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. 

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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

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"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 6, Episode 8

Part of the Family

The guys head to Bronston, Kentucky, to check out a 150-year-old, double-pen farmhouse built by their client's great-grandfather. She hopes to preserve her pioneer heritage, so the crew takes care to save every log possible.

Sunday
Mar 10
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Thin-Skinned

Mark Bowe has a Montana client who wants to give a modern home a classic log cabin look. The only way to do that is to use real logs so the guys build a cabin facade using antique log veneers. They use more log veneers to create a new piece for the Barnwood Showroom. Mark then tours a beautiful home that's fully decked out in reclaimed wood veneers.

Sunday
Mar 10
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

A Gift for Graham

Deep in a West Virginia holler, the team builds a log potting shed for one of their own, Graham. They outfit the building with reclaimed materials from roof to porch, and Graham discovers the challenges of being a client.

Sunday
Mar 10
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Log Castle in Cave Spring, GA

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.

Sunday
Mar 10
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

In the Nick of Time

A family calls on Mark and his team to save their 1800s West Virginia log cabin before it's bulldozed by developers. The team must battle a huge porch, two tricky chimneys and a stubborn addition in order to get the logs out.

Sunday
Mar 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Mark Finds His Dream Home Barn

After years of searching, Mark Bowe has found the barn he wants to turn into his own home. The guys work carefully to take apart the enormous bank barn without breaking any of the beams. In the face of bad luck and frustration, the team works together to save the hand-hewn beams, flooring and valuable sleeper logs. Mark also visits a nearby bank barn that has been transformed into a gorgeous wedding venue.

Thursday
Mar 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Mar 14
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

Barnwood Doubleheader

Mark splits up his crew so they can conquer two jobs at the same time. Johnny and Tim take down a big tobacco barn that has plenty of antique material worth salvaging, while Graham and Alex tackle a log cabin that's still in great shape. Mark also pays a visit to two sisters to see how they finished the craft store the guys built for them last season.

Thursday
Mar 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
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
Mar 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Barn Storming: A Wild Takedown in Pleasantville, Ohio

Mark and the guys have fought rain, snow and heat, but they've never had winds like these! The vicious Ohio winds turn a complicated job into a treacherous one as they attempt to save a giant double pen barn.

Thursday
Mar 14
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Cowboy Party Barn in New Braunfels, TX

Mark and the guys return to Texas to build a gigantic party barn out of an old timber frame. They use old-fashioned tools to retrofit the barn for modern use, and they install a rare swing beam in the center bent.

Thursday
Mar 14
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Hope Rises in White Sulphur Springs

After the flood waters recede, the Barnwood Builders join the recovery efforts in their hometown of White Sulphur Springs, WV. The team builds a timber frame pavilion as the centerpiece of a memorial park and the community comes together to build barnwood picnic tables.

Thursday
Mar 14
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

High-End Timber Frame Kitchen in Brevard, NC

The Barnwood Builders build a timber frame kitchen that will be the centerpiece of a high-end mountain retreat in Brevard, NC. Later, Mark and the guys visit some of the architect's other spectacular log homes.

Thursday
Mar 14
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Montana Barn Battle

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.

Tuesday
Mar 26
9am | 8c
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.

Tuesday
Mar 26
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 12

Operation Hero

Mark and his team take on their hardest build ever for their most important client: America's wounded warriors. The guys work side by side with veterans to construct a giant timber frame lodge for Project Healing Waters.

Tuesday
Mar 26
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 10

The Honey Hole

Mark needs a lot of inventory in a hurry so he buys three cabins on a remote farm. It's a fast-paced triple takedown full of suspense, strategy and plenty of big crashes! Despite the fast work, however, the guys are still able to discover family stories that give these logs history and meaning.

Tuesday
Mar 26
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 8

Modern Mansion Makeover

The Barnwood Builders give a modern mansion a complete log cabin makeover complete with log skins and a stacked log entryway. The pressure is on, however, as this home will act as the centerpiece for an entire log cabin community. Mark then tours a completely restored and redesigned pioneer cabin that was moved in one piece.

Tuesday
Mar 26
1pm | 12c
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
Mar 26
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 4

Mountaineer Volunteers

Mark donates a timber frame to his alma mater, West Virginia University, as the latest addition to their pioneer heritage center. The Barnwood Builders work side-by-side with WVU volunteers to raise the timber frame barn by hand, teaching them how to build bents, cut pegs and even hew a log.

Tuesday
Mar 26
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 2

Memory Lane

The Barnwood Builders have been saving Kentucky tobacco barns for more than 20 years, and Johnny has found another one in Nicholas County. As the guys take it down, they share memories from their earlier days, and they meet the family who will use the logs to build an addition on their Florida home. Mark checks out a finished log home that he stacked with the guys several years ago, and the whole team visits Daniel Boone's Kentucky home.

Tuesday
Mar 26
4pm | 3c
Season 7, Episode 3

Blacksmith Breakroom

The Barnwood Builders build a pioneer blacksmith shop made from reclaimed beams, barnwood and rafters to serve as their office breakroom. Mark helps set up the frame, then a local blacksmith installs the forge and gives the guys a lesson at the anvil. When the blacksmith shop is complete, the Barnwood Builders gather in their breakroom to hammer away.

Saturday
Mar 30
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 7

Barnwood Wedding

The Barnwood Builders get ready for a farm wedding by building a barnwood dance floor, a timber-frame photo booth and an incredible handcrafted wedding arbor. Mark and the guys also work on a custom-designed split rail fence for the bride to walk past as the guests watch from hay bale seating. It's a day filled with something old, something new, something borrowed ... and something barnwood!

Saturday
Mar 30
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Mar 30
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 3

Larry Melton's Chance of a Lifetime

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.

Saturday
Mar 30
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 5

A Barnwood Miracle

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.

Saturday
Mar 30
4pm | 3c

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