A Frame Cabin Kits

A Frame Cabin Kits

Blog, Industry Articles, PlanningA-frame Log Cabin Kits Get A+! December 29, 2015 Heather HaywardSeptember 18, 2016 You can recognize an A-frame log cabin by its triangular roof that resembles the letter “A.”  Even though they have been around for centuries, A-frames became increasingly prevalent in the mid-1950’s through the 1970’s.  Their popularity grew especially as vacation homes.  The numerous benefits of A-frame cabins explain why they are still sought after today.Many A-frame log cabins have lofts.  Lofts are wonderful spaces!  They can be spare bedrooms, bonus rooms, sitting areas, libraries or used for storage.  Who wouldn’t love hanging out in a loft?A-frames are optimal for locations that get a lot of snow.  The high pitched roof lines prevent heavy snow loads from accumulating on the roof and weighing it down.  It’s easier for the snow to slide to the ground.  This reduces the risk of roof damage and collapse.Not only are A-frames ideal for wintry conditions, they have benefits in the summer as well.Since most of the living space is on the first floor, heat is allowed to rise up to the rafters, keeping the main floor cooler.Oversized windows fit perfectly into an A-frame log cabin floor plan.  These expansive windows on the front and back walls allow the cabin owner to enjoy multiple views.  Balconies, decks and porches can be added for more opportunities to appreciate the surroundings and for additional living and entertaining space.The peaked roof lines of A-frame log cabins accommodate stunning cathedral ceilings.  High ceilings provide extra natural light inside the cabin and make it feel like you have more space.   This creates open and inviting areas.  There’s also the added visual appeal of exposed rafter beams.A-frame log cabin kits can be easy to assemble.Log cabin kit packages should include all building materials such as the roof system, floors, walls, doors and windows.Versatility is a key component of A-frame log cabins.  They can be used as primary residences but are often seen as vacation cabins and resort rentals. They can even be bunkhouses and multipurpose buildings.  Ideal for many locations, A-frames are often seen situated in wooded areas, mountain settings, water front, hillsides, sloping areas and coastal areas.  It’s no wonder that the A-frame’s charm endures.Related Newsletter Sign-UpSearch Floor PlansSearch News Search for: CategoriesAbout Conestoga VideosAssembly VideosBlogBudgetingFinancingPlanningFeatured ProjectsIndustry ArticlesLog Cabin KitsLog Cabin Kit CatalogsNewsCareerNews VideosTestimonials VideosVirtual Tour Videos Get our latest Catalog Latest News ABC’s of Natural Bug Remedies and Repellants April 5, 2017 What Is an Engineered Log? April 5, 2017 Log Cabin Lighting March 17, 2017 Keeping Your Log Cabin Green February 28, 2017 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas February 13, 2017View Press Room Recent Comments
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A Frame Cabin Kits

Blog, Industry Articles, PlanningA-frame Log Cabin Kits Get A+! December 29, 2015 Heather HaywardSeptember 18, 2016 You can recognize an A-frame log cabin by its triangular roof that resembles the letter “A.”  Even though they have been around for centuries, A-frames became increasingly prevalent in the mid-1950’s through the 1970’s.  Their popularity grew especially as vacation homes.  The numerous benefits of A-frame cabins explain why they are still sought after today.Many A-frame log cabins have lofts.  Lofts are wonderful spaces!  They can be spare bedrooms, bonus rooms, sitting areas, libraries or used for storage.  Who wouldn’t love hanging out in a loft?A-frames are optimal for locations that get a lot of snow.  The high pitched roof lines prevent heavy snow loads from accumulating on the roof and weighing it down.  It’s easier for the snow to slide to the ground.  This reduces the risk of roof damage and collapse.Not only are A-frames ideal for wintry conditions, they have benefits in the summer as well.Since most of the living space is on the first floor, heat is allowed to rise up to the rafters, keeping the main floor cooler.Oversized windows fit perfectly into an A-frame log cabin floor plan.  These expansive windows on the front and back walls allow the cabin owner to enjoy multiple views.  Balconies, decks and porches can be added for more opportunities to appreciate the surroundings and for additional living and entertaining space.The peaked roof lines of A-frame log cabins accommodate stunning cathedral ceilings.  High ceilings provide extra natural light inside the cabin and make it feel like you have more space.   This creates open and inviting areas.  There’s also the added visual appeal of exposed rafter beams.A-frame log cabin kits can be easy to assemble.Log cabin kit packages should include all building materials such as the roof system, floors, walls, doors and windows.Versatility is a key component of A-frame log cabins.  They can be used as primary residences but are often seen as vacation cabins and resort rentals. They can even be bunkhouses and multipurpose buildings.  Ideal for many locations, A-frames are often seen situated in wooded areas, mountain settings, water front, hillsides, sloping areas and coastal areas.  It’s no wonder that the A-frame’s charm endures.Related
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A Frame Cabin Kits

