When you call barngeek.com most generally I will be the one you will chat with about your project.
Feel free to share your barn dreams with me and any ideas you may have. I am here to not only dream with you but also get those questions answered that will make your dream a reality.
Whether you buy a barn kit, a hardware kit or just plans...
I am here to assist you in finding what will
best suit your needs.
First let me tell you about my experience that is related to working for barngeek.com...
I have owned and been in retail for many years. I worked as a Realtor during the 1990’s when real estate was booming in Michigan.
My motto was “List your Villa with Priscilla”
I helped many people at that time to acquire property and made the American dream come true for many when they purchased their own homes.
From there my passion for flower arranging kept tugging at my heart, so I opened my own Floral shop and put those college years of fine arts training to work.
I owned and operated
this business along with a small coffee shop, where I accumulated a
wealth of experiences with helping people with their desires. Whether
it be a perfect floral arrangement to commemorate a special event or
a perfect cup of coffee to suit their tastes, I was there to assist.
I was raised in a small house my Dad built on 3 acres he bought from my Mom’s parents.
It was a part of a 40 acre farm my Grandparents owned.
The only working part of the farm at that time was a hayfield that my Grandpa McCoy rented to a neighbor. Did you catch that McCoy name, yes I have that feuding McCoy blood in me from my maternal family. One of my descendants was a cousin to Randolf “Ole Ran’l” McCoy who was the leader of the McCoy Clans side of the feud.
I spent many days with my Grandmother in the old McCoy farm house where I learned the numerous skills pertaining to farm life. From doing laundry in an old wringer washer to sewing, baking bread and harvesting dandelion greens for the supper table, I learned of a simple way of life.
My other farm skills evolved when my husband decided to start a dairy farm. I was there from A to Z in all the many task involved in that operation. My son who is the barngeek learned farm life during that time. We were involved in 4-H and had a lot of family farm experiences along the way.
We here at barngeek.com know that life is a process. Aaron aka barngeek had a dream to have a successful online barn business. Many life events and hard work have brought this company to what it is today from a dream to a reality.
That is why Aaron and his wife Maggie decided to expand their crew by adding a phone consultant. It is my job to listen to your ideas about the dream you have of building one of our barns.
I have watched behind the scenes as Aaron and Maggie started on a shoestring and saw them implement ideas and work them into reality. I recall, many jobs Aaron has had that gave him knowledge to do what he does today.
His first job as a delivery man for the local lumberyard here in Carson City. He also worked with his uncle as a lumberjack harvesting trees for lumber in many local woodlands. So, that is just a little more about us. I am happy to help you bring your dream of a Michigan Heritage Barn to a reality.....talk to you soon!
Apr 22, 18 05:41 PM
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
Apr 02, 18 05:36 PM
3/26/2018 Bell's Queen Anne Carriage House (Barn) for sale and removal from property. This approximate 1885 3 story hardwood post & beam with wooden
Mar 28, 18 01:06 PM
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
Mar 20, 18 11:22 AM
This barn has four bents. All the post are 8x8 with 8x8 beams. The top tie beam is 40’ long all southern yellow pine. This barn is dismantled and ready
Mar 16, 18 10:53 AM
I noticed on one of the pictures for a Gable Barn you show dormers. Can they be added to plans? I don’t see any plans with dormers. I want to build an
Mar 14, 18 01:45 PM
For sale is a 1917 post and beam barn completely dismantled and ready for re-erection as a barn home. The barn is labeled and blue printed and treated
Mar 14, 18 01:37 PM
Style: Early New England/Yankee Dairy Barn Year Built: 1800-1825 Location: Farmington, Maine area Dimensions: approximately 72x40 ft Details: from the
Feb 28, 18 09:24 AM
This late 1850’s barn measuring 38’x76’ is the small sister to the New Washington frame. Built in the same time period and about 8 miles from the larger
Feb 28, 18 09:22 AM
This late 1860’s barn frame measures 26’x50’ with an attached 18’ x40’ storage area. Both frames are handhewn and are original. This master barn builder
Feb 28, 18 09:21 AM
This early 1860’s measures 30’wide x 46’ long. The bent layout 16’-16’-14’. This frame is just the right size for a retirement home. Uprights measure 9”x10”
Feb 28, 18 09:20 AM
This late 1850’s frame measures 30’x50’. It has all handhewn timbers measuring a full 9”x9”. The bent layout is 20’-15’-15’. The roof design is queen post.
Feb 28, 18 09:19 AM
This late 1840’s frame measures 46’x70’ with NO CENTER SUPPORTS. Located in the Dayton area this barn was constructed by a master timber frame builder
Feb 28, 18 09:15 AM
This late 1880’s frame measures 36’x52’. The barn has beautiful full size 9”x9” circle sawn beams thru out. The frame is all oak. The bent layout is 16’-18’-18’.
Feb 19, 18 09:16 AM
This early 1850’s frame measures 45’x80’. The bent layout is 24’-16’-16’-24’. Large handhewn timbers thru out. Exterior upright are a full size 10”x11”
Feb 19, 18 09:12 AM
This massive barn frame measures a full 46’ wide by 100’ in length. This is an original build (no additions). The bent lay out is 24’-16’-16’-18’-12’-14’.