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Customers' Pole-Barn Plans

Architect Don Berg's simple pole-barn blueprints are planned for easy modification and expansion. Here are just a few of the wonderful barns, that customers and their contractors created with the help of Don's plans.

"Your system of being able to add on to your structures later is brilliant and your designs are great." - J.J., Sebastopol, California

Click on the photos to learn more, to see what the original designs look like and to find out how to start on your own custom barn, garage, workshop, studio or...whatever.

The Almond Valley Barn in California - Check out architect Don Berg's inexpensive pole-barn plans.

A contractor in Hollister, California built the Almond Valley Barn as his equipment garage and office. He added big windows and skylights in the loft to create a bright workplace. The shed-roof garage on the right is an option. The drawings include optional garages or workshops  that can be built on either side or across the back.

 

The Almond Barn in upstate New York was built as a contractor's model. You can build your own from inexpensive plans by architect Don Berg. Read more at BackroadHome.net

Almond Barn and Garage  This mirrored and customized version of the Almond Valley Pole-Barn is being used as a model by its professional builder in up-state New York.

 

Plain or Fancy, the Chestnut Horse Barn Plans might be what you and your horses need. Stock plans let you build the little barn with a hay loft, 2, 3 or 4 stalls and optional grooming shelters, run-ins, garage, tack room and shop.

Chestnut Hill Horse Barn - The graceful custom doors and archways of this little barn in Boxboro Massachusetts open to horse stalls, a workshop and a loafing shed.

 

This Texas version of the standard Applewood Barn or Garage looks very contemporary with galvanized metal siding and roofing. Plans for this economical post-frame building are available at BackroadHome.net for $59.00. The plans come with two dozen layouts that can be used for barns, garages and workshops.

This Texas version of the standard Applewood Barn or Garage looks very contemporary with galvanized metal siding and roofing.

 

A Maryland pole-frame country garage - from the inexpensive Walnut Coach House plan set by architect Don Berg

Here's a customized version of the Walnut Coach House, constructed in Maryland. The builder used open shelters instead of garages on either side of the main building.

 

There's no law that says that a pole barn has to look like a box. Imagine this Walnut Barn when it is finished with a loft hatch and big barn doors. It's being built from inexpensive plans by architect Don Berg, available at BackroadHome.net

There's no law that says that a pole barn has to look like a box. Imagine this Walnut Barn when it is finished with a loft hatch and big barn doors. Like all of the buildings you'll find here, it combines the look of a traditional farm barn with modern, economical post-frame construction.

 

 It's not easy to convert a pole barn into a home. But, this owner liked the workshop that he built from the stock Walnut Barn plans so much that he made some changes and moved in. Read more at BackroadHome.net

Walnut Hobby Barn - It's not easy to convert a pole barn into a home. But, this owner liked the workshop that he built from the stock Walnut Barn plans so much that he made some changes and moved in.

 

Here's a combination garage, shed and workshop in upstate New York. It's just one of fifteen  different layouts that you can build from the $59.00 Walnut Pole-Barn plan set by architect Don Berg

This combination garage, shed and workshop is a mirrored version of the Walnut Woods Barn, built in Henrietta, New York.

 

Bethany Coach House - This garage was customized, with metal siding and roofing, from stock wooden pole-barn plans.

Bethany Coach House - There is a lot of wooden siding and trim on the barns and garages shown on this page. But, there's no reason that you can't use metal siding and roofing. After all, these are all pole-barns.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Candlewood Pole Barn - One of dozens of small barns available as inexpensive stock building plans from architect Don Berg.

See more custom design photos. Don Berg's pole-barn plans and pole-frame country garage blueprints have been used to help build retail stores, homes, horse barns, lumber mills, workshops, automobile collectors' garages, artists' studios and more. Every owner and builder made choices of options, finishes and colors to make their buildings special. Some have added features that have transformed them into unique custom designs. Check out more builders' photos: Mini Barns, Small Pole-Barns Country Garages, Shops and Studios

 

The Applewood Pole Barn - Check out inexpensive stock plans by architect Don Berg.

Nice proportions help the standard Applewood Barn look great with metal siding, a metal roof and an inexpensive metal storage shed

 

Check out architect Don Berg's inexpensive stock horse barn plans.

The plan set for the Chestnut Horse Barns comes with nine different layouts for builders to choose from. This Northern Michigan example includes two stalls a covered grooming area and a tractor garage.

 

The Applewood Barn has a loft and optional horse stalls, open shelters, garages, workshops and more. Inexpensive stock plans are available at BackroadHome.net

An expanded Applewood Barn - Like many builders, the owner of this Johnson City, Tennessee pole-barn increased the depth of the standard design to get more storage and loft space.

 

This new, cedar-sided barn in Quebec will weather to a dark gray and match the old the farm barn behind it. It was built from inexpensive, stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg at BarnsBarnsBarns.com

This Ashville Barn, built in Quebec, has cedar siding that will weather to a dark gray in time. Plans are available only at BarnsBarnsBarns.com

 

The Walnut Barn, Garage and Workshop plan set includes a 24'x24' main building with a loft. Drawings for a variety of shed-roof additions for either side or across the back let builders customize their structure to meet their needs. Prints are available for $59.00 at BackroadHome.net

The Walnut Barn, Garage and Workshop plan set includes a 24'x24' main building with a loft. Drawings for a variety of shed-roof additions for either side or across the back let builders customize their structure to meet their needs.

 

This pretty, customized Ashville Barn was still under construction at the time of the photo. It still needs gravel fill for the floor and outside edges. The plan set is available at BarnsBarnsBarns.com

This pretty, customized Ashville Barn was still under construction at the time of the photo. It still needs gravel fill for the floor and outside edges. The plan set is only available at BarnsBarnsBarns.com

 

The Applewood Pole-Barn with a custom wood shed. Read more about the inexpensive stock plans at BackroadHome.net

Applewood Barn - The stock Applewood plan set comes with ten different optional sheds for the sides, but no wood shed. This Connecticut owner/builder took care of that by adding the custom woodshed at left.

 

A customized version of the Applewood Barn, built from inexpensive, stock pole-barn plans.

Applewood Barn - The builder of this barn extended the depth from 24' to 36'. That's a very common modification for folks who need extra long storage space.

 

The hybrid construction of architect Don Berg's barns and country graages combines the economyof pole-barn construction with the practicality of a big, open storage loft.

The wooden frame of this Walnut Barn shows the combination of Post-Frame (Pole-Barn) lower level and conventional rafter roof of all of Don Berg's designs. The combination gives the economuy of pole-barn construction with the extra space of a big storage loft.

 

This garage, by the beach in California, was built without windows and trim shown on the standard Almond Pole Barn drawings.

Almond Barn  Most builders add options to the standard plans, but they all can be simplified too. This garage, by the beach in California, was built without windows and trim shown on the standard drawings.

 

 

"My work on the barn is coming along just fine. I'm nearing completion. The building inspector was by yesterday and was quite impressed with the overall strength of the structure. In fact, he said, (and I quote) "This is the best barn in Clarence."  - B.S., Clarence, New York

Have all blueprints reviewed by your building department or by an experienced building professional who knows local conditions, before you purchase or start to build. These plans may have to be modified by a local professional to suit your site's building code and weather requirements.

 

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