Catch Up Now: Barnwood Builders

The guys help a widower build the cabin that he and his late wife chose.

AMAZING BARN RENOVATIONS

BARN MAKEOVERS
BARN MAKEOVERS

These homeowners weren't born in barns, but you won't believe how they transformed these rustic spaces into stunning homes. 

See the Stunning 'Afters'
BEST OF BARNWOOD BUILDERS
BEST OF BARNWOOD BUILDERS

See the best of the best from Barnwood Builders, including their top home makeovers, creative reclaimed wood projects and more. 

First Up: Top 5 Barnwood Renos

Barnwood Boys

10 Moments Fans of 'Barnwood Builders' Will Remember Fondly

"Stay calm, have a pepperoni roll," and other words to live by. 

If You Love the Barn Look...

About the Host

Mark Bowe

Mark Bowe, host of DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders, is passionate about honoring the craft of America’s pioneer ancestors and is devoted to ensuring that their work lives on.

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About the show

Barnwood Builders follows five fun-loving West Virginians who salvage antique log cabins and barns. The show celebrates the American pioneer spirit, and pays tribute to the hard work and craftsmanship that built our nation. 
Season 4, Episode 2

Hitting the Barnwood Jackpot

Mark Bowe's client wants to use the barnwood from an enormous Pennsylvania bank barn to outfit his Arizona restaurant. It's a beast of a job in the middle of a heat wave, but the Barnwood Builders just won't quit. They save 5,000 board feet of prized barnwood from the cattle stalls, granary floors and 40-foot walls. Mark also pays a visit to another restaurant decked out in barnwood for inspiration.

Thursday
Feb 13
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 3

Adapt and Overcome in Hamlin, WV

The Barnwood Builders never give up on a log cabin and despite some rough going early on, this one turns out to be worth all the extra effort. Mark goes on a cross-county search for replacement logs while the team finds creative ways of pulling the cabin apart without sacrificing its logs.

Thursday
Feb 13
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 10

Barnwood Gold Mine in the Keystone State

Mark finds a perfectly preserved bank barn in Pennsylvania. The beams are so nice, he considers keeping this barn for himself. He also visits an incredible bank barn that has been completely renovated into a high-end home with barnwood flooring and soapstone counters.

Thursday
Feb 13
4pm | 3c
Season 9, Episode 3

Barnwood Bonanza

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.

Thursday
Feb 13
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 13

Foldable Cabin

Mark brings one of his biggest ideas to life, a foldable steel cabin. The crew takes the cabin on its maiden voyage and unfolds it for the first time in the boneyard, then they add a timber frame facade and a complete barnwood interior to finish it off in style.

Thursday
Feb 13
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 1

Fancy Cabin Takedown in Minor Hill

Mark Bowe and his crew work through layers of architectural history to uncover an original pioneer home in Minor Hill, Tennessee, and they hear stories from family members who lived in the cabin. Mark also visits a beautifully restored log home with its own extensive family history.

Thursday
Feb 13
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11

West Virginia Legacy Cabin

Mark Bowe and his crew get a strong dose of family history in Leivasy, West Virginia, where they work on saving the O'Dell family's hand-hewn log home. Mark also spends some time with his own father and visits a log cabin built by his great-grandfather.

Sunday
Feb 16
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 13

Victory Lap

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.

Sunday
Feb 16
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 1

Rebuilding Grandma's Cabin in Montana

Mark Bowe and the guys travel to Montana so they can rebuild Grandma's cabin from last season. They give the 150-year-old home a new life as a cliff-side lodge. They also explore wild west cabins and enjoy some Montana ranch fun.

Sunday
Feb 16
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

Building the New England Barn in South Carolina

Mark Bowe and the guys take on their biggest build yet, resurrecting the massive New England timber frame from last season as a family retreat in South Carolina. It's six days of heavy lifting, precision craftsmanship and big fun.

Sunday
Feb 16
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 3

Saving a Rare Log Springhouse

Mark Bowe and the guys wade into the water to save a dilapidated springhouse. Johnny and Tim go exploring while Mark and Graham clean up the spring. Back at the boneyard, they rebuild the springhouse and finish the inside of the container cabin.

