Broken Back Salt Box Series

The Broken-Back Salt Box is a barn with a symmetrical main barn section with a shed attached to an eave wall. The main barn has a steeper roof than the attached shed roof has. This gives it the appearance of a broken back. The Broken-Back Salty is a structure with a loft or a second story on the front portion of the building, and a single story toward the rear in the shed portion. The Broken-Back Salt Box can be either a single story barn or a two story barn.

Broken-Back Salt Box / 1-1/2 or 2 story / 26′-48′ depths
The Broken Back Salty can be set-up with a cathedral ceiling, a simple loft, or a livable second floor. Access to the second floor varies with size from a simple ladder, pull down stairs, or a full set of hearty hemlock built in stairs

The Smithy is our 1-story version of the Broken Back Salt Box that was originally a workplace for blacksmiths.


Available Depths:
12’ – 48’ or more / main barn
6’ – 20’ or more / shed

Typical or Common Depths:
20’ – 36’ / main barn
8’ – 14’ / shed

Available Lengths:
12’ – 120’ or more

Typical or Common Lengths:
30’, 36’, 42’, 48’, 56’


Smaller BB Salty Barns

  • Garden or Potting Shed
  • Tool Shed
  • Maple Sugar Shack
  • Smoke House
  • Chicken Coop

Larger BB Salty Barns

  • Barn Home
  • Horse / Livestock Barn
  • Garage / Tractor Barn
  • Workshop
  • Guest House
  • Carriage House
  • Garage & Apartment