Do-It-Yourself Pole-Barn Building

Fast, solid, and cost-effective, a pole-barn building can serve as a workshop, storage space, or livestock shelter.



Pole barn building
Pole-barn buildings are simple to build and have the added benefit of design flexibility.
PHOTO: STEVE MAXWELL
Pole barn poles
The best way to install poles is by supporting them with temporary tripods of wood while concrete and soil is packed in around them.
STEVE MAXWELL
Pole barn roof
A metal roof is a great option for a pole barn because it’s fast to install and exceptionally durable.
STEVE MAXWELL
Finished pole building
A finished pole building makes a great storage shed for equipment, or can be used as a garage, workshop, or shelter for livestock.
STEVE MAXWELL
Pole barn plan
Pole-barn buildings are simple to build and have the added benefit of design flexibility.
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