Barnwood Builders: Barnwood Looks Back

20-Percent Rule for Barnwood

The crew discusses their 20-percent rule for sourcing barnwood for builds.

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Mark Bowe

Mark Bowe, host of Great American Country’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

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.
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.

Tuesday
Oct 15
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Brown Family Heirloom

Mark and the guys rebuild a log cabin that has been in the Brown family since 1856. They use original logs from the cabin, old logs from a nearby barn, and new logs from a local saw mill. They team up with a local crew called, 'The Good Ole Boys,' to turn all these logs into a home that will last for generations to come.

Wednesday
Nov 20
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 10

Turning a Tobacco Farm Cabin into a Tasting Room

Mark and the guys save a log cabin from an old Virginia tobacco farm and to turn it into a tasting room for a local distillery. Their client takes the opportunity to go to "Barnwood School." He works alongside Mark and the guys so he can pass these skills on to others.

Wednesday
Nov 20
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 7

Big Ol' Buckeye Cabin

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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
6pm | 5c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
8pm | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
9pm | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
10pm | 9c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 20
11pm | 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.

Thursday
Nov 21
12am | 11c
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.

Thursday
Nov 21
1am | 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.

Thursday
Nov 21
2am | 1c
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.

Thursday
Nov 21
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Turning a Ramshackle Cabin into a Guest House in Missouri

The guys travel to The Show Me State, to take down and rebuild a historic 170-year-old cabin. Sherman leads the guys in converting this cabin into a guest house for kindred spirit client, Mark Perry. Meanwhile Mark drums up business west of the Mississippi. The guys work in weather extremes to turn the cabin's frown upside down.

Wednesday
Dec 18
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 4

Building a Log Chapel with a Stained Glass Window

Mark and the guys head to Johnny Jett's hometown in Kentucky to build a log chapel. First, they reclaim a stained glass window from a deteriorating 100-year-old church. Then they build the chapel and install the window.

Wednesday
Dec 18
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Salvaging Pristine Hand-Hewn Logs From a West Virginia Cabin

Mark and the guys travel to the heart of West Virginia, to salvage incredibly rare 170-year-old logs from a perfectly preserved log home. The pressure is on to keep these logs pristine as they take them down.

Wednesday
Dec 18
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 8

Taking Down a Huge, New England-Style Barn

Mark and the guys make a rare trip north to dismantle an enormous, 200-year old barn. This New England Style barn is unlike any one they have ever taken down. The barn is so big it takes extra hands to get the barnwood down, and a crane to lift out the valuable beams.

Wednesday
Dec 18
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 10

Turning a Tobacco Farm Cabin into a Tasting Room

Mark and the guys save a log cabin from an old Virginia tobacco farm and to turn it into a tasting room for a local distillery. Their client takes the opportunity to go to "Barnwood School." He works alongside Mark and the guys so he can pass these skills on to others.

Wednesday
Dec 18
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 12

Grandma's Cabin

Mark and the guys save the logs from a fire-damaged home in West Virginia. Mark promises the family who sold him the cabin that he will honor their history here. He calls it Grandma's Cabin. Once the logs are salvaged, the Barnwood Builders rebuild Grandma's Cabin on the Boneyard for a client in Montana.

Wednesday
Dec 18
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 2

Building the New England Barn in South Carolina

Mark and the guys take on their biggest build yet. They resurrect 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.

Wednesday
Dec 18
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 4

Rebuilding the 100% Cabin and Restoring a Legacy

Mark and the guys take the 100% 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.

Wednesday
Dec 18
1pm | 12c

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