The WORST episodes of Barnwood Builders

Every episode of Barnwood Builders ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Barnwood Builders!

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.

Last Updated: 5/21/2024Network: DIY NetworkStatus: Continuing
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5.00
1 votes

#1 - Building a Brighter Future

Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/25/2021

The Barnwood Builders teach two young apprentices how to build a timber frame barn in Weston, West Virginia. Mark Bowe explores the finished 4-H cabin at Jackson's Mill, and Mark Battle checks out a finished mountain top retreat in New Market, Virginia.

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6.50
4 votes

#2 - If it Fits It's Finnish

Season 14 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/21/2022

Mark and the crew salvage their first-ever cabin built by Finnish settlers.

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7.12
17 votes

#3 - Rebuilding After the Flood

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/22/2017

Not far from the Boneyard, the town of White Sulphur Springs was devastated by a recent flood. Mark and the guys step up to help their neighbor rebuild, Barnwood style. They repair a garage by wrapping it in barnwood and use log skins to transform a prefab shed into a log cabin playroom. Mark also visits a modern Montana home covered in log skins.

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7.42
12 votes

#4 - Turning a Tobacco Farm Cabin into a Tasting Room

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/6/2015

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.

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7.42
31 votes

#5 - Hitting the Barnwood Jackpot

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/20/2016

Mark's client wants to use the barnwood from an enormous Pennsylvania bank barn to outfit his Arizona restaurant. It's a beast of a job in the middle of a heat wave, but the Barnwood Builders just won't quit. They save 5,000 board feet of prized barnwood from the cattle stalls, granary floors and 40-foot walls. Mark also pays a visit to another restaurant decked out in barnwood for inspiration.

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7.44
9 votes

#6 - The Finished Product

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/26/2019

Mark Bowe visits finished cabins he helped build in Montana, Texas, South Carolina, West Virginia, and North Carolina; a big surprise awaits Mark in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

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7.47
19 votes

#7 - High-End Timber Frame Kitchen in Brevard, N.C.

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/25/2017

The crew members build a timber-frame kitchen that will be the centerpiece of a high-end mountain retreat in Brevard, N.C.; later, Mark and the guys visit some of the architect's other spectacular log homes.

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7.50
2 votes

#8 - Legendary Log Homes

Season 15 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/23/2023

Building a custom log guest home in Dandridge, Tenn.; as the cabin takes shape high in the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Mark visits one of the most famous log homes in the country; Johnny visits a candy store in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

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7.50
2 votes

#9 - Design Drama

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/6/2021

In the hills of Alabama, the Barnwood Builders take on their most-complicated build ever to create a monster-sized wedding pavilion dreamed up by designer Karen Tillery. It's the perfect marriage of wood and steel!

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7.58
77 votes

#10 - Taking Down The Lincoln Cabin and Building A Dog Trot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/1/2013

Mark and the guys work to dismantle a barn built by Abe Lincoln's uncle around 1830. Can they save the 180 year-old logs? Back on the Boneyard, they use old tobacco timbers to build a new barn in the Appalachian dogtrot style.

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7.59
34 votes

#11 - The Cabin in the Quarry

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/6/2016

The Barnwood Builders float down the Ohio River and land in Paducah, Kentucky, where they try to save a little cabin in a big quarry. The cabin is in rough shape, but these guys don't give up on it. Their time in Paducah is filled with pioneer ingenuity. Alex Makes a chair, Johnny drives a dump truck, Sherman makes a quilt and Mark helps build a barnwood table.

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7.67
3 votes

#12 - Team Barnwood

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/19/2020

The Barnwood builders restore a cabin with major challenges. Mark visits the finished log skin mountain home designed by Karen Tillery. Katherine Shelton works at the boneyard blacksmith shop. And Alex makes a table from salvaged floorboards.

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7.67
21 votes

#13 - Cowboy Party Barn In New Braunfels, Tx

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/16/2017

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.

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7.68
28 votes

#14 - Saving a Rare Log Springhouse

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/8/2016

Mark and the guys wade in the water to save a dilapidated Springhouse. Johnny and Tim go exploring while Mark and Graham clean up the spring. Back on the boneyard, they rebuild the Springhouse and finish the inside of the Container Cabin!

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7.68
19 votes

#15 - Foldable Cabin

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/3/2017

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.

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7.71
7 votes

#16 - Hometown Heroes

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/29/2018

Mark Bowe and the guys sit down to talk about a few of their favorite things: cabins and barns. With special guests, never-before-seen footage and hilarious outtakes. Mark also talks about his new house.

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7.72
36 votes

#17 - Complicated Carriage House

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/30/2016

The Barnwood Builders pull into New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, in a covered wagon, ready to take down and move a very complicated carriage house. They find all sorts of treasures in the 150-year-old pioneer garage before they carefully strip it, lift the roof off in sections and disassemble the beams.

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7.73
11 votes

#18 - Blacksmith breakroom

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/22/2018

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7.73
11 votes

#19 - Moving the Last Cabin in Roanoke to a Local Resort

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/13/2015

Mark and the guys go way beyond the call of duty to save the last cabin from the old town of Roanoke, West Virginia. The Fox Sisters show up to watch their father's boyhood home get moved to a local four-diamond resort. And when the job is complete, the community comes out in full force to celebrate the new cabin.

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7.74
23 votes

#20 - Hope Rises in White Sulphur Springs

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/6/2017

After the flood waters recede, the builders join the recovery efforts in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.; the team builds a timber-frame pavilion as the centerpiece of a memorial park, and community members build barn-wood picnic tables.

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7.74
31 votes

#21 - Log Kitchen Drop In

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/11/2016

The builders head to Cashiers, N.C., to build an antique log cabin in the middle of a huge, framed-out modern home; old wood meets new; Mark visits the client's decked-out timber frame barn, and Sherman shows off his horse-wrangling skills.

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7.75
4 votes

#22 - Mountaintop Retreat

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/28/2021

The Barnwood Builders travel to Eagle Rock, Virginia, to build a spectacular dogtrot cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Tim Rose travels to Halifax, Virginia, to see the finished log cabin they built five years earlier at the Springfield Distillery.

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7.75
4 votes

#23 - Coming Home

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/9/2020

In Middlebourne, West Virginia, the Barnwood Builders save an exceptional log cabin and help a local sheriff return to his family farm. And down in Alabama, Mark Bowe visits the finished lakeside cabin designed by Karen Tillery.

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7.77
43 votes

#24 - Rebuilding Grandma's Cabin in Montana

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/24/2016

Mark and the guys travel all the way to Montana to rebuild Grandma's cabin from last season. They give the 150-year old home a whole new life as a cliff-side lodge. They explore the cabins of the wild west and enjoy some Montana Ranch fun.

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7.77
52 votes

#25 - Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding in Gatlinburg, TN

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/2/2017

Mark and the guys travel to Gatlinburg, Tenn., to replace a log home lost in the 2016 wildfires; they bring with them the Beam Cabin, but it's no easy feat to move these massive logs up a narrow mountain pass; designer Karen Tillery works with Mark.

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