This 28×20 timber frame saltbox is designed with common trusses and collar ties, making cutting and raising a bit easier for a good-size frame. The saltbox style creates a ceiling on one side that soars to 19’-6” if you leave the collar ties exposed, creating a wonderful high-volume space. The plan is designed with a loft over the other half of the floor space, creating an area you can use for a bedroom, office, or any number of uses.
The saltbox style of house is a strong and simple one that has been seen in this country since the 1,650s. It’s a design with two stories in front and one in back. The roof pitch is short and high in front and long and low in the back, creating a two-story structure on one side.
This 28×20 timber frame saltbox has 560 square feet on the ground floor and 280 square feet on the second floor, giving you 840 square feet of versatile space. Use this for a barn with a hay loft, a cabin in the woods, or a garage with a workshop loft!
- Drawings include fully dimensioned plans, elevations, and sections, as well as detailed cut drawings of every timber in the structure.
- Three-dimensional renderings to help you visualize the finished pieces.
- Plan set consists of 35 pages of thoroughly detailed drawings, including a timber list and fastener schedule
- Plans are formatted to 8 ½”x 11”, ready for instant PDF download
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Check out this plan in our shop: 28×20 Saltbox Plan.
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