The possibilities are practically endless with this beautiful monitor-style 32x28 king post barn! Like all monitor barns, this one has a raised ceiling above the sixteen foot wide center aisle, and that space can be used for a multitude of purposes. If you are going to use this frame for sheltering livestock it’s a great place to store hay. If you’re going to make this a cabin, it would be a great space for a cozy sleeping loft - or leave the whole ceiling open for a wonderful high-volume feel! Enclose the whole frame, or leave one or both of the wings open for porches or horse stalls.
- 896 square feet between posts
- Sixteen-foot wide center aisle, eight-foot wide wings
- 17’9 ¾” to top of rafters
- 8x posts and plates; 4x rafters
- Carry posts to the ground or set atop optional masonry pier foundation
The plan set for this 32x28 king post barn consists of 30 pages chock full of the information you need to complete this frame. Formatted as an instantly-downloadable pdf, you can print this from home on 8.5x11 paper, or for easier reading take them to a copy shop to print on 11x17. We include a 3D rendering, exploded axonometric drawing so you can see how the major timbers relate to each other, and dimensioned plan, section and elevation drawings. We also include a timber list so you can budget and shop for your materials. And we provide dimensioned piece drawings showing all the cuts for your timbers.
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.
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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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