Description Specifications Video Product Description Timber Frame is true mortise and tenon joinery, designed to ship as a weather tight dhell the design can also be purchased as a frame only or as a complete kit which includes an insulation package and kiln dried ship lapped pine interior. Designed to meet tough building standards, our 20×30 cabin timber frame kit features heavy hemlock 8×8 post & beam framing with old world traditional mortise and tenon joinery. Consider increasing the full upstairs loft by adding dormers to the steep 8/12 pitch gable roof. The timber frame offers endless possibilities for customizations including an 8×30 shed roof overhang adding additional indoor heated space or outdoor screened porch.  This cabin also comes with a choice of 8’ or 10’ first floor ceiling heights to allow either more room on the first floor or in the loft. The eight foot ceiling height is typically chosen when used as a living space and ten foot option when used as a barn or garage housing equipment or livestock on the lower level. Shed roof overhangs ranging from 4’ to 12’ wide on any or all of the exterior walls can accommodate simple firewood storage, create additional interior square footage, or open covered space. Multiple siding and roofing options ensure your finished cabin can match existing buildings on your property. Because of its size this design is only available as a set of plans or as a precut kit and cannot ship fully assembled. Consider adding a complete insulation package to turn this quality frame into a cozy four season cabin. The 8×8 post and beam framing members allow ample space to easily install thick insulation with high R-values.  Like all of our cabin building kits, the 20×30 design features locally sourced, beefy 8×8 hemlock timber frame construction with true mortise and tenon joinery. All of the necessary oak pegs, fastening materials, insulated windows and doors, and Step-by-Step do it yourself plans are included. The eighty page plans include full materials list very detailed drawings high lighting each mortise and tenon joint. This 20×30 cabin is a large post and beam design that comes with options to create a functional space to suit a variety of needs. This versatile cabin can be set up for cold storage, as a two or three bay garage, as living quarters, as a livestock barn or any combination of. This frame set up is a favorite as a 1,200 square foot cabin or tiny house. As a two bay garage, the space creates room for your cars and workshop. The kit can also be configured into a barn that can shelter horses, cows, goats, and sheep with enough room for tack and grain while the standard full 20×30 loft makes great hay storage. Call a designer today to learn more 866 297 3760 View Specification Sheet (20×30) 20×30 Timber Frame Only View Specification Sheet (20×40)
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A Frame Cabin Kits

Product Description Timber Frame is true mortise and tenon joinery, designed to ship as a weather tight dhell the design can also be purchased as a frame only or as a complete kit which includes an insulation package and kiln dried ship lapped pine interior. Designed to meet tough building standards, our 20×30 cabin timber frame kit features heavy hemlock 8×8 post & beam framing with old world traditional mortise and tenon joinery. Consider increasing the full upstairs loft by adding dormers to the steep 8/12 pitch gable roof. The timber frame offers endless possibilities for customizations including an 8×30 shed roof overhang adding additional indoor heated space or outdoor screened porch.  This cabin also comes with a choice of 8’ or 10’ first floor ceiling heights to allow either more room on the first floor or in the loft. The eight foot ceiling height is typically chosen when used as a living space and ten foot option when used as a barn or garage housing equipment or livestock on the lower level. Shed roof overhangs ranging from 4’ to 12’ wide on any or all of the exterior walls can accommodate simple firewood storage, create additional interior square footage, or open covered space. Multiple siding and roofing options ensure your finished cabin can match existing buildings on your property. Because of its size this design is only available as a set of plans or as a precut kit and cannot ship fully assembled. Consider adding a complete insulation package to turn this quality frame into a cozy four season cabin. The 8×8 post and beam framing members allow ample space to easily install thick insulation with high R-values.  Like all of our cabin building kits, the 20×30 design features locally sourced, beefy 8×8 hemlock timber frame construction with true mortise and tenon joinery. All of the necessary oak pegs, fastening materials, insulated windows and doors, and Step-by-Step do it yourself plans are included. The eighty page plans include full materials list very detailed drawings high lighting each mortise and tenon joint. This 20×30 cabin is a large post and beam design that comes with options to create a functional space to suit a variety of needs. This versatile cabin can be set up for cold storage, as a two or three bay garage, as living quarters, as a livestock barn or any combination of. This frame set up is a favorite as a 1,200 square foot cabin or tiny house. As a two bay garage, the space creates room for your cars and workshop. The kit can also be configured into a barn that can shelter horses, cows, goats, and sheep with enough room for tack and grain while the standard full 20×30 loft makes great hay storage. Call a designer today to learn more 866 297 3760

A Frame Cabin Kits

A Frame Cabin Kits
A Frame Cabin Kits
A Frame Cabin Kits

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