Circa Late 1800's
Barney's Great Great Grandfather and In-Laws
Sawmill on Bearwallow Ridge Meigs Co. OH

"Specializing in the relocation and restoration of old - vintage hand hewn log cabins and timber frame barns. We also have a large inventory of antique beams, stone, old log cabin flooring, doors, and hardware. ”
Combining the best of early log cabin construction techniques with the best modern green building practices to build your old syle log home.
Examples of our Recent
Conventional Custom Builds


Specializing in the recovery and restoration of old log cabins and hand hewn timber frame barns.

Our materials are salvaged from old log cabins and vintage timber frame barns saved and restored as modern log homes and barns.With quality restoration our standard, we preserve the quality craftsmanship of early log cabin construction, bringing to life centuries old, cabins and barns using materials that simply don’t exist in today’s trade. It’s a tired adage, but it’s true that they just don’t make ’em like they used to.”

Antique American Log Cabins is always looking for buyers for old log cabins, if you are interested in old style log homes please use our easy contact us form to get more information.


Please contact us for any of your Old Log Cabin or Timber Frame Home or Barn needs, such as, but not limited to, CONSULTATION, RESTORATION, NEW CONSTRUCTION, BUYING or SELLING.

OHIO OLD LOG CABIN. "Turn Key Project"

AALC has finished transforming a West Virginia Old Log Cabin (The Elk River West Virginia Cabin) into a beautiful Ohio Old Log Cabin. Our Company moved this Vintage Log Cabin from West Virginia to Ohio and reconstructed it, "Turn Key". This Ohio Log Cabin is a great example of what sets our Company apart from other Log Cabin Companies. We can deconstruct Old Log Cabins, and bring them back to life from start to finish. Our Company preformed most all of the work, in the Old Log Cabin reconstruction process, from the foundation work to custom building the Cabinets with reclaimed Log Cabin wood. Whether your Old Log Cabin is in Ohio, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, or any other State, our Companies wide array of services are available. We are a full time Old Log Cabin and New Home construction company, and have been in business, full time, since 1976.

"Turn Key" Log Cabin. Click here then select Turn Key from the galleries menu to view more pictures of our most current Athens, Ohio, custom built, restoration project

Our Full Time, Old Log Cabin Company, has just finished another "Turn Key" Log Cabin Restoration Project. The above photo shows the Kitchen addition. The Cabinets are custom built from Reclaimed Walnut, ceiling beams are from the cabin itself, counter-tops are of reclaimed chalk boards and the sink is a reclaimed cast iron farm sink.

RECLAIMED LOG CABIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT for New Lodge at Lake Hope State Park in Ohio

Antique American Log Cabins has been hired to custom build a Vintage Log Cabin to be housed inside the new Lake Hope State Park Lodge.

Want to learn more about Antique American Log Cabins

Check out our old log cabins for sale.. Want to sell your log cabin or timber frame barn? Would you like to restore, relocate or restack your existing old log cabin or vintage timber frame barn? We have years of experience in the industry working with numerous clients and architects. Trust Antique American Log Cabins years of experience with early log cabin construction and honest, old-fashioned quality craftsmanship to help you preserve a piece of American history!

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Barney's first reclaimed project

Reclaimed Wood Silo Relocated and Reconstructed as part of an Art Museum

Historic Athens Ohio City Building Cupola Gets a Face Lift

Barney Grueser and Company restoring the cupola of the historic Athens Ohio City Building.

Our Athens Ohio Historic Restoration Yard.

This is where we bring our old log cabins back to life.