This 24×24 hammer truss timber frame plan is designed with purlins to accept energy-efficient SIPs (structural insulated panels). The materials will be cost-effective to purchase, and the frame will be easier to raise because all timber is less than 16 feet long. The hammer beam trusses create a wonderful, completely open 576 square foot floor space that can be adapted to suit many different activities!
There are many different ways to incorporate this hammer beam truss plan into your home. If you are thinking of adding on to your home, it would make a wonderful great room extension If you are designing a new home, you could incorporate this space into a hybrid timber frame design as a spectacular, high-volume great room. The 576 square foot space can also stand alone as a dramatic guest house. Although the hammer trusses deserve to be left exposed so their beauty can be enjoyed, the 26-foot high ceiling created by the 10 in 12 roof pitch can accommodate a small loft space for sleeping. There is of room for any style of windows, and plenty of them!
The PDF plans are formatted to letter size paper, for easy printing from your home. The PDF plans contain pages full of drawings, 3d renderings, and a timber list, providing you with everything that you will need to order the timber and cut the frame. The PDF plans are ready for instant download as soon as you purchase them!
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.
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