Red barn exterior with sliding barn doors and open lean-tos

This Barn Will Make You Dream of Country Living

Nothing says picturesque country living quite like this post and beam barn near Des Moines, Iowa!

From the gambrel roofline to the iconic red color, this barn carries with it every bit of country charm. This 40 x 72 ft eye-catching gambrel post and beam barn features a 15 ft partially enclosed lean-to and 2,880 sq ft of space on the main level. To maximize the usable space, the second level includes a full loft, with an open viewing area to down below.

Three more notable items:

  1. The soaring ceiling.  Take note at how high the ceiling in the loft is! From base to peak measures 26ft! The height from the bottom of the queen post to the bottom of the collar tie is 20 feet, and then from the collar tie to the peak is 6 feet.
  2. The lean-to. This design features a partially enclosed lean-to that allows for covered outdoor space on the open side of the lean-to and extra workshop space in the enclosed side.
  3. The bent raising process.  See the video below to watch the timber bents swing into place in under 40 seconds!
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To learn more about any of these specific projects or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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New South Dakota Venue is What Dreams are Made Of…

New South Dakota Venue is What Dreams are Made Of

A stunning new venue opened in Harrisburg, South Dakota just in time for peak wedding season.  The Veranda by Meadow Barn features a stark white board and batten siding that contrasts beautifully against the Douglas Fir timber bent work.

Brides and grooms alike are excited to incorporate all this facility has to offer into their big day. From the bridge that brides walk across as they enter the ceremony to the outdoor fireplace that guests can enjoy as they wait for the reception, not a detail was missed in the design of this post and beam venue. 

The open-air concept of the building allows room for up to 250 guests. The layout includes a spacious bridal suite and grooms room for the couple and their wedding party to prepare in. A highlight for the brides is the Juliet balcony overlooking the grand hall where they can catch a sneak peak of their special day from up above. The resounding hits in the grooms room are the comfortable seats and tap for beer.

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To see more of this venue, click here to read the feature article on SiouxFalls.Business.

For more information on why post and beam is a great fit for your wedding venue project: click here!

To learn more about this specific project or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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Now Open: Willow’s Bend, a post & beam event center in Kansas!

New Post & Beam Event Center in Carbondale, Kansas

Brides in the Topeka area now have a state-of-the-art post and beam event center to consider when celebrating their big day!  Willows Bend Event Center overlooks Carbondale Lake and is the epitome of a picturesque setting for a wedding or other special occasion.

In addition to the ideal location, the venue itself is sure to make you say ‘Wow’!

From the big picture details like the grand staircase, the overlooking balcony, and the large bridal suite, to the intricate enhancements of the burned tongue and groove, the integrated cupolas, and the carefully placed storage closets (that add so much function to the beauty), we can’t get enough of this venue!

And we’re not alone. Before this venue opened its doors, 55 couples had committed to celebrating their special day here. Twenty-one of those couples booked before ground had even broke on the facility!

It’s stories (and buildings) like these that make us so proud of what we do day in and day out. If you’re considering a post and beam event center, be sure to get in touch with us to hear more success stories like Willows Bend!

The Knox 66108

66′ x 108′ Raised Center | 36′ Center Section with 15′ Enclosed Lean-tos

Seating Capacity: 350 at round tables

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To get started on your dream post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

At Legacy Post and Beam we are proud to be a small family-owned business. Our commitment to providing personal attention to every kit that we build helps our customers successfully build their own legacy. Throughout the entire process, we care about your experience at Legacy, as it is directly linked to ours!

Our business has the privilege of working with customers across the nation and part of this means we are not able to meet every customer face to face. We value the trust of our customers and understand that not being able to personally meet us can be nerve-wracking for some when building (and financing) your dream post and beam building.

When making decisions that hold such an impact, third party verification’s are helpful. We have many third-party references that are able to put your mind at ease!

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Legacy Post and Beam has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. “BBB Accreditation signifies trust and integrity, and an unwavering commitment to consumers,” according to the Better Businesses Bureau website. We are also a member in good standing with the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Lincoln Home Builders Association. Additionally, the factor that speaks the most volumes about our work is our long list of satisfied customers. We will gladly connect you with references upon request.

Click here to find more about our Better Business Bureau A+ rating on Better Business Bureau’s website.

At the end of the day, we want you to feel comfortable with the investment you are making in your dream post and beam building. We are here to answer questions over the phone and always welcome anyone interested to stop by and see us anytime (M-F 8:00-5:00pm).

