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Customers' Pole-Barn Plans and Country Garage Plans

Architect Don Berg's simple pole-barn and pole-frame garage blueprints are planned for easy modifications. Here are just a few of the wonderful barns, garages, work shops, hobby shops and retail stores 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 Pole Barn was built in California from architect Don Berg's inexpensive pole-barn plans, available at BackroadHome.net

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.

 

This customized version of the Bethany Country Garage was built in Colorado. Inexpensive plans, by architect Don Berg are available at BackroadHome.net

Bethany Garage - This pole-frame garage has a wider dormer and deeper roof overhangs than the standard design - just right for Colorado's snows. The owner also added a dormer at back and created living space in the loft.

The Walnut Coach House is a Carriage House style four-car garage with a full loft and an optional workshop at the back. It's one of fifteen different layouts that come in architect Don Berg's inexpensive Walnut Pole Barn plan set at BackroadHome.net

From the front, this Marshfield, Missouri garage looks just like the standard Walnut Coach House. But, look around back and you'll see that the owner added the optional back shed for more storage and an extra garage door.

 

This new pole-barn was built to look as if it was a hundred-year-old, traditional Maryland barn. It was built from inexpensive stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg

Maple Car and Tractor Barn - How do you build a new barn to look like an antique one? This Annapolis, Maryland builder used weathered boards for the siding and doors and found antique hardware as the finishing touch.

 

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.

 

Here's how a talented woodworker transformed stock pole-barn construction plans into a one-of-a-kind workshop. Read more about it and see other customized barns, garages and shops at BackroadHome.net

Maple Backyard Barn  The woodworker who converted our Maple Barn into this backyard workshop displayed his talent with beautiful custom wooden doors and decorative trim.

 

Are you planning a new garage, barn, workshop or backyard studio? Check out architect Don Berg's inexpensive, stock pole-barn plans at BackroadHomes.net

Maple Garage and Shop - Don Berg's standard Maple Pole-Barn plans come with a variety of add-ons for the sides. This owner chose a second garage and a workshop.

 

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.

 

This version of the stock Maple Barn was built in Maryland. Read more and check out the inexpensive building plans at BackroadHome.net

Maple Barn or Garage - Here's a standard Maple Barn, built in Maryland with a lowered roof pitch and some nice site-built doors.

 

 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.

 

The sturdy Maple Pole-Barn was built to stand up to Texas Hill Country storms. It's one of sixteen different layouts that you can build from one $59.00 plan set by architect Don Berg

Maple Barn Plans - Here's a standard Maple Barn built in Texas hill country. It has an optional carport/equipment shelter at left and a small workshop at right. Plans for optional carports, shops, sheds and extra garages are included with the stock drawings.

 

A Southwest Style Workshop - This beautiful Colorado building was built with the help of inexpensive pole-barn construction plans at BackroadHome.net

Maple Barn Plans  With stone, stucco and Mission-style wooden doors this builder made his workshop look just right for its southwestern desert location.

 

Here's an economical solution to sheltering vehicles. The Maple garage is an econoical post-frame structure with a bonus storage loft. Optional side expsnsion sheds include garages, workshops, storage sheds and the open carports shown here. Plans are $59.00 from architect Don Berg

Here's an economical solution to sheltering vehicles. This Maple Garage was built with two of the optional carports that are included in the plan set.

 

Patrick McCombe, an editor at Fine Homebuilding Magazine, built this workshop at his Connecticut home. You can follow his progress, step-by-step and see how he did it at FineHomebuilding.com

Maple Barn Plans - Patrick McCombe, an editor at Fine Homebuilding Magazine, built this workshop at his Connecticut home. You can follow his progress, step-by-step and see how he did it.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

See Customer's Versions of Dozens of Architect Don Berg's Small Barn Designs

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

 

MG Roadster Barn - The inexpensive, stock Applewood Pole Barn Plans were designed to be adaptable. The owner of this Ontario example built one add-on extension to shelter two classic MG roadsters. You can find plans and kits for your car barn, garage or coach house at BackroadHome.net

Applewood Car Barn - The owner/builder of this car barn in Baldrson, Ontario owns two tiny classic MG roadsters. They don't need full garage spaces, so he extended the standard shed-roof side garage by two feet and built two sets of small doors for them.

 

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 Connecticut backyard barn is just one of dozens of different design that come with architect Don Berg's inexpensive Maple Barn, Garage and Workshop pole-frame construction plan set.

This Connecticut Maple Barn has an extra side garage on the right and an open shelter or carport on the left. The standard construction plans include a variety of add-ons that fit on either side or across the back.

 

This big, post-frame country garage was built from the inexpensive Walnut Barn, Garage and Workshop plan set by architect Don Berg. Copies are available at BackroadHome.net

Walnut Garage  This big country garage is the standard design, customized with overhead doors, a side carport, a cupola and finishes to match the other buildings on the property.

 

This custom Craftsman-Style four-car garage, in British Columbia was crafted with the help of inexpensive stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg.

Walnut Coach House  The owner/builder of this beautiful Craftsman style garage in Victoria, British Columbia added deep roof overhangs to the standard design, used trusses instead of conventional rafters and used cedar siding and fantastic custom doors.

 

The Hunter's Run Wine Tasting Barn in Hamilton, Virginia was created from inexpensive, stock pole barn plans. Click through to see how you might build your one-of-a-kind barn, garage, carriage house, retail shop, wood shop or backyard studio from architect Don Berg's plans.

Applewood Barn - The builders of the Hunters' Run Wine Tasting Barn in Hamilton, Virginia did an amazing job, inside and out. Click here to see more photos.

 

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.

 

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.

 

This big country garage was built from inexpensive stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg. Read about custom versions that are used as barns, carriage houses, workshops and studios.

Here's a Walnut Three-Car Garage. The builder used the standard plans and added an optional additional garage on one side.

 

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 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.

 

A Down-East Country Garage - The Bethany Garage, from stock pole-frame plans by architect Don Berg, looks great in the Maine woods.

Bethany Garage - Like this homeowner in Maine, many builders choose to match the finishes and details of their homes on their new pole-barns and garages.

 

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.

 

A lumber mill in upstate New York uses the Walnut Barn for storage. It's built from stock pole-barn plans by architect Don Berg.

Walnut Workshop  - This work shop at a lumber mill in Clarence, New York, was built with a wide loft door and beefed-up loft floor structure to handle lumber storage.

 

 

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

 

"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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