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Customers' Mini Pole-Barn, Shed, Shop and Studio Plans

Are you thinking of building a small structure as your new backyard barn, garage, hobby shop, small animal shelter, workshop, yard barn or country store? Architect Don Berg's little pole-barn and pole-frame garage blueprints are all designed to be easily modified to fit your needs. Scroll down this page to see a few of the beautiful little buildings that customers and their contractors created with the help of Don's plans.

"We are really happy with the design and have received so many compliments - probably the one you would like best is from our Amish builder, he was so impressed with the barn design and function, the heftiness of the build and the unique style.  It's really perfect for what we needed." - A.S. Gladwin County, MIchigan

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

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Architect Don Berg's Candlewood Mini-Barn has s storage loft, traditional proportions and the look of an old-time timber-frame barn inside and out.

All of architect Don Berg's mini-barn designs have traditional proportions, storage lofts and sturdy braced post frames. The angle braces give the interiors the look of old-time timber-frame barns. This pretty example of the Candlewiood Mini-Barn, was built as a garden shed in Washington State.


The Battenkill Barn - Inexpensive stock plans are available for this one-car or one-tractor barn. The design is flexible enough for a bunch of uses. This one, in Vermont, is being used to shelter sheep and to store hay.

Battenkill Barn - This little car and tractor garage was converted into a sheep barn in Rupert, Vermont


A Vermont Apple Orchard Barn - This little pole barn shelters a small tractor and apple orchard tools and supplies. It is a slightly customized version of the Cold Spring Barn, designed by architect Don Berg. Stock plans are available for $35.00 at BackroadHome.net

Cold Spring Barn - This little tractor barn, set in an apple orchard in northern Vermont was built with extra windows, a roofed shelter and finishes that matched old barns in the area.


The Candlewood Mini-Barn, built in Overbrook, Kansas from stock plans by architect Don Berg

This Candlewood Mini Barn was built in Overbrook,  Kansas to store a couple of small tractors and garden tools. The owner added a fantastic lookout cupola.


Architect Don Berg's little Candlewood Barn, customized as a garage and ATV shelter. Click to read more about Don's stock plans.

Candlewood Mini-Barn Garage - The standard Candlewood Mini-Barn has a garage door on it's eave side and a small shed opposite that. The builder of this little barn, in Brenham, Texas, put doors on the shed to create a perfect size ATV garage.


An Alabama Barn at Sunset - Here's architect Don Berg's Woodbury Barn for two cars or tractors, with a workshop and loft. Inexpensive building plans can be purchased at BackroadHome.net

Woodbury Barn - Here's a fairly standard Woodbury pole-barn built in Alabama by a talented photographer.


The Almond Valley Barn in California. This is one of dozens of economical pole barns that can be built from architect Don Berg's stock building plans.

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: Small Barns, Pole-Barns, Horse Barns, Country Garages, Workshops


A Combination Garage, Shed and Loft Office - This customized version of  the Cold Spring Barn was built in Wisconsin from inexpensive, stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg.

Cold Spring Barn - The builders of this little Wisconsin barn added a sheltering roof area and a finished loft to our standard plans. You can see the loft before and after it was converted into a home office.


Candlewood Potting Shed - This beautiful gardener's potting shed, built in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, is the stock Candlewood Mini-Barn with an added porch and a bunch of extra windows.


Candlewood Mini-Barn - The owners of Edwards Apple Orchard in Poplar Grove, Illinois built this Candlewood Mini-Barn with a steeper-than-standard roof a custom cupola and pens for their pet goats.


Architect Don Berg's Candlewood Mini-Barn has been built in all parts of the US and Canada. Click to see how builders have customized the stock plans.

Tennessee Yard Barn - Here's the stock Candlewood Mini-Barn made nicer with a little shaded shelter at back.


Candlewood Shed - Here's a mirrored version of the standard Candlewood Mini-Barn plans, used as a lawn tractor shed in Middletown, New York.


Learn how a Michigan market gardener built this little all-purpose barn himself, from plans by architect Don Berg.

Candlewood Mini-Barn  Here's what the standard Candlewood Barn should look like. A blog article shows one man's construction progress for this little barn on a flower farm in northern Michigan. Take a look at Building My Small Barn on the Thin Man's Blog to check out the step-by-step process of building this little pole barn.


Sunset on a Candlewood Mini-Barn. Click to learn about inexpensive stock plans from architect Don Berg.

A Candlewood Mini-Barn at Sunset




Add Your Photos Here - If you've built a barn, garage, shed or workshop from any of Don Berg's plans, please email snapshots to: editor@backroadhome.net






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