from North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension Service
Download free design plans and building details for
small and simple cabins.
15'x30' Cabin This pretty
design has one big all-purpose room and a small kitchen and half
bath. There's also a big fireplace and a front porch.
Bunk House Cabin Just 14'x23'
this little cabin has a kitchen and an all-purpose room with
built-in bunk beds.
The Chesterfield Cabin This
attractive Southern cabin design has front and back porches. The
main floor has an open Living/Dining/Kitchen area with a vaulted
ceiling. It also has a full bathroom and two bedrooms. There's
another bedroom and bath in a Loft area.
Cooperative Extension Plans: These plans were developed
over many years by engineers at U.S. Land Grant universities.
They are generally older plans that need to be revised for
today's construction methods, codes and standards. They provide
design ideas and conceptual information for planning purposes.
The plans were prepared through the USDA Cooperative Farm
Buildings Plan Exchange.
resist various forces from snow, wind, earthquake and use. They
also must adhere to local building and zoning codes. A local
building inspector, engineer, building supplier, or building
contractor can help you determine what is a safe and legal
building for your area.