Bunganuc Creek Landmark
Builder Chase Morrill and his crew take on a historic clammers' shack that's one nor'easter away from falling into Bunganuc Creek. Designer Ashley joins the guys for a renovation that consists of opening up boarded windows as well as clearing out animal droppings, years of trash and old machinery. In order to make a big transformation without changing the look of the outside, they get creative while battling the rising tide that touches the camp. The team has their work cut out for them with this rebuild, and they know everyone in town is watching closely as they work on this historic landmark.
Chase Morrill and his team of builders take on a cabin in Industry, ME, that hasn't been touched since the 1970s. They discover that 40 years of Maine winters have not been kind to this place, and issues arise once the snow melts and they start digging into the project. Between the snow delays and their $45,000 budget, this project is sure to come down to the wire.
Chase Morrill and his team of builders take on an unusual project from retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills. Through his foundation, Travis is building a retreat in Maine to help combat-injured veterans and their families adjust to their new normal. Chase and the crew are tasked with turning a simple lakeside cottage into an ADA-compliant event center for the veterans and their families. The key feature will be a huge commercial-grade deck that can accommodate up to 40 guests at a time. With only eight weeks until the first guests arrive and the camp buried under two feet of snow, the team will have to get creative to finish this project on time.
Kids' Dream Lake House
Chase Morrill and his team help a DIY homeowner jump-start his project and renovate a cabin near Damariscotta, Maine, with kids in mind. With a budget of $30,000 and short time frame, the builders have to use their imagination to keep the homeowners happy while still impressing their youngest clientele yet.
The Hiltz Camp
Builder Chase Morrill and his team are deep in the woods of New Sharon, Maine, to help homeowner Rod save his rundown camp from falling into the pristine Kimball Pond. He'd like to patch up the holes and get his wife to come back to the camp, which means it's going to need a lot of work. Chase will need all hands on deck to get this build done in time and under his $20,000 budget.
Taking It to the Finish Line
Builder Chase Morrill and his team are hired to finish a cabin for a homeowner who has been collecting materials for years but just hasn't been able to finish the project. With a budget of $20,000, the crew hopes to make the homeowner's dream a reality in just eight weeks.
Oyster Farm Shack
Builder Chase Morrill, his sister, Ashley, and their team find themselves rebuilding an old oyster shack for a working oyster farm in Edgecomb, Maine. Forced into immediate action by their shortest timeline to date while working with a budget of $25,000, the team must start their preliminary work with snow still on the ground.
The Morrill Family Bunkhouse
Chase Morrill and his team of builders head to their family camp to take on the old army barracks that has served as overflow sleeping for over 40 years. With the family expanding and sleeping space at a premium, the guys try to save the structure to accommodate family reunions for years to come. With a budget of $20,000, a lot of reclaimed materials and help from family members, the team races to pull off this renovation before the family reunion.
Heirloom Home on the Shore
Builder Chase Morrill and his team are in West Bath, Maine, to work on a family camp on the coast of the New Meadows River. After 40 years of use, the third-generation owners have decided to add facilities and more appropriate living quarters for the large family reunions they host each year. Chase has to figure out how to get down to the camp before taking it apart, which calls for some high-end stonework. The crew also springs into action to build something special for the family dog.
Desert Pond Hideaway
Builder Chase Morrill and his team travel to a secluded piece of land close to Desert Pond to help a couple turn their forgotten shack into a relaxing retreat. The couple has big ambitions for the one-room space, which means the crew will be stretched with a $30,000 budget and only four weeks to finish the project.
Pilsbury Family Rafting Cabin
Builder Chase Morrill and his team take on a project along the Kennebec River in Caratunk, Maine. They're challenged with taking a shell of a cabin that was moved to its current property from Lake Moxie and renovating it to create a small efficiency home for family and friends to stay when they visit. The timeline and budget aren't the only challenges the team will face, however, as the remote location provides its own set of problems.
Family's Empty Nest
A family has the resources to give their Lincolnville, Maine, cabin the love it deserves now that their four children are almost done with college. However, the crew has their hands full with this job because the cabin has been neglected for 25 years and corners were cut in the original build.
Family Fishing Cabin
Chase Morrill and his crew work to save an old cabin in Oakland, Maine, that Eric purchased from his father. Eric hopes that the renovation will give the cabin many more years of life so he can share his childhood memories there with his own children. Chase and his team pull out all the stops to get this project done before winter comes and brings construction to a halt.
A Family Gathering Place
Chase and his team take on a project on McGrath Pond in Oakland, ME, that has been empty for 15 years. Stephanie bought this place from her father and promised him she would fix it up. After her father passed a few years ago, she knew she needed to get some help so she could fulfill her promise and bring it back to the fun cabin it once was. While it seems like a pretty straightforward renovation, starting a project this late in the season raises a lot of challenges. Can Chase and his team get this project done before winter comes and brings construction to a halt?
