Would you like to dress up the front of your home or business? You can really enhance your building with this 10x8 hammer-beam entry porch plan! There is a lot of interest packed into the hammer-beam truss. The hammer posts are embellished with chamfered ends. Graceful, gently curved braces support the hammer beams and the generous three-foot overhang. The traditional mortise and tenon joinery give you lots of character, and the frame is further strengthened with concealed Timberlinx connectors at the corners. Build a piece of art to make your entry a focal point for your home!
- 10 feet wide by 7 feet 6 inches deep plus a three-foot front overhang
- 9 feet high to the top of the eave girt
- 14 feet overall height to the top of the ridge
- Two 8x8 posts; plate and rafters are secured to your wall framing
- Rafter and purlin roof system
When you purchase this 10x8 hammer-beam entry porch plan you will receive a link to download the pdfs of the drawings to your computer. The drawing sets are packed full of all the information you need to build this frame! The construction set has 5 pages with 3D renderings, and a fully dimensioned plan, section, and elevation drawings. There are detailed drawings showing plenty of information for critical areas. And we included an exploded perspective with every timber labeled. These labels correspond to the eighteen pages included in the piece drawing set, where every timber is drawn out in 2D and 3D with each cut dimensioned. We also include timber and connector lists to make budgeting and purchasing easier.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we can modify our plans to the size you need on a custom basis. For more information on the services that we offer and how the process works check out the page HERE.
If that is something that would interest you, fill out the brief questionnaire HERE or click Get Started Today on the main Design Page from above.
As soon as we get your information and give it a quick review we’ll contact you to schedule a phone meeting. Please allow a few days for our team to respond.
Before our discussion, we urge you to buy the set of plans that most resembles the alteration that you seek. This will allow you to study the plans thoroughly, think through any other changes or design aspects that you want.
The plans we offer on our website are not stamped by an engineer. People build our frames all over the country, and in each location, there are different requirements. Timber species, design loads and values needed are just some of the factors engineers need to take into account in each case.
We do offer engineering services as an add-on to our standard plans. If this is something you are interested in, head HERE and fill out the brief questionnaire. Armed with that information, we can get our heads into your project before we speak. That way we are best prepared to answer all of your questions.
As soon as we get your information and give it a quick review we’ll contact you to schedule a meeting.
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- Seismic / earthquake
- Heavy snow
- Flood potential
- Soil instability
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