The BEST Episodes of Maine Cabin Masters
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2020
Network: DIY Network
Builder Chase Morrill is teaming up with his brother, sister and best friend to save and transform abandoned cabins buried deep in the remote woods of Maine. From historic cottages nearly a century old, to camp cabins in need of some major TLC, they'll give these properties the facelift they've needed for decades. And, you never know what you might find when you go for a walk in the woods.
#1 - Pilsbury Family Rafting Cabin
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 19, 2018
Builder Chase Morrill and his team take on a project along the Kennebec River in Caratunk, Maine. They're challenged with taking a shell of a cabin that was moved to its current property from Lake Moxie and renovating it to create a small efficiency home for family and friends to stay when they visit. The timeline and budget aren't the only challenges the team will face, however, as the remote location provides its own set of problems.
#2 - A Family Gathering Place
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 12, 2018
Chase and his team take on a project on McGrath Pond in Oakland, ME, that has been empty for 15 years. Stephanie bought this place from her father and promised him she would fix it up. After her father passed a few years ago, she knew she needed to get some help so she could fulfill her promise and bring it back to the fun cabin it once was.
#3 - Bunganuc Creek Landmark
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 27, 2017
The crew members take on a historic clammers' shack; they clear out animal droppings, trash and old machinery; in order to make a big transformation without changing the camp's outside look, the builders get creative while battling a rising tide.
#4 - Ballard
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 2, 2020
An early 1900s cabin that's intimately tied to Maine's history and legacy puts Chase and the team to the test as they try to re-create its original look and feel.
#5 - Cabin Masters to the Rescue
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 20, 2020
A couple started building a small cabin after inheriting 97 acres in Manchester, Maine, but his health issues are making the job difficult. They call on Chase and the team to finish the project so they can enjoy it with their children and grandchildren.
#6 - A Cabin For the YMCA
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 26, 2018
The Kennebec Valley YMCA in Augusta, Maine, needs a new play structure, and the Cabin Masters know just the crew for the job. In addition, Ryan decides it’s time to build the workshop that Chase Morrill has always wanted. With winter fast approaching and no budget for either project, the team work feverishly to finish the play cabin for the YMCA and the workshop for Chase before everything freezes over.
#7 - Heirloom Home on the Shore
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 5, 2018
Builder Chase Morrill and his team are in West Bath, Maine, to work on a family camp on the coast of the New Meadows River. After 40 years of use, the third-generation owners have decided to add facilities and more appropriate living quarters for the large family reunions they host each year. Chase has to figure out how to get down to the camp before taking it apart, which calls for some high-end stonework. The crew also springs into action to build something special for the family dog.
#8 - An Uphill Battle
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 23, 2020
Lifelong Mainers bought their Belgrade cabin in 1987 and have maintained it over the years, but the list of needed repairs continues to grow. Chase and the team give the camp much-needed life by rebuilding its front wall and replacing the heating system.
#9 - A Family Cabin Fit For A King
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2018
The Cabin Masters have a $50,000 budget to renovate a camp four-times the size of their usual builds. While they’re hesitant to take on such a huge project, the team is determined to deliver after finding out the client is a member of Ryan’s favorite band. After a series of harsh weather delays, the crew reluctantly asks for an extension on their deadline and faces the truth that cabins weren’t meant to be built in the winter. The team “drops the mic” on this build and blows away the entire family with a complete exterior and interior facelift including a special project that pays homage to a loved family member and a giant outdoor checkerboard for the kids.
#10 - Saulter / Lighthouse Point
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 16, 2020
After relocating back to Maine, a family of five has been cramped in their small cabin on a peninsula overlooking Great Pond. Chase and the team want to expand the footprint of their home, but they must work fast to finish the restoration before winter.
#11 - A Cabin in Training
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 2, 2019
A couple purchased a quaint cabin with an accompanying railroad caboose. Chase and the team transform both spaces to create a camp by enlarging the main cabin with more sleeping space, indoor plumbing and an updated kitchen, while the caboose provides more bunk space and storage.
#12 - Off-the-Grid Renovation
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 27, 2017
Chase Morrill and his team renovate an off-the-grid hunting cabin deep in the woods of Oxford, ME. They have a budget of $20,000 and a time frame of six weeks, but will Chase and his team be able to overcome the challenges of building off-the-grid and get the cabin done before winter comes?