A Family Cabin Fit For A King
The Cabin Masters have a $50,000 budget to renovate a camp four-times the size of their usual builds. While they're hesitant to take on such a huge project, the team is determined to deliver after finding out the client is a member of Ryan's favorite band. After a series of harsh weather delays, the crew reluctantly asks for an extension on their deadline and faces the truth that cabins weren't meant to be built in the winter. The team "drops the mic" on this build and blows away the entire family with a complete exterior and interior facelift including a special project that pays homage to a loved family member and a giant outdoor checkerboard for the kids.
A Cabin for the YMCA
The Kennebec Valley YMCA in Augusta, Maine, needs a new play structure, and the Cabin Masters know just the crew for the job. In addition, Ryan decides it's time to build the workshop that Chase Morrill has always wanted. With winter fast approaching and no budget for either project, the team works feverishly to finish the play cabin for the YMCA and the workshop for Chase before everything freezes over.
If there's one thing both Chase Morrill and his brother-in-law, Ryan, love besides renovating cabins, it's beer. When they learn that the owner of their latest cabin project works at Allagash Brewing Company, they're excited to check out the brewery for inspiration as they turn the weekend getaway into a three-season home away from home. Located on the shore of Sabattus Pond, the cabin has a steep drop-off to the water, a front door in the wrong place, a kitchen that's too tiny and a unusable loft thanks to a low ceiling. Chase and the team brew up some incredible projects to reimagine the cabin footprint and use items from the brewery as well as custom pieces to transform it beyond their clients' wildest expectations.
Paws, Present and Future
Two animal lovers with a heart for rescuing dogs and cats call on Chase Morrill and his team to transform their West Gardiner cabin into a pet sanctuary. The crew works to bring modern-day amenities into a cabin that's over a century old while maintaining the rustic appeal that originally attracted the owners.
Doug, aka Santa, and his wife Lois inherited a 1,250-square-foot cabin that's been in her family since 1958. With no major renovations since the 1970s, Chase and the team are excited to perform a Christmas miracle and transform this cabin into a wonderland for the whole family to enjoy.
Chase and the team have their hands full transforming a family's treasured 1950s lobster shack into a cabin that will create a lifetime of memories for generations to come. They re-imagine the cabin's interior layout, preserve a cherished mural and add an exterior widow's walk on top of the new design.
It's a Cabin Masters conundrum as Chase and the team are challenged to take a former garage and turn it into a home that will comfortably accommodate six siblings and their 17 kids. They're up against the clock to convert the cramped camp into a real cabin the family can enjoy for years to come.
Hook, Line and Sinker
A couple buys a dilapidated cabin in Phillips, Maine, in hopes of keeping the area's fly-fishing traditions alive. Chase Morrill and his team pull out all the stops to fix a myriad of issues in just 11 weeks.
Stable Family Ties
Chase and the crew have their work cut out for them turning a vacation cabin that was originally a 1920s horse barn into a stable building for a large family. Drawing from the past as inspiration, the crew also wants to honor the owners' late parents in this emotional build.
Past, Present and Future
A couple's Belle Island camp has a long multi-generational history within their family spanning nearly 100 years. Their camp is an ongoing focus of family life and they are now ready to make its preservation their main priority. They call on the Cabin Masters to bring these historic buildings into the present and stand the test of time for the next generation.
The Honeymoon Suite
In a Maine Cabin Masters first, Chase and his creative crew help a newlywed couple take a questionable "wedding gift" and turn it into an alpine ski bungalow that would rival those found in the Swiss Alps. With $35,000 and no time limit, Chase and his team completely gut the camp and start from scratch to transform it from its current condition into the beautiful bungalow that the newlyweds will enjoy for generations to come.
The Twister Camp
A couple calls on the Cabin Masters to help save their mountain camp that was leveled by a tornado. With an emphasis on outdoor entertaining, Chase and his team add an open second floor and the desired finishing touches to the camp as they race to wrap it up before the first snow falls.
A Legacy Preserved
The Cabin Masters pay tribute to an entomologist and late matriarch of an amazing legacy in West Gardiner, Maine, by restoring two rustic cabins on her 113-acre Wakefield Wildlife Sanctuary. With a budget of $35,000, they restore the cabins by adding composting toilets, hand pumps to pull water from the nearby stream and propane heaters and cook stoves.
Golden Years Family Camp
After buying her parents' old summer camp in Bridgton, a mother calls on the Cabin Masters to help her completely renovate the home for her parents to retire in full-time. With a $40,000 budget and open timeline, Chase and his crew come in to transform this camp into the ideal retirement space where the grandparents can safely continue to enjoy their twilight years surrounded by their loving family.
