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DREAM BIG GETTING STARTED Use our checklist to begin building your dream home LET S WORK TOGETHER True partnerships have the best results We are the experts in POST BEAM TIMBER FRAMES
DREAM BIG GETTING STARTED Use our  checklist to begin building your dream home  LET S WORK TOGETHER True partnerships   ha...
PARTNER WISELY Whether your dream is a Post and Beam or Timber Frame Home Cabin Barn or Truss it is important to choose your building partners wisely Big Sky Post and Beam our family owned business prides itself on offering the highest quality materials for frames with the use of precision timber framing machinery and competitive pricing We are a team you can trust We got into this business over 10 years ago when we purchased a post and beam kit for our home and barn from a now competitor That company uses green ungraded Ponderosa Pine as there standard and minimal strength plate joinery Soon after we decided to start our own business using only premium materials and techniques saving our customers the headaches we endured Julie Vandewark Co owner
PARTNER WISELY  Whether your dream is a Post and Beam or Timber Frame Home, Cabin, Barn or Truss it is  important to choos...
WE MAKE DREAMS REALITY BY Customizing Your Design Post and beam homes timber frame homes and barns are our specialty We customize your dreams based on budget and need and ensure it is engineer and builder ready Providing the Highest Quality At Big Sky Post and Beam we choose 1 graded kiln dried Douglas Fir timbers to ensure durability and sustainability for generations We invest in innovative tools and training to ensure our clients receive the most informed and technically sound plans and post and beam timber frame structures Building Your Frame Based on your approved designs Big Sky Post and Beam fabricates your frame in our shop ensuring the highest quality then delivers to your building site Connecting You With Great Partners Based on your location we will make recommendations and help guide you through choosing the right contractor engineer electrician etc Big Sky Post and Beam offers onsite services for frame raising with the owner or builder near or far
WE MAKE DREAMS REALITY BY    Customizing Your Design Post and beam homes, timber frame homes, and barns are our specialty....
Add a little bit of body text Where Do You Start You ve dreamt of building your own home and the excitement is growing because things are starting to fall in place There are many decisions to be made and you want to make sure to do it right Whether you choose us to design and build your post and beam frame or not at Big Sky Post and Beam we want to make sure you ask the right questions to ensure your dreams come true during each phase of the project Planning Design and Construction Our Getting Started Checklist is a good first step as you start to move into Planning
Add a little bit of body text  Where Do You Start  You   ve dreamt of building your own home and the excitement is growing...
Getting Started Check List Site Work Building Amenities Foundation slab on grade basement Restroom s Well for water or water line connection Shower facilities Sewer system Kitchen Food Prep area Parking Eating area of people Drive way entrance Sleeping space of people Paving Storage Closets Fencing Garage mud room Security lighting Screened in porch area Telephone or Internet Other s In ground propane storage Handicap access Building Utilities Other Security system Roofing Sound system Materials Steel Asphalt tiles Wood shingles Other Gutters Ridge vents Snow breaks Special Use Heavy equipment thickened floor slab in utility areas Specialty floor finishes epoxy stamped concrete sealer etc Specialty lighting Insulation In floor heat system Off peak electric utilities Air conditioning Forced air furnace Radiant overhead heat Fireplace wood burning stove Wood boiler Automatic waterers Storm sewage system Overhead fans Dehumidification 200 400 amp electrical service Other
Getting Started Check List Site Work  Building Amenities  Foundation     slab on grade, basement  Restroom s     Well for ...
Estimated Building Time Line The minimum time it takes to deliver a frame for a barn or cabin is two months after plan approval but the average duration of time is about a year from initial conversations to move in CAD Designs Building Utilities Initial Conversations Plan for 2 3 weeks of communicating to define your dream Deliverable Rough layout images Formal Structure plans with rounds of review and changes take 4 10 weeks depending on the number of revisions Deliverable Formal Structure Plans Engineering The CAD Designs are sent to Engineering and reviewed for 1 3 weeks depending on changes Deliverable Engineering approval Materials 6 7 weeks for delivery of all ordered materials and an additional 1 4 weeks for mill work and cutting depending upon the size of the project Deliverable All frame materials Plan 6 12 months for the full build Frame Construction The frame can be fabricated in 1 4 weeks depending on its size Deliverable Constructed frame
Estimated Building Time Line The minimum time it takes to deliver a frame for a barn or cabin is two months after plan app...
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We use kiln dried graded 1 structural select timbers because there is less shrinkage cracking and aesthetically it much more attractive than weaker products What Is Peace of Mind Worth to You We only use 3 8 plate joinery and 5 8 bolts This prevents plates from twisting or coming off the wall as the structure ages and settles Big Sky Post and Beam can build with a true mortis and tenon joinery where competitors just do plates We offer double the connection for a more beautiful look and sound structure www bigskypostandbeam com
We use kiln dried graded  1 structural select timbers because there is less shrinkage, cracking, and aesthetically it much...
Beginning to fulfill our dream of designing and building a post and beam house was a daunting task for us We didn t know where to begin or what questions to ask Greg and Julie at Big Sky Post and Beam did everything from help with the design of the house to completion Their attention to detail and the highest quality work and materials are unsurpassed The best part was the individual and personal attention we received through the entire process Simply stated Because of them our dream has come true Roger Samples and Kathy Aaron Backburner Ranch Victor Montana 406 446 1582 www bigskypostandbeam com
 Beginning to fulfill our dream of designing and building a post and beam house was a daunting task for us. We didn   t kn...