Building a Pole Barn House

Pole house construction can be cheap and relatively easy, especially if you pay attention to opportunities for recycled building materials as you plan to build your own home.



Owner-Built Pole Barn House 1
Larry Vickers built this multi-story pole house with the help of a few friends and the knowledge he gleaned from research.
PHOTO: ED CHAMBERLAIN
Owner-Built Pole Barn House 2
Many of the materials for this owner-built home were reclaimed from public buildings that had been torn down.
ED CHAMBERLAIN
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In building this pole house, Larry and his family depended more on basic techniques and how they wanted the space to feel than formal, written plans.
LARRY VICKERS
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The whole family pitched in to help built their own home.
ED CHAMBERLAIN











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