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16×20 King Post Plan


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This versatile 16×20 king post timber frame plan is perfect for a garage, shop or cabin and is just right as a beginner’s DIY woodworking project. This small structure lets you get a feel for timber frame construction letting you enjoy the process.  Finished as an open pavilion it’s a perfect place for entertaining friends or just relaxing. Add walls and a roof to create a compact cabin in the woods.

The variable roof pitches are enhanced by king-post end pieces.  The plan comes complete with an instantly downloadable PDF package of 23 drawings, and additional information to help you select and cut your lumber for an easy and satisfying DIY construction project.

While the plan has an 8″or 6″ roof pitch by default we have added the dimensions for 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12-inch roof pitches to allow you the option to choose.


Important Information:

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:

  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.

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.

Timber Frame HQ retains all common law, statutory and other reserved rights, including the copyright. This applies even when you have participated in the development of the design to a significant degree.

Roof Pitch

8"/12" Roof, 6"/12" Roof

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