Sunday
Feb 16
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 4

Rebuilding the 100% Cabin and Restoring a Legacy

Mark Bowe and the guys take the 100-percent cabin to South Carolina where they rebuild it as a hunting cabin. While they are there, they work with the client's kids to build a camping cabin out of their ancestor's log home.

Sunday
Feb 16
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 5

Saving a Hand-Hewn Cabin and a Rare Hand-Cut Chimney

Mark Bowe and the guys explore a perfect pioneer settlement complete with wood, water, and stone. They save the classic log cabin and repurpose the rare hand-cut sandstone chimney into a fire pit grill.

Sunday
Feb 16
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 6

Salvaging Rose's Cabin from the Woods

Mark Bowe and the guys have to build their own road to reach a cabin that has been overgrown for 11 years. Rose Riggs never got to finish her dream cabin, but Mark will make sure it gets a new life. He salvages some of the wood to make an incredible rose inlaid table for Rose's daughter.

Sunday
Feb 16
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 7

Building a Double Pen Log Vacation Rental

Mark Bowe and the crew work with one of their most passionate and knowledgeable clients yet. Together, they build a huge double pen log cabin on a platform 13 feet off the ground. This will be the master suite on a high-end vacation rental. Mark builds the outside while Karen designs the interior.

Sunday
Feb 16
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 8

Reclaiming a One-Room Log Schoolhouse

The Barnwood Builders go deep in the holler near Ruddle, West Virginia, to reclaim a rare one-room log schoolhouse full of history. Back on the boneyard, the schoolhouse gets a whole new life.

Sunday
Feb 16
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 9

Rocky Mountain Cabin

The team brings an Appalachian-style cabin all the way to western Colorado. At the Canyon of the Ancients Ranch, they explore the stacked stone ruins of the ancestral Puebloans and also leave behind a legacy of their own. Before they leave, they also rebuild the Virginia springhouse, which will support a living roof.

Tuesday
Feb 18
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 10

Drive-Through Corn Crib

Mark Bowe and the guys use over 100 antique logs from two tobacco barns to build a dramatic entrance for their client's property. The drive-through double corn crib requires a whole lot of teamwork and involves some of the trickiest notching they've ever done.

Tuesday
Feb 18
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 11

Barnwood Leftovers Get Upcycled

The Barnwood Builders are finding creative uses for all of their leftovers! Every time they take a cabin down, they end up with extra inventory. So instead of burning the small beams, they'll use them to build a Parts and Pieces Pavilion to sell their scraps as upcycled products.

Tuesday
Feb 18
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 12

Wild Rock Pavilion

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.

Tuesday
Feb 18
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 1

The Cabin in the Quarry

The Barnwood Builders float down the Ohio River and land in Paducah, Kentucky, where they try to save a little cabin in a big quarry. The cabin is in rough shape, but these guys don't give up on it. Their time in Paducah is filled with pioneer ingenuity. Alex Makes a chair, Johnny drives a dump truck, Sherman makes a quilt and Mark helps build a barnwood table.

Tuesday
Feb 18
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 3

Complicated Carriage House

The Barnwood Builders pull into New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, in a covered wagon, ready to take down and move a very complicated carriage house. They find all sorts of treasures in the 150-year-old pioneer garage before they carefully strip it, lift the roof off in sections and disassemble the beams.

Tuesday
Feb 18
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 8

Bristol Tobacco Barn

Mark buys a massive tobacco barn with an incredible log structure hidden inside. He wants to turn the logs into a cabin, so the guys must unwrap the barn layer by layer. It's a tricky job because the barn is filled with hundreds of old poles that fight the guys at every turn. Mark also salvages some barnwood and gets it milled into flooring, and Johnny and Sherman take a trip down memory lane.

Tuesday
Feb 18
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 9

Barn Beam Log Cabin Experiment

Mark's clients want bigger and bigger antique log homes, but the pioneers didn't build big log cabins. They did build big barns, though, so the guys try to build a 1200 square foot cabin using barn beams from their Boneyard inventory. And Mark's friend shows up to make a one-of-a-kind whiskey tap out of an unused beam end.

Tuesday
Feb 18
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 6

A New York State of Mind

The Barnwood Builders head up the Appalachian mountain chain to the Catskill Mountains in New York to build a huge, antique log guesthouse for a couple who traded city life for country life.

Tuesday
Feb 18
3pm | 2c

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