#13 - Diamond in the Rough
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 11, 2019
After three women collectively buy a cabin they describe as "a diamond in the rough on a pretty lot," they are determined to prove the naysayers wrong and create the cabin of their dreams. With the help of Chase and the Maine Cabin Masters team, their dreams become reality and their "diamond in the rough" becomes a cherished gem and family gathering spot!
#14 - A Cabin for the Bride
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 13, 2017
Chase Morrill and his team of Cabin Masters are back home in Augusta, ME, getting ready for Lance's wedding when Chase gets a call from an old friend who has a little log cabin stuck in her backyard. He sees the cabin as a fun project for the team to work on and present to Lance's lovely bride after the wedding, so with no budget and Lance as the foreman, landlord and overall malcontent, the team disassembles the log cabin and moves it onto his property. With the wedding quickly approaching and Lance busy building outhouses and goose pens for his fiance, the team must work fast in order to finish before Lilly walks down the aisle. Will they be done before she says I do?
#15 - Six Weeks for Two A-Frames
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 13, 2017
Chase and his team are called to renovate two A-Frames in Maine's Sugarloaf Valley. With only six weeks to finish both renovations, Chase divides the team in half, and the winning team gets to dress the losing team for dinner.
#16 - Desert Pond Hideaway
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 12, 2018
Builder Chase Morrill and his team travel to a secluded piece of land close to Desert Pond to help a couple turn their forgotten shack into a relaxing retreat. The couple has big ambitions for the one-room space, which means the crew will be stretched with a $30,000 budget and only four weeks to finish the project.
#17 - Past Present and Future
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 4, 2019
A couple’s Belle Island camp has a long multi-generational history within their family spanning nearly 100 years. Their camp is an ongoing focus of family life and they are now ready to make its preservation their main priority. They call on the Cabin Masters to bring these historic buildings into the present and stand the test of time for the next generation.
#18 - A Dream Come True
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 25, 2019
A couple with five children calls on the Cabin Masters to take their newly purchased camp on David Pond and turn it into a family vacation cabin that will serve as a central part of their lives for generations to come. Chase and his team are poised to take this blank canvas and create a work of art that includes beautiful pine walls and ceilings and additional sleeping space for the growing family.
#19 - The Dixie Dog Den
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 1, 2019
The Cabin Masters team helps their own Matthew Dix restore his grandfather's old shed to its former glory. With $25,000 of family money, an open deadline and grandma waiting impatiently next door, "Dixie" and the Cabin Masters visit every chance they get to check on grandma and put hammer to nails to restore the decrepit cabin.
#20 - 130-Year-Old Island Cabin
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 20, 2017
Chase Morrill and his team tackle the renovation of a 130-year-old cabin on an island. With a budget of $40,000 and six weeks, can they overcome the challenges of building on an island to ensure the cabin lasts another 100 years?
#21 - Love Yurts
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 18, 2019
In a Cabin Master first, Chase and the crew are tasked with a relocation and land manifestation of a family Yurt on an island on Togus Pond. With a budget of $15,000 and five weeks to complete the job, Chase and the team enter uncharted (and nearly frozen) waters, knowing they will have to move quickly to beat the oncoming ice and snow so they can have the yurt ready for the family to drop their fishing lines in the frozen pond.
#22 - It Takes a Village
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 24, 2020
Founded in 1935, Agassiz Village has provided underprivileged and at-risk kids an opportunity to experience a camp surrounded by the beauty of Maine. Chase and his team take on the big project with a small budget to help the camp with the support of the community.
#23 - The Honeymoon Suite
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 11, 2019
In a Maine Cabin Masters first, Chase and his creative crew help a newlywed couple take a questionable "wedding gift" and turn it into an alpine ski bungalow that would rival those found in the Swiss Alps. With $35,000 and no time limit, Chase and his team completely gut the camp and start from scratch to transform it from its current condition into the beautiful bungalow that the newlyweds will enjoy for generations to come.
#24 - Old Cabin, New Tricks
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
For the past 20 years, a family has created lasting memories of their cabin overlooking Harpswell Sound, but the cabin is in need of some work to see the next 20 years and beyond. Chase and the team jack and level the cabin and expand it to accommodate the next generation of the family.
#25 - Retro-fit for the Whole Family
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 9, 2020
A couple found their own slice of heaven overlooking Lake Annabessacook, only to find out it needed more work than they could provide. Chase and the team take it out of its current 1950's decor and update it with modern touches with some special projects up their sleeves.