To get started on your dream post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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3D Drawing of a post and beam event center in South Dakota

A look at post & beam projects being built this spring!

A look at post & beam projects being built this spring!

Spring is officially here and we can’t wait to see these project come to life! Whether you’re looking for a commercial property with a unique flair, a classic barn, or a timeless home, we’ve got ideas to share!

South Dakota Event Center – The Knox 60108
60’ x 108’ Raised Center | 60′ Center Section and two Lean-tos with Gable Entry Trusses

3D Drawing of a post and beam event center in South Dakota

South Carolina Home – Armstrong 5238
52’ x 38’ Gable | 22’ Center Section with two 15’ Enclosed Lean-tos and a 12’ Deck

Massachusetts Brewery – Knox 6460
64’ x 60’ Raised Center | 40’ Center Section with two 12’ Enclosed Lean-tos

Arizona Home – The Armstrong 4850
48’ x 50’ Gable | 24’ Center Section with Two 12’ Lean-Tos

Nebraska Barn – The Knox 6072
60’ x 72’ Raised Center | 30’ Center Section with Two 15’ Enclosed Lean-Tos

3D CAD drawing of post and beam raised center barn in Nebraska

Iowa Home – The Knox 3236
32’ x 36’ Raised Center | 18’ Center Section with one 14’ Enclosed Lean-to & an 8’ x 18’ Porch

3D CAD drawing of a post and beam home in Iowa

To learn more about any of these specific projects or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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Versatile North Carolina Post and Beam Barn

See the 3 distinct purposes of this post and beam barn in North Carolina!

This beautiful barn in North Carolina was built on a family acreage with a few special family member requests in mind. Each one highlights one of the distinct qualities of a Legacy Post and Beam kit.

  1. Customized Design: RV and Equipment Storage

    Request number one was to allow for a full size RV to be parked inside. To accommodate this, we raised the tie beam height and added hammer trusses in the locations needed. This allowed for the overhead doors to be installed easily and resulted in a great location for the RV to be kept out of the elements.

2. Open Floor Plan: Classic Car Storage

Request number two was for classic cars to be comfortably stored and easily driven in and out. The open floor plan capabilities of a Legacy kit make this easy to accommodate as supporting walls are not needed. The vehicles fit perfectly in the lean-tos/around the perimeter of the barn.

3. Stunning Building: Weddings

Request number three was to provide an elegant location for an upcoming family wedding of around 250 guests. A Legacy kit never disappoints in this arena! The exposed Douglas-fir timbers provide the perfect back drop for hosting any type of special event. In fact, commercial wedding venues are how a large portion of our kits are used!

Overall, you can see the raw character shine through in this post and beam barn kit that compliments their existing acreage well.  Each bent was built in our shop in the Midwest with specific purpose as to how it would be reassembled and used on the East Coast. We are proud to have helped this family build the barn that meets and exceeds their needs!

To learn more about this specific project or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us! (402) 317-5747/ info@legacypostandbeam.com / Contact Form

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Top 5 Reasons to Buy From Legacy Post and Beam

Top 5 reasons to buy from Legacy Post and Beam

Here at Legacy Post and Beam, we are proud of the work we do. From the wood we use to the service we provide our customers with, we believe that what we do makes us stand out. Here are 5 reasons to buy from Legacy Post and Beam when looking for a post and beam kit.

1. HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS

All of our kits use the ‘gold standard’ wood choice for our structural bent work materials, kiln-dried Douglas-fir. There are two important factors to consider here – first, that our wood is dried, and second, the specific species selected. Read more about why this matters in the The Douglas Fir Difference”.

2. MORE INCLUDED IN STANDARD KIT

A base kit from Legacy includes more components than many other kit providers. We do this to ensure each kit is set-up for success from the beginning and to reduce the amount of engineering and upgrade charges needed later in the design process. In addition to our high-quality wood choice, items such as 4”x6” purlins, black powder coated steel plates, 24” overhangs, and free shipping for the first 500 miles all come standard in a Legacy kit.

3. FAMILY OWNED WITH NATIONWIDE REACH

When you work with Legacy, you get the best of both worlds. A company that has sent kits to every corner of the US, and, a company that is small enough to be a family-owned operation that takes great pride in each and every kit we produce. In fact, you can’t buy a kit from Legacy without working closely with one or more of the owners.

