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10×8 Hammer Beam Entrance Porch

10x8 Hammer Beam Entry Porch Plan (41890) Eye Level

If you want to beautify your home or business, look at this 10×8 hammer-beam entrance porch! Chamfered ends embellish the hammer posts, and plenty of gently curved braces connect the hammer beams and support the front 3-foot overhang. The traditional mortise and tenon joinery lends this small frame a lot of character and visual interest. 

This frame is 10 feet wide from outside to outside of the posts. It is 7 feet 6 inches deep from the outside of the post to your exterior wall. Designed to be supported at the rear by the wall framing of your structure, the front hammer truss is supported by two 8×8 posts. The eave girts stand at 9 feet tall.  With an overall height of 14 feet to the top of the ridge, this porch makes a statement!  This 10×8 hammer-beam entrance porch will truly provide an artistic focal point for the entrance to your home.

You will receive a link to download the pdf to your computer as soon as you purchase this plan. The drawings are chock full of all the information you need!  The 5-page construction set has three-dimensional renderings to visualize your finished product. It also has dimensioned plans, section, elevation drawings, detailed drawings of critical areas, and plenty of notes explaining everything. There is an exploded 3D with every timber labeled. These labels match the 18-page piece drawing set, which shows you each cut on every timber with dimensions. We even provide timber and fastener lists so you can budget for and procure your materials without much head-scratching.  You can hit the ground running!

10x8 Hammer Beam Entry Porch Plan (41890) - Plan Overview

10x8 Hammer Beam Entry Porch Plan (41890) - Piece Overview

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2 thoughts on “10×8 Hammer Beam Entrance Porch”

  1. Hi, I really like this porch overhang. It doesn’t state what sized timbers to use. Can this be constructed using 6″X6″ and 4″X4″ timbers? Thanks!!

  2. Katrina Williams

    This plan (like most of our designs) uses 8×8 posts and 6x material for much of the rest

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