Have a good number of authentic old hand hewn barn beams from a barn that we recently took down. Dimensions vary. Was built using mortise & tenon timber frame technique.
Please note these are from an actual barn and thus they have mortise & tenon slots & things here and there! I've had numerous people wanting beams with 3 perfect faces (for mantle), which just about don't exist if they are genuine! These are from a real barn constructed with timber frame / mortise & tenon techniques. They will have small pockets cut in here & there, notches for roof timbers, wood pegs etc. Everyone wants a perfect faced beam for a mantle but don't want a genuine beam with notches apparently. Please be advised since these are real beams they do have some notches & such from their original construction as you can see in the photos. Most have at least one clear side, if you want one with 3 perfect sides though you are probably going to have to buy a made up one & not a real one. (I do have some white oak & black walnut logs for that purpose) Thank you. These are genuine beams with lots of imperfections & character, if that's not what you are looking for that's ok, good luck, just putting it out there to hopefully save a little time in the future here.
Was able to salvage most of it and have lots of beams, cross pieces, posts & siding.
Rough dimensions for beams available;
First six are all near 20ft or a little longer (up to a few feet longer)
1 - 10"x10"
2 - 10"x10"
3 - 8x6
4 - 10"x7"
5 - 6"x"6"
6 - 8"x7"
3 more at about 10ft long and around 7x7, and another at about 12ft long and about 6"x7"
6x Posts at about 80" tall
14x Diagonal braces at about 4 ft long (all oak)
8x horizontal braces about 9ft to 11ft long each (all oak)
Also have a very large pile of siding boards all varying degrees of weathered. Original color was red.
And last but not least, approximately 60 sheets of good old thick rusty corrugated metal at about 8ft long per sheet. ($30/sheet or best each, discount for multiple)
All prices are best offer / negotiable but please don't make me lowball offers. I have a fairly good idea what this stuff is worth at a bare minimum and these are some very cool, very old pieces of wood here. Will definitely make deals for buying a lot at once. Most others I've seen price a large hand hewn beam anywhere from $18 to $50 per foot. Place in Durand and other large stores I'm told now are upward closer to $100 per foot! I'm willing to make deals but I'm not going to give them away either. Thank you.
*History: I was told by the gentleman we took this barn down for that it had been a farm for over 200 years and he thought the barn & one other one that is still standing we may take down as well was built around 1836. We found two old blue cobalt glass knob & tube covers still attached on the outside of this one that were dated 1860s/1870s that seemed to very well back up his claim. It would seem at the very least this barn was about 150 yrs old.