4. UPFRONT, FAIR PRICING

Our pricing model reflects how we do business in general – it’s upfront, honest, informative, and fair from the beginning. We don’t play pricing games, leave out important components, or mark kits up just to mark them down. We believe our product speaks for itself and want customers to buy when they are ready, with no surprises waiting for them down the road.

5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

When someone trusts us to ‘build their Legacy’ we take this responsibility seriously. It is our job to make the process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. The true mark of a job well done is a customer referral and we are honored to have much of our business come from referrals of satisfied customers. If you would like to hear from our customers, call us and we will get you connected with references that can give you a vision of how we work.

If you have any questions, want to learn more about what sets us apart, or want to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or venue, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

To learn more about any of these specific projects or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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Post and Beam Airplane Hangar

Legacy kit finished as a Post and Beam Airplane Hangar

One of our favorite things to do at Legacy is listen to the dreams of our customers and work to make them come to life! Each of our customers comes with different ideas and we pride ourselves on our ability to meet our customer’s specific needs.

On this Eastern Nebraska project, our customer wanted a classy way to store their equipment, while still embracing the rustic setting. One important piece of equipment – their airplane!

In order to make this happen, we upgraded the trusses to accommodate a 48’ clear span and raised the walls to ensure there was ample room. We were able to create an open space conducive to the wingspan of the airplane, without supporting beams, by using kiln-dried Douglas fir timbers. Douglas fir is used for the structural bent work components on all of our projects as it provides a sturdier build than other wood species. Finally, with the addition of a hydraulic door, their idea became a reality!

The Armstrong 4872

48’x72’ One Story Gable with Raised Side Walls | 48’ Center Section | 3,456 Sq Ft on Main Level

To learn more about this project or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, contact us at (402) 317-5747, info@legacypostandbeam.com, or by filling out this form.

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How it Works to Build Your Legacy

How it works to Build Your Legacy

Each Legacy customer is unique and so is every kit we produce! And, you can rest assured in knowing that personalized does not have to mean perplexing.  For those getting started on their post and beam journey, we have two convenient options to help you get started.  No matter which route you are interested in, we are here to answer your questions and guide you along the way. 

PRE-DESIGNED KITS

Start with a base kit and make it your own!

A Legacy pre-designed kit comes with the perfect blend of definition and customization.

The roofline and bent structure are defined on each model, which generates cost savings on the design side and allows us to offer the kits at a reduced rate. From there, customers have the ability to add accessory and upgrade options as they like, enabling them to finish their kit as a barn, home, cabin, garage, multi-purpose building, or more. Take a look at our pre-designed kits here.

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CUSTOM KITS

Designed just for you

Many of our customers start out on their post and beam journey after being inspired by something they’ve seen online or in person. Others have had an idea in their head for years and simply sketch it out on a napkin. And even more commonly, people have a general idea of what they like/dislike. Any of these options work well as the starting point on a custom kit!   After we spend some time discussing that initial inspiration, we can help bring your project to life.

We make the custom design process as easy as possible by listening closely to your needs and matching that with the square footage, dimensions, rooflines, accessories, and more that fit your budget.  Whether it’s your first time building, or you’re an experienced contractor, we’re here to help!

To learn more about our design options or to get started on your one-of-a-kind post and beam barn, home, cabin, or event center, get in touch with us today!  (402) 317-5747 / info@legacypostandbeam.com / Contact Form

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Builder/Contractor Open House

Builder/Contractor Open House | Wednesday, Oct 24th 

Want to learn more about what we do/how we can work together? Stop in and see us on Wednesday, October 24th!

Everyone welcome (not just builders/contractors).

Event Details:

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

2:00pm – 7:00pm

3220 E Morningside Road

Fremont, NE 68025

Note: If this time/date does not work for you, feel free to come by another time! We are open 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday – Friday and on evenings/weekends by appointment. Give us a call and set up a time to come see us!

Learn how we build the kits in our workshop and what it looks like to put them back together onsite.

Discover the specialty lumber items we offer at wholesale prices. Our most popular items include Tongue and Groove/Shiplap/Carsiding, Douglas Fir Beams, and 1x and 2x Rough Cut Pine.

Find out how we can help incorporate timber components, such as pre-built trusses into your projects.

To learn more about how post and beam compares to other types of construction or to get started on a Legacy Post & Beam kit, contact us at 402-317-5747 or info@legacypostandbeam.com.

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