Log Cabin Life

About the Show

Charlie Norman and his crew tear down log cabins, deconstructing them piece-by-piece, move them and eventually put them back together. If they don't rebuild them, then they use the rare wood from these historic structures to build something else.

Season 2, Episode 10

Charlie Needs a Vacation

Charlie Norman heads to Lake Norman, NC, to renovate an antique cabin-turned vacation home. From the foundation to the ceiling, everything is in need of some TLC, especially since the previous owner's repair attempts created more work for Charlie and his crew.

Friday
Jun 4
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Rural Vintage Cabin

Mike and his sister, Anita, want an antique log cabin built far from civilization, but the crew discovers that getting this job done means bringing in power where there is none and fighting massive lightning and hail storms. They also have to build a roof so steep that one false move means a fall that could break their bones -- or worse.

Friday
Jun 11
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 2

A Home on a Hill

The crew builds a rustic new home for a young married couple at the top of a mountain, but they discover that getting their equipment up the treacherous roads is as difficult as building the cabin itself. The build is so demanding that Charlie's old hand Troy quits, leaving the crew short-handed until Charlie's brother arrives to save the day.

Friday
Jun 11
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pennsylvania Barn Demolition

The crew takes on its biggest job ever when they attempt to tear down a massive barn owned by an Army veteran and his family, who love the old barn but realize that its glory days have long since passed. The job requires Charlie to do some high-wire acrobatics, which scares the daylights out of the crew.

Friday
Jun 11
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Collecting Barn Beams in Pennsylvania

Charlie discovers a mother lode of historic beams inside a dilapidated barn in Pennsylvania. The barn's owner needs the building torn down because it is in danger of collapsing onto a major roadway. During the job, the crew quickly discovers getting to the wooden gold means doing some of the most dangerous work they've ever attempted.

Friday
Jun 11
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Searching for Historic Wood in Amish Country

Charlie and the crew travel deep into the backwoods of Tennessee mountain country to tear down an American Revolution-era log cabin. Then, Charlie goes in search of historic wood, visiting an old family friend in Pennsylvania Amish country. Finally, the crew creates an ingenious way to fix a hole in the stonewall of a cabin's bathroom.

Friday
Jun 11
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 6

Revisiting and Repairing Charlie's Log Cabins

Charlie and the crew revisit a massive log cabin vacation home they built to replace a rotting timber that's driving the homeowner crazy. Next, Charlie and his wife Beth visit a stunning wedding reception cabin retreat, one that he and his crew are particularly proud of building. And finally, Charlie and the crew create a gorgeous cabin-like television screening room for one of Charlie's old college buddies and his wife.

Friday
Jun 11
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 1

Another Brick in the Wall

Charlie Norman comes from three generations of professional masons, so when a client wants an antique wine cellar constructed, the Normans go digging for Revolutionary War-era bricks and explore their lineage along the way.

Friday
Jun 11
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Walk in the Woods

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, a repeat client of Charlie Norman's, needs a reliable shelter constructed for weary hikers and campers trekking the Appalachian Trail. Drawing from the techniques used to build old barns, Charlie and his crew erect a pavilion -- but not without taking a break to visit the weathered cabin of a long-ago hiker.

Friday
Jun 11
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 1

Another Brick in the Wall

Charlie Norman comes from three generations of professional masons, so when a client wants an antique wine cellar constructed, the Normans go digging for Revolutionary War-era bricks and explore their lineage along the way.

Tuesday
Jun 15
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Walk in the Woods

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, a repeat client of Charlie Norman's, needs a reliable shelter constructed for weary hikers and campers trekking the Appalachian Trail. Drawing from the techniques used to build old barns, Charlie and his crew erect a pavilion -- but not without taking a break to visit the weathered cabin of a long-ago hiker.

Tuesday
Jun 15
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

A Cabin Within

A ramshackle barn in Piney Flats, Tennessee, holds within its poison oak-covered boards an original two-story log cabin the owner would like to reclaim. Charlie gets to keep the barn boards if he and the crew can claw through the weeds, avoid critters and take down the beast all while keeping its treasure intact.

Tuesday
Jun 15
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 4

Beam Me Up, Charlie!

Charlie Norman and his crew take a trip into the mountains of Banner Elk, North Carolina, to retrofit a modern home with a rustic timber frame interior. With the house already built though, it takes some finessing to get the 1,500-pound beams into place. Two new faces join the team to help tear down a barn, and Charlie gets a few antiquated boards out of the deal.

