John the Junker here, and I want your old barn! Contact me by phone, text or e-mail if you are the owner of a barn you want taken down and I will come out and take a look at it. Generally, I will pay for the wood and we do a great job of cleaning up after ourselves. We can also make a deal where I take the wood in exchange for a total clean up of your barn. Every situation is unique, lets discuss your individual needs.
You can also find me and my wife set up at flea markets around the Illinois and Michigan area. With the popularity of television shows like American Pickers and Barn Builders, etc., we are just not getting the cool old junk you find in barns anymore. Most barns have already been stripped clean of the neat old stuff we used sell that we found laying around inside. But that's okay! We still are getting very nice barn wood, which we sell at our flea market shows for only $5 a board. (That's not board foot, that's per board.) We also still get all the authentic barn doors and door rolling tracks and a fewother rusty, fun barn items.
We now offer an awesome selection of decorative windows and ornamental metal for your yard or home. These items have been very popular at our flea markets and out of our shop in Waverly, IL. I have posted some pictures on here. You can also check out all the great items we have at Big Chicken Collectibles on Facebook. Or you can come buy and shop at our regular flea markets. Click on the links to each market for up-to-date information and dates:
Kane County Flea Market, Kane County Fair Grounds, St. Charles, IL, the first weekend of each month, March through December. Third Sunday Flea Market, Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL, every third Sunday of each month in February, and May through October and November 12 (2nd Sunday), 2017. Michigan Antique Festivals, Midland, MI & Davisburg, MI, look for dates in the Spring and Fall for these festivals.