Diamond in the Rough
After three women collectively buy a cabin they describe as "a diamond in the rough on a pretty lot," they are determined to prove the naysayers wrong and create the cabin of their dreams. With the help of Chase and the Maine Cabin Masters team, their dreams become reality and their "diamond in the rough" becomes a cherished gem and family gathering spot!
In a Cabin Master first, Chase and the crew are tasked with a relocation and land manifestation of a family Yurt on an island on Togus Pond. With a budget of $15,000 and five weeks to complete the job, Chase and the team enter uncharted (and nearly frozen) waters, knowing they will have to move quickly to beat the oncoming ice and snow so they can have the yurt ready for the family to drop their fishing lines in the frozen pond.
A Dream Come True
A couple with five children calls on the Cabin Masters to take their newly purchased camp on David Pond and turn it into a family vacation cabin that will serve as a central part of their lives for generations to come. Chase and his team are poised to take this blank canvas and create a work of art that includes beautiful pine walls and ceilings and additional sleeping space for the growing family.
The Dixie Dog Den
The Cabin Masters team helps their own Matthew Dix restore his grandfather's old shed to its former glory. With $25,000 of family money, an open deadline and grandma waiting impatiently next door, "Dixie" and the Cabin Masters visit every chance they get to check on grandma and put hammer to nails to restore the decrepit cabin.
A Cabin in Training
A couple purchased a quaint cabin with an accompanying railroad caboose. Chase and the team transform both spaces to create a camp by enlarging the main cabin with more sleeping space, indoor plumbing and an updated kitchen, while the caboose provides more bunk space and storage.
A Lobster Legacy Shack
A couple inherited their quaint cabin from his grandfather, who originally built the cabin by hand in 1978. With a newly built wharf that provides a stable foundation, Chase and his team focus on transforming the former fish and lobster shack into a fun family cabin.
Call of The Loon
Sitting on the shores of Moosehead Lake, the cabin known as the "Call of The Loon" has been reacquired by the original builder's great-granddaughter. Chase and the team update the amenities and add a second story to accommodate the large family.
Teaching an Old Cabin New Tricks
For the past 20 years, a family has created lasting memories of their cabin overlooking Harpswell Sound, but the cabin is in need of some work to see the next 20 years and beyond. Chase and the team jack and level the cabin and expand it to accommodate the next generation of the family.
A Multi-Family Affair
A couple found an isolated cabin and fell in love with idea of owning and restoring it. Chase and the team have their hands full trying to repair and restore this diamond in the rough that's only accessible by hiking or by boating across the lake.
Passport to Greenville
A couple fell in love with the stunning views of Greenville Junction, Maine, but the cabin they purchased is in need of some serious work to make it livable year-round for their extended family. Chase and the team open up the floor plan to create a working bathroom and kitchen as well as additional sleeping space.
It Takes a Village
Founded in 1935, Agassiz Village has provided underprivileged and at-risk kids an opportunity to experience a camp surrounded by the beauty of Maine. Chase and his team take on the big project with a small budget to help the camp with the support of the community.
An early 1900s cabin that's intimately tied to Maine's history and legacy puts Chase and the team to the test as they try to re-create its original look and feel.
Retro-fit for the Whole Family
A couple found their own slice of heaven overlooking Lake Annabessacook, only to find out it needed more work than they could provide. Chase and the team take it out of its current 1950's decor and update it with modern touches with some special projects up their sleeves.
After relocating back to Maine, a family of five has been cramped in their small cabin on a peninsula overlooking Great Pond. Chase and the team want to expand the footprint of their home, but they must work fast to finish the restoration before winter.
An Uphill Battle
Lifelong Mainers bought their Belgrade cabin in 1987 and have maintained it over the years, but the list of needed repairs continues to grow. Chase and the team give the camp much-needed life by rebuilding its front wall and replacing the heating system.
A Home for the Cabin Masters
Chase and the team jump at the opportunity to buy a friend's 100-year-old farmhouse in Manchester, ME, and transform it into their headquarters. They plan to create a showroom, offices and a special space where Ashley can design and create custom pieces.
A man and his fiance would like to see their rustic camping cabin without plumbing transformed into a place they can entertain, use the bathroom indoors and enjoy multiple seasons. Additionally, they'd like to pay homage to their funeral home business.
A Dream Come True
A family of four from Florida is living in their dream home on a scenic Maine lake. But from the kitchen to the rafters, it's in need of some serious renovations to withstand the winter months and really work for them. Chase and his team are up to the task.
Cabin Masters to the Rescue
A couple started building a small cabin after inheriting 97 acres in Manchester, Maine, but his health issues are making the job difficult. They call on Chase and the team to finish the project so they can enjoy it with their children and grandchildren.
