This 12×12 timber frame plan is extremely versatile because it can be used to build a porch, shed or even a pergola over a hot tub. It is a simple timber frame to cut and raise by hand. However it will still offer you a challenge in some of the joinery details, making it a great DIY project. Cover it with 1 1/2″ tongue and groove and you are ready to put a roof on it.
The plans are formatted in PDF, and available for instant download. With a total of 23 pages on 8.5″x11″ pdf sheets and including 3d renderings, timber schedule, plan, elevation and sectional drawings along with all the piece and joinery details you will need to build this small timber frame.
Timber Frame HQ provides plans for construction purposes but does not oversee the construction. The plan purchaser is responsible for assuring the plan meets local codes and regulations. It is the responsibility of the plan purchaser to obtain any and all structural analysis, engineering and specifications that may be required in the municipality in which it is to be built. Plan purchaser is to verify all lot conditions and measurements before construction. Purchaser is responsible for additional expenses incurred in order to meet local code and engineering requirements.
Customer understands that the following conditions in your specific area may require additional engineering:
- Wind / hurricane / tornado
- Seismic / earthquake
- Heavy snow
- Flood potential
- Soil instability
- Timber Frame Engineering
Customer understands that HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical will not be included in all plans.
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