This 18x24 Hammer Beam truss plan is truly a work of art! If you are an experienced timber framer, this will make a superb project to showcase your skills. There are so many features in this design that create a beautiful, exciting space! The hammer beam trusses have great style with embellished hammer posts. Elongated hammer braces and sturdy x-bracing add to the beauty of the trusses. The posts are called gunstock posts - they are larger at the top which allows two timbers to join and overlap at the top, and that flare adds a special look.
- 432 square feet
- Measurements are from outside to outside of the posts
- Super steep roof - a 50 degree angle! That's a pitch of 14-5/16:12
- Top of plates are 11'-0" high
- Ridge height is 21’-5”
- Roof system is principal rafters with purlins
This 18x24 Hammer Beam truss plan set is formatted to print at 11”x17” so you can read all the details. It is available for you to download as soon as you make your purchase. We give you all the information you need to successfully complete this rather complex frame. The 12-page construction plan set includes several axonometric drawings so you can visualize the finished product. There are fully dimensioned plan and sectional drawings, along with exploded 3D drawings with the timber sizes labeled. The 24-page piece drawing set shows every timber with each cut dimensioned in detail. We also include a timber list to make your budgeting easier, and a peg list.
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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