The How to Build a Barn
Traditional Post and Beam
in the Modern World 

Enter your email to download your book.  

Learn how to build a barn, shed, or garage with this new barn construction book.

Have you ever dreamed of building a barn? I mean a real barn. Like your Grandfather built, or like the Amish used to build? One with big timbers and grand open spaces, with hay lofts and cupolas? Maybe a weather vane on the top.


Well, I'm here to tell ya, you can.... You really CAN!


You can build a barn like that. All it takes is a little know how and and a plan and you can do it!


With the knowledge you gain from The How to Build a Barn Book you could build a barn like this.

Or one like this

In this how to build a barn look you will learn:

  • Planning a barn that is best for you
  • Evaluating your land and building site for the best location of your barn.
  • Clearing and preparing your barn construction site.
  • Choosing a contractor.
  • The many types of foundations you can use.
  • How to care for and store your lumber and timbers.
  • Tools and techniques for cutting and drilling timbers and preparing bents for erection.
  • Erecting the bents and attaching girts, purlins, and floor joists.
  • Installing Board and Batten Siding, loft decking, and roof sheathing.
  • Finishing your barn.

Our regular price for this book is $14.99

Right now we have a special offer, and you can receive a free download of this book.  

So if you are planning to build a barn, this becomes a tremendous value! Even if you are just kicking the idea around, this book will help you plan your barn so that you can be ready when the time comes to build.

Just imagine walking into a barn like this.

Imagine the smell of the fresh cut wood and the beauty of the big timber frame construction. Imagine all the things you can do with a space like that.

You can do it! It is easier than you think. I am here to help you.

Just sign up for our weekly newsletter, and you will receive the book for free.  After you sign up and confirm, you will be emailed a link to our book.

Enter your email to download your book.  

I look forward to helping you build the barn of your dreams!

Aaron Esch

The Barn Geek

Recent Articles

  1. Chicken Chateau

    Aug 19, 17 04:28 PM

    My wife decided we need some chickens for our little farm so I told her I'd build her a coop. After looking at multiple designs I fell in love with the

    Read More

  2. 40x50 Krol Barn in Clinton County Indiana

    Aug 15, 17 02:39 PM

    Timeless Barn Company, LLC has for sale a circa 1850s timber frame barn. This barn is located in Clinton County, Indiana and must be moved as the land

    Read More

  3. 22x14 Timber Frame in Frankfort, Indiana

    Aug 09, 17 09:33 AM

    Timeless Barn Company, LLC has a 22x14 timber frame up for sale. $15,000 plus shipping to your site. Timbers are clean, sound and ready to go. Rafters

    Read More

  4. 24x24 Small Barn in Southern Indiana

    Aug 04, 17 02:02 PM

    For sale: Melvin's Cabin Melvin's Cabin is a 24x24 small barn with 8x14 hand hewn beams. It was built in the 1800s and is reputed to have been a one

    Read More

  5. 1870's 40 x 60 Barn -Shelby, Ohio

    Aug 03, 17 04:06 PM

    **Ohio Valley Barn Salvage** Barn conversion frame for sale at Ohio Valley Barn Salvage. True 40'x60' 1870's all handhewn barn frame. Bent layout is 14'-14'-16'-16'.

    Read More

  6. 5k Board Feet Weathered Grey and interior brown Reclaimed barn wood

    Aug 02, 17 12:31 PM

    We have 5,000 board feet of Barn Wood available for $2.50 per board foot. Widths range from 6 inches to 14 inches. Colors range from solid weathered

    Read More

  7. Old 32X40 Barn Plymouth IN

    Jul 31, 17 09:38 AM

    Our barn has a haymow and several stalls with thick planks. 32x40. Roof received some damage last Fall so the sooner the barn is used the better. We

    Read More

  8. Raising Chickens for Beginners

    Jul 31, 17 08:24 AM

    Welcome to Raising chickens, for beginners, in this article series I will be going through all of the basics and answering questions that many people have about raising chickens.

    Read More

  9. Protecting Your Chickens

    Jul 31, 17 08:19 AM

    Welcome to protecting your chickens, an article in my series raising chickens for beginners.

    Read More

  10. Natural Chicken Health

    Jul 31, 17 08:16 AM

    Welcome to Natural chicken health, an article in my series Raising Chickens for Beginners.

    Read More

  11. Getting A Rooster?

    Jul 31, 17 08:12 AM

    Welcome to Getting A Rooster? an article in my series Raising Chickens For Beginners.

    Read More

  12. Chicken Breeds How to Choose the Best One

    Jul 31, 17 08:10 AM

    In this Guide to Chicken Breeds, I'm going to be taking you through the very basics with everything you need to know about getting started with your first chickens.

    Read More

  13. Building Your Chicken Coop

    Jul 31, 17 08:03 AM

    Welcome to building your chicken coop an article in my series raising chickens for beginners.

    Read More

  14. Best Chicken Feed For Your Chickens

    Jul 31, 17 07:56 AM

    Welcome to my guide on the best chicken feed for your chickens, an article in my series Raising Chickens for Beginners.

    Read More

  15. Broody Hen?

    Jul 28, 17 04:36 PM

    Welcome to Broody Hen, an article in my series Raising Chickens for beginners.

    Read More