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Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Video: Building a 70' Clear Span Timber Frame Octagon

The expert timber framers at Great Country Timber Frames built one of the largest clear span timber frame structures in New England: a 70' Timber Frame Octagon for a 50' antique carousel at Sonny’s Place in Somers, CT. Host Everett Skinner IV, P.E. tells the story of design, manufacturing, and construction as the massive structure is built on site by the Great Country Timber Frames crew.

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Posted to Blog: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Custom Home & Barn Fly-Over

Special thanks to our awesome customers in Burlington, CT for allowing us to fly a drone around their home & barn earlier this fall. We built this custom home & barn and the customers couldn’t be happier with how everything came out. The home is 2,500 sq. ft. and the barn is a 24' x 36' Post & Beam Carriage Barn with 12' Lean-To.

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Posted to Blog: Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The Barn Yard Wins

In the latest North Central News readers poll, The Barn Yard won Best Place to Buy a Shed or Garage and Best Family Business. This is the 4th consecutive year The Barn Yard has won these two awards.

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Posted to Blog: Monday, October 28, 2019

Big E Display 2019

It’s The Barn Yard’s 35th anniversary and we went all out to make this year’s Big E display above and beyond everything we’ve done before. This is huge. So in celebration of 35 years, here’s 35 photos of our best display yet.

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Posted to Blog: Thursday, September 12, 2019

New Catalog

Introducing our brand new must-have catalog. Featuring an expanded post & beam barns section, new options pages, many more photo galleries, the new Modern Farmhouse Series, and 36 more pages of content than our last catalog, this has everything we offer and then some. Get your own free copy at the Big E, our stores, or download a PDF online.

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Posted to Blog: Thursday, September 12, 2019

Big E 2019 TV Commercial

As seen on TV: The Barn Yard’s 2019 Big E TV commercial, celebrating 35 years at the Big E!

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Posted to Blog: Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Barn Yard’s Premier Shed Delivery Service

In this video, see how a shed is delivered with the Mule: The Barn Yard’s Premier Shed Delivery Service.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Post & Beam Carriage Barn Raising in Burlington, CT

Watch as our crew builds a post & beam Carriage Barn—from timber frame to completed barn—in Burlington, CT.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Insulating a Post & Beam Carriage Barn with SIP Panels

Join host Everett Skinner IV, P.E. of The Barn Yard as he discusses the benefits of insulating a post & beam barn with SIP Panels and goes through the installation process on site with The Barn Yard crew.

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Posted to Blog: Wednesday, September 11, 2019