Spotlight: Gaius Hennin and Shelter Institute

Gaius HenninWe reached out to Shelter Institute to find out more about this organization in Woolwich, Maine that offers classes, design-build, tools and even real estate. Gaius Hennin, President and Civil Engineer, took the time to respond to our questions.Shelter Institute was founded in 1974 by Pat and Patsy Hennin. As Gaius describes it, “Fresh […]

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14x12 Post and Beam Plan (4 of 4)

14×14 Post and Beam Outbuilding

Take a look at this his 14×14 post and beam outbuilding!  Its footprint would easily fit into most backyards. Its generous plate height of over 9 feet creates a comfortable ceiling height. Ample overhangs provide extra protection from the elements. This design is great for many uses: a freestanding workshop, gardener’s shed or dining pavilion. […]

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