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Fine New England Style Post & Beam
Carriage Houses, Garden Sheds, and Country Barns.

How to Get Started


1.TALK TO US

From garden sheds and carriage houses with saltbox style roof lines, to our large and lovely country barns, all of our post & beam buildings can be adapted to serve your needs and enhance your property.

  • See Our Wide Variety of Standard Plans
  • Talk to Us About Your Location, and Your Expectations
  • Design Your Own Exterior Look with Different Window and Door Configurations
  • There Are Many Custom Options Available

2.TALK TO YOUR TOWN

All Country Carpenters plans are fully detailed to facilitate your Town permit and approval processes.

  • Professional Engineer's Stamp (CT, DE, MA, NY, NJ) (excludes small shed designs)
  • Elevations
  • Sections Through Showing Beam Sizes and Spans
  • Foundation Plan
  • Framing Details — Includes Center Posts, Beams, Walls and Loft (if applicable)
  • Other Details — Siding, Trim, Doors, Windows, Vent

3.TALK TO YOUR CARPENTER

Our unique pre-cut, pre-engineered, color-coded building kits allow your local professional carpenter to build your building cost-effectively and in a timely manner. His efforts will be focused on doing what he does best — Building. Or, if you are within our primary building zone, you may want Country Carpenters to handle your project from start to finish! As you can see, our kits allow you to maintain control of your project and its costs, so the finished product is what you had in mind in the first place!

  • Standard Building Kit Includes:
    • Color Coded Plans
    • Foundation Anchor Straps
    • Pressure Treated Sills
    • Complete Frame (pre-cut and color-coded)
    • Siding — Board & Batten or Shiplap
    • Roof Sheathing, 1x6 White Pine
    • Trim, Rake & Fascia
    • 42" Walk-In Door w/Oak Latch & Hardware
    • Windows, Single Pane Barn Sash
    • Gable Vents
  • Step-by-Step Construction Diagrams
  • Safety Information
  • Complete Nail & Shingle List (nails, roof shingles and foundation provided by homeowner)