Trading Post DIY

The Trading Post

The Trading Post brings back the old west.

Whether guests or customers come to visit, imagine how they will feel seeing the Trading Post. It will be a magical moment of going back in time. A faux storefront is an ideal place for signage. Firs and wood sculptures on the front porch can set the scene for an authentic getaway. It is a great choice for a DIY store, office, or cabin.

Standard Cottage & Outfitter Features

  • 4×4″ pressure treated runners (5 skids*, compared to 2)
  • Painted T1-11 Smartside exterior (choose one of 18 colors)
  • Framing 16″ o/c
  • 5/8″ ProStruct® tongue in groove floor
  • Low profile floor system strongest in industry
  • 40-Year metal roof standard/shingles optional
  • 1-Double wood door*
  • Roof rafters 16″ o/c (see details)
  • 7’ 4.5″ wall height
  • Loft area over front porch included
  • Cottages – 3 Windows (18×36 aluminum)
  • Outfitters – 5 Windows (24×36″ aluminum)
  • 1-House Style entry door (half glass)
  • 4′ porch on Cottages
  • A wrap-around porch on Outfitters
  • Painted trim (your choice of standard colors)
  • Drip edge on roof perimeter
  • One or two gable vents

Available Cottage & Outfitter Upgrades

  • Insulated floor
  • Insulated interior (batting or spray)
  • Sheetrock ready (studs necessary for wall covering)
  • Electrical packages
  • Chimney kit
  • See dealer for other options
  • Plumbing not available (customer install only)

The Trading Post has an unfinished interior

Cottage Interior

We have dealers across Montana, Idaho, Nebraska, Utah & Wyoming.
There is a shed, garage, animal shelter, greenhouse, or cabin for sale near you.