Timber Frame Package Contents & Building System

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Honest Abe Log Homes Timber Frame Package Contents

Subfloor System

1. Foundation – (By Owner)
2. Treated Sill with Termite Shield & Sill Seal
3. Joist, 2″x10″ @ 16″O/C
4. Double Header
5. Subfloor Girder
6. Subfloor Decking, ¾” Advantech
7. Subfloor Adhesive


Timber Frame Wall System

8. Timber Frame Posts, 8”x8”, Plates, 8”x8”, and Angle Braces, Fasteners, Door/Window R.O Frames
9. Wall Panels – 7/16″ OSB, Insulation, Sheet Rock
10. Cedar Lap Siding, Cedar Board and Batten or Log Siding
11. House Wrap
12. Exterior Finish


Second Floor System

13. Support Posts, 8”x8”
14. Ceiling Beam Girder, 8”x12”
15. Ceiling Beams, 4”x8”
16. Header
17. Tongue & Groove Decking, 2″x6″


Gable End & Dormer System

18. Gable End Timber Frame Posts, Plates and Angle Braces
19. Gable End Wall Panels
20. Shed Dormer Timber Frame Posts, Plates, Angle Braces
21. Shed Dormer Panels
22. Gable Dormer Framing, 2″x4″
23. Gable Dormer Sheathing, 7/16″ OSB
24. House Wrap – Gable Ends and Dormers
25. Exterior Siding – Gable Ends and Dormers

Porch and Deck System

  1. Porch/Deck Piers – (By Owner)
  2. Porch/Deck Framing, 2”x8” treated
  3. Decking – 5/4”, treated
  4. Porch Post/Plate/Angle Braces, 6″x6″
  5. Porch Rafters, 4″x6″
  6. Porch Rafter Decking, 2″x6″ T&G
  7. Porch Rails, 2”x4”, and Spindles, 2”x2”

Window and Door Units

  1. Insulated, Double Hung, Tilt-Sash Wood Windows
  2. Insulated, Wood Grained, Fiberglass Doors
  3. Exterior Cedar Trim, 1”x5”
  4. Interior Pine Trim, 1”x5”
  5. Screens
  6. Fixed Glass Units


Interior System

  1. Partition Framing
  2. Stair Stringers, 2″x12″
  3. Stair Treads, 2″x10″
  4. Interior Doors
  5. Pine Baseboard/Ceiling/Interior Door Trim, 1″x5″


Optional Items

(not included in standard Honest Abe Log Homes Timber Frame package contents)

  1. Tongue & Groove for interior walls, 1″x6″
  2. Clad Windows
  3. Engineered I-Joist or Floor Truss
  4. Heavy-Timber Stair Package
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