Tuesday
Jun 15
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Log Cabin Love Bug

Accidental cabin collectors Bobby and Laurena of Johnson City, Tennessee, are hiring Charlie Norman to move one of their historic structures. Set into a hillside and surrounded by gardens, the team must resort to old-fashioned handiwork in order to haul the heavy hand-hewn beams out. Tyson leads the first day's work, but Charlie may not give him the chance again.

Friday
Jun 25
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 12

Two Barns Become One

Charlie Norman and the crew travel across town to convert two century-old tobacco barns into a craftsman's quarters. The task will require tearing down one sagging structure and using its pieces to patch and antiquate the other. While this is a speciality of the Watauga Preservation, they'll first have to overcome rotting floorboards, heaps of scrap metal and a few Molotov cocktails for good measure.

Friday
Jun 25
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 13

There's No Place Like Home

After building many homes for his clients, Charlie Norman finally finds the time to renovate his own home. He plans to double its size and use all the best beams and boards he's acquired over the years. As a bonus, Charlie and his dad salvage a 150-year-old chimney to install in the house.

Friday
Jun 25
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Rural Vintage Cabin

Mike and his sister, Anita, want an antique log cabin built far from civilization, but the crew discovers that getting this job done means bringing in power where there is none and fighting massive lightning and hail storms. They also have to build a roof so steep that one false move means a fall that could break their bones -- or worse.

Friday
Jun 25
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

A Home on a Hill

The crew builds a rustic new home for a young married couple at the top of a mountain, but they discover that getting their equipment up the treacherous roads is as difficult as building the cabin itself. The build is so demanding that Charlie's old hand Troy quits, leaving the crew short-handed until Charlie's brother arrives to save the day.

Friday
Jun 25
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pennsylvania Barn Demolition

The crew takes on its biggest job ever when they attempt to tear down a massive barn owned by an Army veteran and his family, who love the old barn but realize that its glory days have long since passed. The job requires Charlie to do some high-wire acrobatics, which scares the daylights out of the crew.

Friday
Jun 25
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 4

Collecting Barn Beams in Pennsylvania

Charlie discovers a mother lode of historic beams inside a dilapidated barn in Pennsylvania. The barn's owner needs the building torn down because it is in danger of collapsing onto a major roadway. During the job, the crew quickly discovers getting to the wooden gold means doing some of the most dangerous work they've ever attempted.

Friday
Jun 25
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 11

Log Cabin Love Bug

Accidental cabin collectors Bobby and Laurena of Johnson City, Tennessee, are hiring Charlie Norman to move one of their historic structures. Set into a hillside and surrounded by gardens, the team must resort to old-fashioned handiwork in order to haul the heavy hand-hewn beams out. Tyson leads the first day's work, but Charlie may not give him the chance again.

Friday
Jul 9
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 12

Two Barns Become One

Charlie Norman and the crew travel across town to convert two century-old tobacco barns into a craftsman's quarters. The task will require tearing down one sagging structure and using its pieces to patch and antiquate the other. While this is a speciality of the Watauga Preservation, they'll first have to overcome rotting floorboards, heaps of scrap metal and a few Molotov cocktails for good measure.

Friday
Jul 9
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 13

There's No Place Like Home

After building many homes for his clients, Charlie Norman finally finds the time to renovate his own home. He plans to double its size and use all the best beams and boards he's acquired over the years. As a bonus, Charlie and his dad salvage a 150-year-old chimney to install in the house.

Friday
Jul 9
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Rural Vintage Cabin

Mike and his sister, Anita, want an antique log cabin built far from civilization, but the crew discovers that getting this job done means bringing in power where there is none and fighting massive lightning and hail storms. They also have to build a roof so steep that one false move means a fall that could break their bones -- or worse.

Tuesday
Jul 13
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

A Home on a Hill

The crew builds a rustic new home for a young married couple at the top of a mountain, but they discover that getting their equipment up the treacherous roads is as difficult as building the cabin itself. The build is so demanding that Charlie's old hand Troy quits, leaving the crew short-handed until Charlie's brother arrives to save the day.

Tuesday
Jul 13
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pennsylvania Barn Demolition

The crew takes on its biggest job ever when they attempt to tear down a massive barn owned by an Army veteran and his family, who love the old barn but realize that its glory days have long since passed. The job requires Charlie to do some high-wire acrobatics, which scares the daylights out of the crew.

Tuesday
Jul 13
11am | 10c

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