I have always avoided the construction of pole buildings, thinking they
were better left to specialty companies. But when one of my regular customers
asked me to build a combination barn/garage on poles, I decided
it was time to become better educated on the subject. The first thing I
discovered is that pole building now goes by the name "post-frame construction."
I also learned that this building technique has adapted to the
advent of new materials and methods, some of which I modified to fit the
needs of the project. The result was a hybrid
building that exceeded everyone's expectations.
The specs called for a 32x40-foot gambrelroofed
building with clear-span