands of years in many parts of the world? You will find this type of building method in many styles of historic framing. Three basic types of timber frames in English speaking countries are the box frame, cruck frame, and aisled frame. This really is an exceptional type of building steeped in tradition and history that can be found all over the country.


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