27 responses to Amish Builders – Indiana
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    Rick Dietz
    Comment on Barn Restoration Contractors (March 8th, 2014 at 23:26)

    Barn Restoration Contractors

    I am seeking evaluation and quotes for restoration of an historic barn on the west side of Bloomington. It’s not clear from your listing which firms might do this work. -Rick

    PS Here is a description of the barn…

    Large Barn

    The barn is a north-south facing, gabled, three level English barn. The roof is metal with two tall vents, the primary siding is double-lap clapboard, and the foundation consists of stone pillars. A large central pass-thru with either hinged or sliding track doors on each side runs east-west, and a second smaller equipment entrance that does not pass through is on the west side. Poured concrete on both the east and west sides form rough ramps into the building. A later, double height, shed roof equipment addition, also with double sliding track doors and dirt floor, is attached at the south end. Smaller hinged doors and fixed sash windows of varying sizes, the placement of which is determined by the interior functions, can be found on each side of the building.

    On the west side of the barn panels of metal cover the wood siding, while on the north end some siding has been replaced with beveled, tongue and groove, horizontal boards. The exterior of the south addition is vertical planking.

    The interior of the barn reveals evidence the structure may have originally been smaller, perhaps a four-crib barn given the intersecting isles, or a smaller English barn, with only two levels of height. The post and beam construction of hay bins and stalls at the central part of the building are 4 x 6 inch hewn posts. Poured concrete ramps access the original raised wood floor of the central section. Where the building was expanded north and south and to third floor height, balloon framing utilizes 2 x 4 inch boards nailed together to match the dimensions of the hewn posts, 4 x 4 inch posts with half- lap scarf joints, and smaller dimensional

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      Comment on Amish barn restoration Indiana (March 18th, 2014 at 09:11)

      Amish barn restoration Indiana

      Rick if you haven’t been contacted by anyone yet, my best advice would be to reach out to one of the firms in the Southern Indiana section above (those should be pretty much all Amish-owned firms).

      If you’re in the Bloomington area they’re going to be around an hour or maybe less from you, which is well within range of Amish crews in the Daviess County community.

      It’s quite possible the number you call might not do this sort of work, but if you ask for contacts of someone else in the community who does, I think you have a good chance of finding someone.

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    Jim michalke
    Comment on Barn beam pergola (March 17th, 2014 at 20:11)

    Barn beam pergola

    We are looking for someone to construct a pergola over our patio with barn beams. We have the beams and would like them put together using mortice and tenon joints.

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    Jim michalke
    Comment on Amish Builders – Indiana (April 13th, 2014 at 13:49)

    Can anyone do this type of work?

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    donna gray
    Comment on need barn restoration in north side of indy (May 3rd, 2014 at 13:01)

    need barn restoration in north side of indy

    need work done on my 1870’s horse barn – adding stalls, replacing siding, adding tack area. Is there someone interested in work like this?

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      Danny Ross
      Comment on Remodeling (May 3rd, 2014 at 21:00)


      I’ve been in remodeling and buildouts for at least 25 yrs. If you are interested in talking to me just txt or call Danny Ross 918 506 9057 if interested. I have traveled many miles to work on projects.

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    Dawn Chandler
    Comment on Need garage built. (May 20th, 2014 at 17:24)

    Need garage built.

    My husband and I had a garage built several years ago by Meyer Building. It was an amish crew. I would like to get another garage built in Redkey, Indiana. 765-369-2629.

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      Comment on Meyer Building (May 21st, 2014 at 12:00)

      Meyer Building

      Meyer Building, LLC
      2570 N Main St, PO Box 55
      Craigville, IN 46731
      (260) 565-3274

      Contact: Gerber, Gene

      Business Description: We are a builder and designer of post-frame buildings. We have 14 employees and we subcontract our construction to three Amish crews. We work with our customers to design our buildings to fit their needs.

      Service Area: Northeasten Indiana and northwestern Ohio covering approximately a 60-mile radius from Craigville, IN.

      Services: Garage Builders, Remodeling, Storage Units

      Excluded Services: We do not build homes and we do not make repairs to homes except for replacing roofs on homes occasionally.


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      Comment on Amish Contractor in Adams County (May 21st, 2014 at 13:43)

      Amish Contractor in Adams County

      I would recommend you contact Samuel P. Schwartz. Like most amish in the Adams county community he does not have a phone so you will need to send him a letter or pay him a visit. His address is 947 N 200 W, Monroe, IN 46772. You could also write his father Peter Schwartz at 944 N 200 w, monroe, in 46772. They are great people to deal with, honest and well respected.

