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24×30 Timber Frame Cabin


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There is so much happening in this 24x30 timber frame cabin! It has an entry porch with a hammer-beam truss and extended purlins, a steeply pitched main gable flanked by a shed wing, and a cantilevered lookout over the first floor. If you are an experienced timber framer looking for a plan to be proud of and enjoy, this exciting frame may be just what you are after!

  • 956 square feet main structure (1036 w/enclosed entry) - 720 s/f main level, 236 s/f loft, 80 s/f entry porch
  • 12:12 pitch main frame and entry; 5:12 pitch shed wing
  • High volume ceiling
  • Queen post truss gable ends
  • Hammer beam truss entry
  • Over 10’ ceiling height main floor
  • Ceiling vaults over 13’ above the second floor
  • 8x10 and 8x8 posts
  • 4x braces
  • 6x rafters, purlins, girts, and joists
  • Drawings include fully dimensioned 2D plans, sections, and elevations. There are three-dimensional drawings as well, so you can visualize the finished product.
  • Every face of each timber is drawn in 2D, with every cut fully dimensioned.
  • We include a complete timber list and fastener schedule, to make your budgeting and purchasing easy!

The plans for this frame are comprehensive, and chock full of all the information you will need to successfully complete the project. The instantly-downloadable pdfs are formatted to print at 11x17. The 15-page construction drawing set includes a dimensioned plan, section, and elevation drawings examining every part of the frame. The 64-page piece drawing set shows all you need to know to cut the joinery.   We include 3D drawings showing the frame assembled and exploded, with each timber labeled and numbered. Those labels correspond to the extremely detailed and easy to read piece drawings. We even include detailed timber, fastener, and peg lists.

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Do you offer the whole kit?

Yes we do! Just fill out the form HERE and will will be in touch soon with more information and pricing.

Can  you modify this plan for me?

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.

Are your plans engineered?

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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If, for any reason, you don't like this plan, you can get a full refund anytime within 30 days after your purchase. If you have any issues, just get in touch with our support team and they'll either help you out until you get the results you need or give you a swift refund.

Important Information and Plan Licensing Agreement:

  • 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 measurements before construction.
  • Timber Frame HQ grants you a non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable and non-transferable license to use the plans purchased from the Timber Frame HQ website.
  • This License is personal to you only. You may not use the License for any other purpose except for personal purposes.
  • 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.  Only you may use the License, and such use shall be limited as stated above.
  • All materials provided under this License are owned by Timber Frame HQ. Any License granted under this Agreement shall only convey a non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable, and non-transferable right to use the plans in accordance with the full terms of this Agreement.
  • You are expressly prohibited from creating any derivative works in the plans or permit any other person to create any such derivative works. You are further expressly prohibited from reproducing* the plans in any fashion on any medium, except printing the plans directly from the PDF's you will receive. You may not modify the plans. Your License does not allow others to represent our design work as their own.
    *Please note:  You or someone else can print the plans for planning and construction use.
  • Your License does not allow others to represent our design work as their own.
  • Timber Frame HQ specifically disclaims and warranty that the plans will be error free and will not be responsible for any loss suffered by you because of the plans or otherwise.
  • Any commercial use of the plans is strictly prohibited.



  • 24’ wide by 36’ long outside of post to outside of post plus 10’x8’ entry porch
  • No overhangs on any side except entry porch
  • Height to Top of Tie Beam 10’-11 ½”
  • Height to Peak of Roof 25’-0”” with 12:12 Roof Pitch


  • Posts –8×8
  • Wall Girt – 8×10
  • Ridge –8×8
  • Rafters – 8×12
  • Plates – XxX
  • Tie Beams – 8×12
  • Braces – 4×8


  • 81 pages total
  • Construction Drawings – 15 pages (11×17)
  • Detailed Piece Drawings – 64 pages (11×17)
  • Materials Lists – 3 pages (8.5×11)

30-Day Guarantee

We are so confident you’ll love the plan that we stand behind it 100% with our 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee. You have 30 days to initiate a return with us for any reason.

It’s the best Return and Warranty Policy of any company. You can buy from us with full confidence that we’ll be here to help if something goes wrong or the plan doesn’t work out for you.

Return Policy

Our money-back guarantee gives you 30 days to decide whether this plan is everything you hoped for. You can return it for a full refund if it’s not working out. Here’s how that works:

Email us within 30 days of placing your order. We will refund you the full purchase price of this plan.

And remember, if you have any issues with your plan, even if you’re not sure you want to return it, please contact us personally. We want you and every other Timber Frame HQ customer to have the best possible experience with us.

Please note the 30-day Guarantee is for individual plan purchases and not for our Timber Frame Plan Bundle or other plan bundles for which we do not offer refunds due to the nature of the product.

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