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Can You Design/Fabricate A Frame Like The Texas Barn To Be 40’X120′?

Asked by Kurt on November 18, 2015

Can you design/fabricate a frame design like the Hermes project in Texas, with the main “bay” being 40′ wide and 120′ long? We are considering a steel building, I would prefer timber. This will be an executive retreat/ entertainment hall, with shed buildings going full length down both sides. Project is located in Spearfish ,S.D.

Thank you for your consideration. Kurt

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Answered by Doug Friant

Dear Kurt:

We certainly can design such a barn. The center bay being 40’-0” is not a problem. Although, you should be aware that a timber frame of that size will be much more expensive than a steel building.

Best regards,

Doug Friant


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