Old barns with barn siding and recycled building materials.

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Looking for barn siding and recycled building materials?

At the bottom of the page are some old barns that need to be recycled.  There is a lot of  good used lumber in these old buildings. 

Antique lumber that can be used for many different projects.

Most of these barns are in rough shape.  They have become an eye sore and a safety hazard.  These old barns make perfect candidates for an architectural salvage project. 

Reclaimed lumber in many cases is better than new lumber you get from the lumber yard.  It has been air dried over many years making it much more stable. 

Using recycled building materials helps the environment.  It is truly a green building material.

1. The old barn wood does not end up in land fills.

2. It saves trees from being cut for new lumber.

Have a barn you want to list?

Here are a list of details that should be included in your listing:

We reserve the right to delete postings that have incomplete information.    


1. Good pictures!  You can upload up to four pictures with your listing.  Please take advantage of this feature.  This will help wood salvage companies to determine if your old barn wood is right for them. 

2. Size of the barn.  For example 40x60.
 
3. Size of beams and boards.  You don’t need to measure every board in your barn….unless you want to.  But you need a good idea of the sizes of your beams.  Are they mostly 8x8? Or 10x10? 
Is the barn siding 1x10 planks?  3/4x 8 ship lap? Tongue and groove?

4. Is the siding painted?  Or weathered gray?

5. Does your barn have hay lofts?  

6. Are the beams rough sawn or hand hewn?  ( hand hewn beams will have axe marks in them) 

7. Does your barn have a shingled roof? Cedar shakes? Tin?

Please note:  All submissions must have at least one picture, a minimum of 100 words describing the barn, and contact information in the body of the listing.

Do you have an old barn that needs to be recycled?

Feel free to list it here. Include as many details as you can.

Old barns to salvage

Click below to see old barns that need to be salvaged.

40x36 1900's barn - La Jose, PA 15753 
Court house records back to 1900 and states barn was newly erected, hand hewn, pinned joints never been painted good roofs over the 90 some years of family …

1906 Barn - Coatesville, IN 
30 Miles West of Indianapolis on U.S. Highway 40 1906 large barn to be removed. Barn has both hand cut and sawn beams, tin roof, lots of weathered …

1880's Bank Barn - 36'x50' - Mount Airy, Maryland 
100 + year old Bank Barn for sale with beautiful hand hewn and rough sawn beams joined by mortise and tenon with wooden pegs. The rough sawn beams on …

1940 BARN NEAR MONTICELLO NY 12777 Not rated yet
Barn was built in 1940. It has a large lower area and an adjacent area that was used for dairy cows. There is a hay loft on either side. Overall building …

180 Year Old Tobacco Barn - Western Kentucky Not rated yet
The first structure was an old tobacco barn, locally referred to as the Beam Barn. This has an inner structure of approximately 24’ x 24’ hand hewn logs …

Barnwood from 1850's Hemlock Barn Not rated yet
2x10 and 9x10 Hemlock boards from 1850's barn. 29 - 2 x 10 x 22 12 - 2 X 10 X 12 12 - 2 X 10 X 14 9 - 2 X 10 X 16 11 - 2 X 10 X 10 8 - 2 X 10 X 8 9 …

Late 1800s 30x45 Barn - LeRoy, WV Not rated yet
30x45 Barn with hand hewn timbers has been in the family since the late 1800’s. Most of the siding is rough cut oak 10” from the mid 1960’s, but some …

200+ year old 28'x60' hill barn - Rehoboth, Massachusetts Not rated yet
This 28'x60' hill barn dates to roughly the late 1700's with an addition to the south from the 1800s. We own a historic home that belonged to a well-known …

40x50 barn - Remsen, IA Not rated yet
I don't know much about my barn. It is approximately 40x50 including an approximately 17' addition to the east side. I've owned it for 20 years and I believe …

2 Old Barns For Sale or Salvage near Middleville, Michigan Not rated yet
We have two old barns on the farm that need to be removed. We have no idea how old BARN #1 is, BUT BARN #2 WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1928. BOTH WERE IN PLACE …

1946 80x34 Dairy Barn - Long Prairie MN Not rated yet
The barn is 80x34 and it was built in 1946. It is roofed with shingles, there are a few holes in the roof. The siding was painted red, but it's pretty …

40x60 Barn to Salvage - Nashville,Indiana 47448 Not rated yet
Built in 1930. Approximately 40x60, poplar board wood siding weathered grey, sawn beams 8x8 2nd floor loft 1/8 falling down because of storage that …

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