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    Chris Threlkel
    Comment on Pole Barn Demolition Contractor (June 6th, 2014 at 11:33)

    Pole Barn Demolition Contractor

    Tate and Lyle Corp in Lafayette, IN is in need of a contractor to demolition and remove a very large pole barn. Construction is wooden trusses and metal siding. Interested parties should contact me as soon as possible at:

    Chris Threlkel
    Tate and Lyle
    2245 Sagamore Pkwy
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    765-414-7750 (cell)

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    Melinda L. Smith
    Comment on Fence Building (September 22nd, 2014 at 10:32)

    Fence Building

    Looking for someone to build horse fence (wooven Wire with wood posts) and install the electric for the fence. This will consists of about 4 runs and maybe even construct the outdoor shelters for them. This project is urgent and looking for someone reasonable and quick and self sufficient on the building. Any ideas, we are near Rush/Shelby County Line.

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      Melinda L. Smith
      Comment on continue from Fence Building Post (September 22nd, 2014 at 10:33)

      continue from Fence Building Post

      Also, there will be several smaller horse runs in the back. This is for someone who has had a stroke and making his place a bit more accessable from a wheel chair. Any help and suggestions would be appreciated.

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        Comment on Amish Builders – Indiana (September 23rd, 2014 at 16:20)

        Hi Melinda,

        I just spoke with an Amish builder in your area who might be able to help on this. Could you email me? It’s ewesner@gmail.com Thanks.

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    Greg Voris
    Comment on Log home (October 14th, 2014 at 21:37)

    Log home

    Looking for an Amish contractor to work with us on a small one-story log home. We have a log frame and workers with carpentry experience. We are in southern Johnson County.

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    Michelle Kuiken
    Comment on Help needed with addition on log cabin (December 28th, 2014 at 21:14)

    Help needed with addition on log cabin

    Hello! My husband and I need help doing an addition on our log cabin. It is the real McCoy, white pine and chinking. We want someone to help us maintain the integrity of our cabin while making it more accommodating to more than just us (like my mom). Please contact us to talk about it, 269-757-2838. We live in Dowagiac, MI.

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    Rebecca Robling
    Comment on Rockport Indiana New Home Construction (January 2nd, 2015 at 18:28)

    Rockport Indiana New Home Construction

    Looking for new construction builders who will travel to the area of Rockport Indiana. Approximately 2200 Sq ft two story house.

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    Ryan McCabe
    Comment on New Home Construction Fulton County Ohio (March 11th, 2015 at 20:44)

    New Home Construction Fulton County Ohio

    I am looking for a reputable & trustworthy builder that would come to Fulton county Ohio for a new construction home. 2 story, 3000 square foot home with unfinished basement. Any recommendations? Thanks for your help!

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    Dan Robertson
    Comment on Poland Indiana large timber pole barn wanted. (April 19th, 2015 at 17:49)

    Poland Indiana large timber pole barn wanted.

    garage/storage 1st floor. guest quarters second floor. please call if interested or can make recommendation. thanks! Dan 317-224-4412

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    Looking for board fence builder in southern Tippecanoe county.

    We are looking for a board fence builder in Southern Tippecanoe county. This is a cattle farm and it is needed to separate the drive from the pasture. Approximately 12-1400 feet.

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    Bobby Cockerell
    Comment on Looking for someone that dose this type of work. (July 25th, 2015 at 16:02)

    Looking for someone that dose this type of work.

    I would like to have the sells and floor joist replaced in our old farm house, we live in Corydon IN. (812-972-0385)

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    Comment on Church Building (August 4th, 2015 at 19:22)

    Church Building

    We’re interested in expanding our church. Perhaps adding a basement with a kitchen. We have a lot that is deeper than wide, so ideas would also be welcome. We’d be open to having a visit from someone who is interested. Feel free to contact me at 574 354 2753 or email. Our church is in Elkhart and we are a Spanish congregation.

    Thanks and blessings, Francie

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    Comment on Church Building (August 30th, 2015 at 10:56)

    Church Building

    Still waiting for a response. We are interested in adding to our church. Please call me at 574 354 2753 or email: pecosafrancie@gmail.com.

    Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you soon.

    Blessings, Francie

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    Comment on Siding (October 27th, 2015 at 19:04)


    Looking for someone to install new matching siding on my parents house and garage.

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      Comment on Amish Builders – Indiana (October 27th, 2015 at 19:06)

      I meant to mention previously that the property is in Fountain County Indiana near Veedersburg.

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    maroof qurashi
    Comment on single family home (February 3rd, 2016 at 20:50)

    single family home

    looking for amish builder to build a large home

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    Bennii Weldy
    Comment on Looking for gambrel barn builder. (April 5th, 2016 at 21:16)

    Looking for gambrel barn builder.

    We are interested in building a 2 story gambrel barn 40×32. We have the engineer plans in case the builder isn’t familiar with gambrel barns. Full loft. Stick frame construction, no heavy timber. Plans include instructions for truss construction as well. Using material list provided by the engineer, the quote from Menards for materials is around $10,0000. Have a local foundation company lined up if builder does not do foundations. Also have a local individual interested in doing the metal siding and roof if builder does not do those as well. Unfinished inside with the exception of the stairs to 2nd floor. So, looking for builder who can do the full project or just framing the building – and any point in between. Ready to start immediately or when able to fit into schedule.



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