Take a look at this 18×24 king post timber frame plan. This plan would work well as a small guest house or carport, or an expansive workshop. The generous size of this design would also make a great outdoor kitchen and dining pavilion. The top of the plates are over nine feet high, and at a 6 in 12 pitch the ridge stands at well over 14 feet tall for a lofty ceiling height. If you want to customize the look of the pavilion, we include roof pitch drawings from 3/12 all the way to 12/12, so take your pick!
- 432 square feet under roof
- Generous two-foot overhangs
- Two-bay design
- Gable ends to utilize two different post layouts for flexibility.
- Sturdy 8x post construction
The instant-download PDF drawings consist of 33 sheets, which includes 3D renderings, plan, elevation, and sectional drawings, along with all the piece and joinery details you will need to build this frame. Every cut on every timber is dimensioned out for you, so there is no guesswork. We include a timber list and fastener schedule to make gathering your materials easier. The plan set is formatted for easy printing at home on 8 ½” x 11” paper.
Timber Frame HQ provides plans for construction purposes but does not oversee the construction. The plan purchaser is responsible for assuring the plan meets local codes and regulations. It is the responsibility of the plan purchaser to obtain any and all structural analysis, engineering, and specifications that may be required in the municipality in which it is to be built. Plan purchaser is to verify all lot conditions and measurements before construction. Purchaser is responsible for additional expenses incurred in order to meet local code and engineering requirements.
Customer understands that the following conditions in your specific area may require additional engineering:
- Wind / hurricane / tornado
- Seismic / earthquake
- Heavy snow
- Flood potential
- Soil instability
- Timber Frame Engineering
Customer understands that HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical will not be included in all plans.
When you purchase a set of plans, you are purchasing a limited copyright license for a design giving you the right to build that structure one time at your location. Your copyright license was granted when you paid the purchase fee. You do not have the right to build the design a second time unless you have a signed agreement with Timber Frame HQ. Please note that copyright law protects “derivative works” the same as it protects the original design. That means that making some changes doesn’t make it a new design. We do not allow modifications of our designs by others, without permission. Your copyright license does not allow another professional to represent our design work as their own.
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