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18×22 Connext Outbuilding with Porch


Are you looking for a medium-sized multipurpose outbuilding? This 18×22 Connext outbuilding with porch might be just the plan for you! This frame utilizes 4x and 6x material so it’s pretty easy to move the timbers around your workshop. And since the connections are made with T-Rex connectors instead of traditional mortise and tenon joinery, the cutting job is simplified.

This ground level has overhead doors for easy access to vehicles or equipment, while the upper level loft space would make a great office or garage apartment. And the generous lean-to porch gives you room for additional storage, or simply a space to hang out.

  • Ground level = 396 square feet
  • Upper level = 371 square feet
  • 8’ ceiling height ground level
  • 9’ floor to ridge upper level
  • 8’ x 22’ covered porch
  • Two overhead doors and walk door ground level
  • Designed for Eastern White Pine

The page plan contains 35 pages chock full of information. It is formatted to be printed on 11×17 paper. You can download the plan immediately after you make your purchase and have it printed off at your neighborhood copy shop. The drawings include 3-D renderings so you can visualize the finished product. We include elevations and sections of each part of the frame, and individual dimensioned piece drawings showing all of the cuts for the metal connectors. It will be easy to budget and purchase your lumber with the included timber and fastener lists.

Important Information:

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Customer understands that the following conditions in your specific area may require additional engineering:

  1. Wind / hurricane / tornado
  2. Seismic / earthquake
  3. Heavy snow
  4. Flood potential
  5. Soil instability
  6. Timber Frame Engineering

Customer understands that HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical will not be included in all plans.
Purchaser agrees that the use of the plan is for the construction of one house

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