“Barney is not only the finest craftsman and artisan I have ever worked
with he is one of the best general contractors I have ever dealt with.
Barney is a man of his word, incredible talents, and high character. ”

-J.S. - Lexington, KY

About Antique American Log Cabins

Antique American Log Cabins is your partner in buying, selling or relocating an old log cabin, vintage home or barn

B. Grueser Builder has been in business for over 30 years, building over 125 homes, log cabins and old style log homes, the majority of which were turn key. Barney, having grown up in a home building family started B. Grueser Builder in 1976 at age 20. Let us provide over 30 years of references available from satisfied customers throughout 8 different states.

Best contruction methods

We strongly believe in green building. Green building is the practice of creating healthier, more resource-efficient models for the construction and renovation of buildings. Let us show you how restoring an antique log cabin is a great way to build green.

Fireplaces and stone work

Barney is also a certified Rumford mason, buying, selling, and erecting historic log cabins with Rumford Fireplaces. Barney has a Rumford in his own home.
Barney has built many beautiful rumfords and is probably one of the most professional masons I have met. - Dana

Barney worked with RVC Architects in several of their local Athens, Ohio restorations.