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 8, Episode 1

Restoration Week

The crew restores two cabins and builds a barn door for their blacksmith shop. Mark Bowe scouts an old log cabin and drives through a river to visit the fishing cabin he and his crew built two years ago.

Sunday
May 19
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 9

Hidden History

The crew saves an Ohio barn built with incredible craftsmanship and Mark scouts another barn that turns out to be a keeper. Later, he visits a massive timber-frame barn that was perfectly restored on its original site and converted into a restaurant.

Sunday
May 19
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 8

Barnwood Gold Mine

The Barnwood Builders salvage a variety of barnwood off a massive Ohio barn, but to save it all, they have to deal with a dangerous roof. Mark Bowe finds a flooring company with a new idea for old wood and later visits an incredible timber frame home.

Sunday
May 19
5pm | 4c
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.

Sunday
May 19
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
May 19
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
May 19
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 5

Hillbilly Lemonade

The guys must get creative to make something worthwhile from a lackluster cabin. Later, Mark visits an incredible finished cabin made from logs he salvaged on the first season of Barnwood Builders.

Sunday
May 19
9pm | 8c
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
May 19
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
May 19
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 5

Hillbilly Lemonade

The guys must get creative to make something worthwhile from a lackluster cabin. Later, Mark visits an incredible finished cabin made from logs he salvaged on the first season of Barnwood Builders.

Monday
May 20
12am | 11c
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.

Monday
May 20
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
May 20
2am | 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.

Monday
May 20
3am | 2c
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.

Sunday
May 26
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 9

Saving More Than Logs in Bulls Gap, TN

Mark and the guys go the extra mile to save the antique logs from a Tennessee home in distress. During the job they meet Larry, who grew up in the log cabin with no running water. In the end, Mark makes him a one-of-a-kind barnwood memento of his childhood home.

Sunday
May 26
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 13

The Finished Product

Mark Bowe visits finished cabins he helped build in Montana, Texas, South Carolina, West Virginia and North Carolina. Then, there's a big surprise waiting for him in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Sunday
May 26
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 5

In Merrie's Memory

Joe and Merrie dreamed of having an antique log cabin, but Merrie passed away unexpectedly only a few weeks after they picked one out in the Boneyard. Joe is determined to build the cabin in his late wife's honor, and the Barnwood Builders are going to help him make that dream come true. The guys stack Merrie's cabin on the banks of beautiful Lake Hartwell in Georgia, and with the help of a local woodworker, Mark surprises Joe with a heartfelt gift.

Sunday
May 26
10pm | 9c
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!

Sunday
May 26
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 13

The Finished Product

Mark Bowe visits finished cabins he helped build in Montana, Texas, South Carolina, West Virginia and North Carolina. Then, there's a big surprise waiting for him in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Monday
May 27
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 5

In Merrie's Memory

Joe and Merrie dreamed of having an antique log cabin, but Merrie passed away unexpectedly only a few weeks after they picked one out in the Boneyard. Joe is determined to build the cabin in his late wife's honor, and the Barnwood Builders are going to help him make that dream come true. The guys stack Merrie's cabin on the banks of beautiful Lake Hartwell in Georgia, and with the help of a local woodworker, Mark surprises Joe with a heartfelt gift.

Monday
May 27
1am | 12c
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!

Monday
May 27
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 9

Saving More Than Logs in Bulls Gap, TN

Mark and the guys go the extra mile to save the antique logs from a Tennessee home in distress. During the job they meet Larry, who grew up in the log cabin with no running water. In the end, Mark makes him a one-of-a-kind barnwood memento of his childhood home.

Monday
May 27
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 1

Old-School Takedown in Harrisville, WV

The Barnwood Builders turn to the old-school method of using ropes to take down a log cabin in Harrisville, WV. Later on, they shop at the oldest five-and-dime in America and meet some modern-day pioneers who hewed their own log cabin by hand.

Friday
May 31
9am | 8c
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.

Friday
May 31
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 5

Picture-Perfect Cabin

Mark's client has a painting of a log cabin he wants to replicate so the team sets out to find the perfect cabin for the job. After settling on a cabin from an old project, the Barnwood Builders rebuild the structure with its huge logs in Texas. While on the job, Mark visits an original Texan pioneer cabin and discovers something about his crew that he never knew.

Friday
May 31
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 7

Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding in Gatlinburg, TN

Mark and the guys travel to Gatlinburg, TN, to replace a log home lost in the 2016 wildfires. They bring with them the Beam Cabin they built on the yard last year, but it's no easy feat to move these massive logs up a narrow mountain pass. Designer Karen Tillery works with Mark to renovate on the fly.

Friday
May 31
12pm | 11c

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