2017 | Hobby Shops | 1st Place

Grabill Family Barn
Built By:
Orchard Construction, Inc.
Metamora, Mi.
Building use, importance, and newsworthiness:

Building plans were for the structure to be built for the owner's daughter's summer wedding. They then expanded into the owner's private wood shop where his retirement will be enjoyed.

Unique features:

The truss system provides for matched heal heights on the exterior with different widths and the interior design to provide for matching and intersecting cathedral ceilings and a custom cupola that is over 10' tall and allows for natural interior light and ventilation. The building also has a bathroom, on-demand hot water system and lower level to provide for parking of the owner's toys.

Post-frame advantage:

Fast construction, lower cost and wide spans.

Cost per Sq. Ft.:


Duration to complete:

62 Days