14×30 Timber Frame Shed Barn

14x30 Timber Frame ShedTimber Frame BarnThis simple 14×30 timber frame shed barn has  a large 3′ overhang to give plenty of protection to the inhabits or equipment.  It is a flexible post and beam design that allows for hay storage, a garage option, workshop, wood storage, horse stalls or even a small cabin and shed.

The construction of this timber frame barn, including cutting the joinery, would be a great DIY project and simple enough as a 1st time project for you.  All timbers are dimensioned and the plans have all the measurement you need to layout and cut this frame along with a complete timber and material list.  The sheets are formatted in PDF for instant download.

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  3. Heavy snow
  4. Flood potential
  5. Soil instability
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12 Responses to 14×30 Timber Frame Shed Barn

  1. Cindy Parker February 8, 2015 at 8:08 am #

    What is the height of the ceiling? Thanks!

    • Brice Cochran February 8, 2015 at 7:22 pm #

      Cindy,
      On the lower side the top of the plate height is 10′, the plate is a 12x so there is about 9′ of total clearance height.
      On the upper side the top of the plate height is 14’5.5″, the plate is also a 12x so there is about 9″ of total clearance height.
      The roof pitch is a 4/12.
      Let me know if you have any other questions.
      Cheers,
      Brice

  2. Jay C. White Cloud February 27, 2015 at 6:42 pm #

    Hi Brice,

    Have you considered relocating the scarf from above the post to the area above the brace and lower shear stresses? Or perhaps adding a corbel to the design under the scarf.

    Regards,

    j

    • Brice Cochran February 28, 2015 at 12:55 am #

      Jay,
      I have considered it and realize that it is the preferred way put a scarf joint over knee braces whenever possible. In this particular case I chose to leave it over the post due to the plate size. It’s current length is 19 feet 5 feet with the current overhang and scarf joint, that is getting to be a long stick. I get a new detail out on it. Thanks for your thoughts and question.
      Cheers,
      Brice

  3. Sean October 21, 2015 at 3:00 am #

    Hi, great simple design. I’m trying to estimate the cost of building this guy — what size are the posts and beams? Thanks!

    • Brice Cochran October 22, 2015 at 2:40 am #

      Sean,
      The post are 8×8’s, plates are 8×12 the girts are 8×10’s and the rafters and knee braces are 4×8’s. Thanks for the comments on the design, that is what I was going for. Let me know if you have any more questions.
      Thanks,
      Brice

  4. Mike April 24, 2016 at 2:09 am #

    Like the design do you have a plan for this simple type structure but on a smaller scale for a backyard pavilion to cover a lounging area and another for an outdoor kitchen. The size would be 9ft x 8ft for the posts with 18 inch overhangs

    thanks

  5. Samantha July 21, 2016 at 11:29 pm #

    Hello. Love the look. Could this be modified for a 25×25 structure? thanks

    • Brice Cochran July 23, 2016 at 1:57 pm #

      It can be modified, please drop me a line to setup a custom design job.

  6. Justin February 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm #

    Hello, what is the timber schedule for this structure?

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