Born Again Barns And Lumber Co

Sawmill & Lumber Store with Natural Live Edge Slabs, Reclaimed Barn Wood and Custom Woodworking in Antioch
Open today until 5:00 PM
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These circle sawn marks add depth to the reclaimed barn wood. Best selection in Lake County!

Check out the live edge on this hickory fireplace mantel🧐💚♻️
#fromtreetomantel #urbanwood #liveedge #mantel

Installed this live edge black walnut fireplace mantel for a beautiful couple who really appreciate our work🤗

♻️Salvaged log from becoming firewood🔥
⚡Lightning struck tree to finished dining table
🧐This one has a story
💯Happy Customer😊
🇺🇸Made and grown in America

Tons of authentic barn wood and live edge slabs for sale! Clearing out many vintage barn finds too! Friday 9to5 & Sat 10to2

Tons of authentic barn wood and live edge slabs for sale! Clearing out many vintage barn finds too! Friday 9to5 & Sat 10to2

Sneak peek at this custom bar top ptoject. Check out the figure on it!
Live edge black walnut


5 months ago
Wow! We were so impressed with Born Again Barns and Lumber Co.! They have a great selection of all types and sizes of planks and lumber. Tammy could not have been more helpful in giving us suggestions and sharing her expertise for our project. This is a family-owned business, so you get their one-on-one undivided attention. They will cut your boards on site. They even delivered all of our planks. We highly recommend Born Again Barns. We’ll be back.
- Mary R
8 months ago
I worked with Jim, Tammy and Co. to find the right piece of live edge for a custom standing desk I built. Everyone working was respectful, patient, and knowledgeable through the whole process, and worked diligently to address any of my concerns in picking the right piece and help me get this massive slab home. If you are at all interested in doing live edge work in the Chicago area, look no further! These folks will treat you like family.
- Daniel C
5 months ago
I bought a beautiful spalted maple board from them, which I turned into a floating shelf under my television. One of the guys even suggested I have them cut the board in half length-ways to get two shelves out of it. His input was very thoughtful & helpful! I put a Tung oil finish on it and hung it myself, so it was cheaper than having it totally finished by them. Some of the board is a little warped, but I think it adds character! They have a lot of beautiful pieces of wood to choose from & they will make it work for your space. I believe they're opening a display room to sell already-made pieces of furniture and shelves. But you can also pay for them to custom-make something for you. I saw some pieces they finished, and they were beautiful!! I will definitely be back.
- Megan K

About Us

Born Again Barns And Lumber Co. is not your average lumber yard. We are the Chicagoland area's premier manufacturer and supplier of rough-sawn urban wood and reclaimed lumber. We are a specialty lumber company focused on natural live edge slabs, reclaimed barn wood and rough cut dimensional lumber. Our warehouse is open to the public, by appointment, during the week and on some weekends. We supply to Woodworkers, DIY'ers, Designers, Architects, Contractors, Restaurant and Bar Builders, Furniture Builders, Custom Home Builders, Retailers and more! We also offer custom woodworking and finishing. 

We salvage logs from tree removal jobs between Chicago and Milwaukee for reasons other than their timber value that would otherwise have been taken to a landfill, or turned into mulch or firewood. We then mill these logs into usable materials like live edge slabs, boards, beams, mantles, stair treads and rounds. We offer custom milling on our site with our own wood supply or yours. Our vision is to continue preserving these beautiful pieces of wood and to make them available for others to enjoy in a new form, for many more years to come. This is our passion, and we hope to make it yours too!

Our products include:

- Kiln dried dimensional lumber
- Kiln dried live edge slabs, small, large, and unique slabs
- Reclaimed barn wood boards in many sizes and colors
- Reclaimed barn beams, flooring, floor joists and rafters - rough sawn, circle sawn, smooth and hand hewn
- Reclaimed corrugated barn roofing galvanized tin with rust and without
- Antique barn finds including hay trolleys, barn door hardware, feeding troughs and all sorts of cool finds in and around the barns we dismantle
- Original barn doors, stall doors, barn gates
- Our inventory changes daily, with new stock from reclaimed barns and from our sawmill

Lumber Species Available:

Black Walnut
Spalted Maple
Silver Maple
Red, White & Black Oak
Aromatic Eastern Red Cedar
American and Red Elm
Honey & Black Locust
Russian Olive
Sugarberry AKA Hackberry
Siberian Elm
Box Elder
More local logs in stock, yet to be milled


- Custom woodworking 
- Coffee tables, dining tables, side boards
- Desks, conference tables
- Book shelves and custom shelving
- Bars and restaurant furniture
- Accent walls, shelves and mantel installs
- Anything you can think of, we are always up to something different!

Barn reclamation: Do you have a barn that fell over or is in disrepair? Do you need a barn or old building removed from your property? Contact us!

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  • (847) 265-1500


Get directions
884 Anita Avenue
Antioch, IL 60002
United States

Business Hours

Wed:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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