Mark Bowe and his crew of West Virginia master craftsmen salvage antique barns and cabins, reusing the wood to create stunning, modern homes. The Barnwood Builders are devoted to salvaging and will stop at nothing to give 200-year-old structures new life, providing entertainment, inspiration and awe along the way.
Mark and the guys work to dismantle a barn built by Abe Lincoln's uncle around 1830. Can they save the 180 year-old logs? Back on the Boneyard, they use old tobacco timbers to build a new barn in the Appalachian dogtrot style.
The guys rescue a huge double pen barn in St. Meinrad, Indiana. It's the biggest dogtrot style barn they've ever faced. They have to fight through modern layers of tin and barnwood to get to the incredible, pioneer era hand hewn beams. When it's done, Mark pays a visit to the nearly completed Lincoln Cabin.
The guys take down a Pennsylvania Bank Barn in hopes of recovering the Long Beams and Huge Sleeper Logs that lay below. They are up against the weather, the machines malfunctioning and the weight of the logs. Mark pays a visit to the finished King Cabin and gives the owners a bench made with some of the repurposed wood from the Bank Barn.
Mark and the guys build a massive, and very complicated, log home high in the Blue Ridge Mountains. To make this unique design work, they create an entirely new kind of notch. They work with a local team of craftsmen to pull off this high-stakes build.
The Barnwood Builders fight through mud and heat to turn the salvaged Shaver House from West Virginia into a two-story lake house in Alabama. Mark experiments with new construction products, and everyone ends up in the lake.
Mark Bowe returns to the finished homes of some of his favorite Barnwood Builders jobs. After months of work, the 100% Cabin, Rose's Cabin, the Boy Scout cabin and many more are living new lives as modern homes.
The Barnwood Builders square off against their toughest barn yet -- a stubborn old timber frame with wooden pegs, metal spikes, steel bolts and a whole lot of beams. But saving this barn is worth the effort because it will be rebuilt for a veterans group.
The Barnwood Builders create a timber frame barn for a private collection of American muscle cars in Columbus, Texas. Mark visits one of the biggest barns he's ever seen, finds the oldest live oak tree in the state and explores some local history.
The Barnwood Builders score a major salvage from a barn near one of America's oldest pine forests in Brookville, Pennsylvania. Later, Mark and Sherman visit a local mill that turns reclaimed wood into spectacular products and Mark finds a perfect example of a hand-painted barnwood billboard.
The Barnwood Builders head back to Brookville, Pennsylvania, to save the frame of a bank barn that sits dangerously close to a road. Then, Mark visits an old log lodge resort and scouts an amazing timber frame barn built in 1895.
Mark Bowe checks out some renovated grain silos and the craziest treehouse in town while the guys put a roof on their Texas timber frame. Mark's log cabin gets a Texas-style makeover, and he gets some help from his new neighbors, the Junk Gypsies!
The team gets creative while trying to make something worthwhile out of a lackluster cabin.
Mark Bowe visits finished cabins he helped build in Montana, Texas, South Carolina, West Virginia, and North Carolina; a big surprise awaits Mark in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
The crew rebuilds the Minor Hill cabin in Franklin, Tennessee. Mark Bowe checks out a log cabin addition to an 1806 stone home and then tours a local whiskey distillery built inside a timber-frame barn.
Half the crew is in Ohio to save an 1830s log home, while he other half is back in West Virginia to tear down an old log barn.
The crew shares some secrets, lessons and behind-the-scenes moments.
Mark and the guys take down a dangerous barn for their new neighbors and build a replica of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood cabin. Graham learns to make bentwood furniture, and the teams visits a stunning opera house.
The guys turn a brand new storage shed into an 1800s log cabin, then drive it to Round Top, Texas. Mark gets a lesson from a local silversmith, and the team visits historic structures built around the state by 19th-century pioneers.
After once saving Larry Melton's childhood home, The Barnwood Builders do something they've never done before and invite him to the Boneyard to help restore his family home. It's log cabin restoration and repair 101 as Larry learns the ropes, and just when he thinks the experience can't get any better, Mark arranges a final surprise with some very special guests.
The Barnwood Builders have taken down big barns, but they've never seen a log home this large. As they dismantle the Ohio cabin, the guys discover that it's filled with history, craftsmanship and a lot of cherished memories. Mark also gives the cabin owner tips on how to convert her family's old barn into a modern home.
The Barnwood Builders turn one of the biggest barns they've ever saved into an even bigger home. They work through sweltering heat to transform the Ohio double-pen barn into a huge log home in Cave Spring, Georgia. Mark also visits a small log cabin with a lot of charm and gets his first look at the completed Alabama dog trot the guys stacked for a client.
The Mt. Olivet Church has been the heart of Pocahontas County, WV, for 137 years. The old log structure is struggling to survive, so Mark and the guys are brought in to take it down so it can be restored and live a new life. As the job comes to a close, however, the community pulls off a surprise ending. The guys then get their first look at Johnny Jett's fully finished Kentucky chapel.
Mark and the guys wade in the water to save a dilapidated Springhouse. Johnny and Tim go exploring while Mark and Graham clean up the spring. Back on the boneyard, they rebuild the Springhouse and finish the inside of the Container Cabin!
The Barnwood Builders go deep in the holler to reclaim a rare one-room log schoolhouse full of history. Back on the boneyard, the schoolhouse gets a whole new life.
In the shadow of the New River Gorge Bridge, the Barnwood Builders work with three centuries of materials and techniques in one project. Using custom 21st century steel brackets and hand-hewn 19th century beams, they create a one-of-a-kind pavilion for the Wild Rock Community Center.
The guys take down a massive double-pen barn in southern Indiana. While they work to save every log and barn board, Mark visits an incredible lodge built from a different barn they took down in nearby St. Meinrad.