Build a Red Cedar Barn
or Barndominium

Our red cedar barns are the perfect addition to your property. Versatile and beautiful, your new barndominium can be used for housing animals, extra living space, a gorgeous event venue, or a combination of all these uses. Whatever you are hoping to do, partner with us to plan and design your build!
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Experience Unmatched Quality and Style
with Our Barns and Barndominiums

Our quality materials and process set our barns apart from the competition.

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Design

We design the barn together for its use on your property, and all wall frames are tailored to each specific barn.

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Plans

Our plans are site engineered, matching the plan to the building site on your property.

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Species

We are the premier provider of red cedar, which is more durable, longer lasting, and used for our posts, frames, and sidings.

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Structure

All of our material is structurally graded; we are the only producer offering timber and log (round) products.

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Custom

From design to structural layout, every aspect of your barn can be tailored to your needs.

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Service

Our team is personable and knowledgeable, and we produce and sell directly to you, the customer, with no need for a builder or supply store.

The Barn Process

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Barn Design Tools

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Get started with the plans for your dream barn using our premium barn design tools. We developed these state-of-the-art tools to empower you to visualize your barndominium in detail and get a jump start planning out your project so that you can design the ideal structure for you.

Barn Designer

Start with our Barn Designer to visualize and design your barn or barndominium from scratch. We’ll take that plan and price it out, so you know exactly what to expect.

Barn Calculator

Use our Barn Calculator to get a cost estimate based on a standard build and existing barn plans.
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Want more information about how to start your barn or barndominium project?

Together, we will design a barn to fit your exact needs. Fill out the form to get started.

View Barn Floor Plans

Browse design plans and details for some of our most recent barn and barndominium designs.

Types of Barns

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Western Gable Barn

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Monitor Barn

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, they are drawn and engineered for your specific property location and the type of foundation you want to use.

No, not as part of the barn package. You are able to choose the type and style of window that you prefer. You may want to replace some windows with doors that would be specific to your needs. You can order the windows through us at 10% over our factory-direct pricing.

Yes, it is an optional add-on.

Yes, it is an optional add-on.

Cedar is more resistant to insects, weather, and rot than pine, fir, or spruce material.

Yes, we will design whatever system you desire.

Possibly, it depends upon the location of the build and the builder’s schedule.

Yes, we would need to know that at the time we create the plans for your barn.

Yes, we will design and package whatever size or style of timber or log you desire, as long as they are sufficiently large to support the load requirements.

Yes, we have all the normal types of wood sidings and we also have access to steel siding, if you choose.

Yes, you can order the timber package without siding and use your own siding.

Yes, we can custom-draw and engineer the barn as a standalone set without having to purchase building materials.

Yes, we ship all over the United States.

It’s best to hire a builder if you have never built before. The system we put together was designed to be as simple as we could make building a barn. However, these are large buildings that take a certain level of construction knowledge.  

Yes, we offer 3 surface types: rough sawn (standard), smooth (up-charge) & hand hewn (up-charge).

The suggested dimensions are based on the concept of how to design to minimize costs and simplify the build.  We can custom-design almost anything you might want.

Not a problem! That is why we engineer specifically to your build site so that it will withstand all of the forces nature throws at it.

We can make it very close to matching. If we are providing your log home materials, we make log siding that perfectly matches all 14 log profiles that we produce. If yours is a milled log home by another producer, we can come pretty close to matching.  We can even have special knives made for our equipment, if necessary. 

Our red cedar barns and barndominiums showcase the unique charm and durability of red cedar. The red cedar barn uses traditional agricultural construction for utility purposes only, while the barndominium incorporates barn exteriors and shapes. It is constructed more like a home for residential living. The red cedar barn has an authentic old-fashioned barn aesthetic and purpose, while the barndominium prioritizes Modern insulation, climate control, utilities, and finishes. Interior feels like a cabin or lodge with cozy finishes like timber ceilings. Get the Luxury smart barn building plans with tech and sustainable living features.

Our designs take into consideration the diverse climate of California. The red cedar used in our structures is known for its resilience, making it an ideal choice for withstanding the varied weather conditions across the state.

Sierra Log and Timber seamlessly integrates log home elements into our barn and barndominium designs, offering a unique fusion of rustic charm and contemporary functionality. Explore our gallery to see how these elements are creatively incorporated into each structure.

Yes, we provide prefab cabins and cabin kits tailored for California residents as well as all other states. Discover the convenience and efficiency of our prefab solutions, designed to streamline the construction process while maintaining the quality and character of log cabins.

Yes, you can customize the design of red cedar barns and Barndominiums. We understand the importance of personalization. Our team is ready to work with you to customize the design, layout, and finishes of red cedar barns and Barndominiums to align with your unique vision and lifestyle.

While California is a significant focus, Sierra Log and Timber extends its services to select regions beyond the state. Contact us to discuss your project location, and we’ll explore the possibilities of bringing our expertise in red cedar barns and barndominiums to your desired area.

Sierra Log and Timber stands out for its commitment to craftsmanship, quality, innovative design, and the use of red cedar timbers. Explore our red cedar barns and barndominiums to witness the expertise and attention to detail that defines our approach to creating exceptional log structures in California and beyond.

Our Standard Barn Package

All of the material is a rough-sawn cedar product, except for the roof and loft decking, which is a Douglas Fir material. Our calculator is based on our standard barn package, which includes the following list of materials.
  1. Engineered plans
  2. Posts – 6×6 
  3. Wall headers (exterior & interior) – double 2×8
  4. Wall girts (lower & upper) – 2×6
  5. Window & door posts (upper & lower) – 4×6
  6. Lower separator headers – 6×6
  7. Wall & truss knee braces (upper & lower) – 6×6
  8. Loft girder – 6×10
  9. Loft joists – 4×10
  10. Loft decking – 2×6 Douglas fir T&G
  11. Roof rafters (lower & upper) – double 2×8
  12. Roof truss bottom chord (upper) – double 2×10
  13. Roof kingpin & webs – 6×6
  14. Roof purlins (lower & upper) – 4×8
  15. Roof decking (lower & upper) – 2×6 Douglas fir tongue and groove 
  16. Roof fascia (lower & upper) – 2×8
  17. Roof fascia drip edge (lower & upper) – 2×4
  18. Wall sheeting – 1×10 & 1×3 board & batten
  19. Door & window trim – 2×6
  20. Barn doors (2) 
  21. Timber stairs
  22. Timber rail for stairs
  23. Hardware
    a. Post bases
    b. Hangers for specific beam connection
    c. Fasteners for connections
    d. Barn door hardware