Barn Specs


SANDS-WILLETS HOUSE BARN SPECIFICATIONS

SIZE:  24 ft. by 41 ft.

MATERIAL:  Chestnut, Pine, Oak, Cedar, etc.

HEIGHT OF EAVES (Plate):  16 ft.

HEIGHT OF RIDGE (Above Plate):  8 ft.

5 MAIN FRAMES (Bents) POST AND ANCHOR BEAMS: 10 in. by 10 in. and 10 in. by 12 in., reinforced for added safety with iron tie rods and supports.

RAFTERS AND COLLAR TIE BEAMS:

Approximately 5 in. by 6 in., supporting new 24 in. cedar shingles over wood furring strips, replacing original material which was not usable.

OLD HARDWARE from other barns was used which included hinges, door handles and south door padlock hasp.

October 14, 1977:  Transfer of barn to C.N.P.H.S.

June 25, 1978:  Official barn-raising.

September 30, 1978:  Barn completed and open to public on day of "Neighboring Fair”

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