Mark Bowe and the guys work to dismantle a barn built by Abe Lincoln's uncle around 1830 in Depauw, Indiana. Can they save the 180-year-old logs? Back in 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 Bowe 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're up against the weather, the machines malfunctioning and the weight of the logs. Mark Bowe 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 Bowe and the crew go off the grid to reclaim a 170-year-old corn crib. No one has set foot inside the corn crib for over 50 years, so it's filled with antique treasures. Once they get the structure apart, they take it back to Lewisburg, West Virginia, where they put it back up with an old-fashioned barn raising.
Mark and the guys take the bones of an old Virginia log home down to Florida, where they turn it into a two-story hunting lodge. Mark makes mouth blown wavy glass for the windows, and dives in an alligator pond to get some long leaf pine for the floors.
Mark Bowe and the guys turn a used shipping container into a portable barnwood cabin. They use welding torches and old logs to transform the steel container into a home. Mark searches for the perfect red barnwood to cover it. Then they try to lift the container cabin onto a trailer to prove its really portable.
Mark Bowe and the guys take down a West Virginia smokehouse and a half-barn nearby in Florida to create a bunkhouse for their client's kids. They cut down two trees to use as wood for the porch and go on a catch-and-release wild hog hunt.
Mark and the guys return to their roots in Asheville, North Carolina. They have one day to build a log well house in the driving rain. Once it's up, they have to repair a severely damaged log home nearby. Along the way, Mark visits two of his favorite log cabins.
Mark Bowe and the guys take down a pre-Civil War log cabin in Braxton County, West Virginia. They take it back to Lewisburg to refurbish the logs, then rebuild it for a client who collects historic homes in Elizabethton, Tennessee.