A Cabin For the Whole Family
A man calls on the Cabin Masters to repair and renovate his family cabin in Pickerel Pond, Maine. He hopes to get a screened-in porch where he can enjoy the surroundings with his grandchildren, and the team must act quickly before winter arrives.
Keeping the Dreams Alive
Chase and the team are challenged to renovate a family's cabin that's fallen into major disrepair in Winthrop, ME. They must navigate a treacherous hillside to stabilize the camp and make necessary repairs so the family can enjoy it for another 42 years.
The Shaw Camp Re-Imagination
A couple finds a cabin that has been untouched for years on the beautiful shore of Messalonskee Lake in Sidney. With an interior that's in a state of vintage hibernation, Chase and the team upgrade the property while maintaining its rustic beauty.
A Cabin for Future Generations
A woman and her siblings can't keep up with their family cabin's mounting repairs on Little Sebago Lake, Maine. Chase and the team step in to rework its floor plan, create space for their families and make it more accessible for the older generation.
A Changing of the Guard's Camp
A couple recently inherited the cabin where he spent summers in Vassalboro, ME, and it needs major repairs. In a show first, the team must tear down the entire structure to the foundation and recreate a dream cabin to accommodate the entire family.
Preserving a Passion That's "In-Tents"
A couple shares a passion for their East Pond camp, but the cabin is so small that their daughter sleeps in a tent on the porch. They call on Chase and the Cabin Masters to expand the camp, hoping to preserve it for generations to come.
Peace, Love and a Fallen Pine Tree
When a winter storm and a fallen tree threaten to destroy a family's Bear Pond property, Chase and the Cabin Masters come to the rescue, preserving the camp's oddities and adding space for the soon-arriving next generation.
The Old Fishing Camp
Two sisters have created countless memories at their Clary Lake property. Chase and the Cabin Masters team deliver some much-needed TLC to restore this well-loved and well-lived in camp to good health.
The Eyesore by the Shore
A couple owns the most-recognized camp on Lake Cobbosseeconntee, but it's a fame they'd rather do without. This eyesore is about to fall into the water, and the Cabin Masters have agreed to rescue this family's camp and restore their good name.
New Wife, New Cabin Life
Two newlyweds call on the Cabin Masters to expand the 1957 Great Pond cabin they inherited. Now that their family includes three children, their spouses and six grandchildren, these newlyweds need more space and some upgrades to comfortably fit.
A Very Scary Camp
This family cabin in Mount Vernon is an author's favorite place to write horror novels, but it contains only the bare minimums. He hopes that the Cabin Masters can improve the camp's livability, double its size and preserve its rustic charm.
Buttoned-Up and Bug-Free Legacy
Thirty years after a couple purchased their first lakeside home, their growing family needs more space than the 100-year-old camp can provide. The Cabin Masters help these new grandparents create a home where they can watch their grandkids grow up.
It Takes a Village of People
Chase and Ashley rally the Cabin Masters to help their childhood summer camp by building a new arts and crafts building. With no budget for the project, the Cabin Masters get help from the community to finish the build before the winter snow.
200-Year-Old Boathouse Revival
A family wants to turn their boathouse-turned-cabin into a summer retreat. With the camp located directly on the water, the Cabin Masters will have to figure out how to reinforce it, address uneven walls and create more space for this family of four.
2 Bathrooms, No Bedroom
After purchasing land in 2006, a man set out to construct a cabin within 72 hours! The resulting camp is lacking bedrooms, so the Cabin Masters create a main bedroom, sleeping areas and separate bathrooms so he and his wife can enjoy their golden years.
Lobster Shack Scramble
A man who dreamed of owning an oceanfront cabin buys an abandoned lobster shack that's fallen into disrepair. With a tight deadline and $50,000 budget, the team must work fast to create a vibrant new living space and build new docks for easy access.
A New Cabin Legacy
A family buys a 30-year-old gambrel garage with an apartment on the second floor, but the property is too small and outdated. Chase and his team face cold and slippery winter conditions to convert the garage into a living space before summer arrives.
Rivalry at the Chadwick Cabin
The heat is on when the Cabin Masters tackle a family's 1906 cabin and become divided over a high school rivalry. With a tight eight-week deadline, the team must fix a rotting ceiling, update the interior and create a custom outdoor bar and fire pit.
A Cabin Tribute to Mimi Eva
The crew restores a cabin once owned by actress Bette Davis for Chase's wife, Sarah, as a tribute to her late mom. With a $40,000 budget and only 12 weeks, the team races to update the interior with a new kitchen, bigger windows and Chase's design style.
Family Cabin Reclaimed
A family that has owned land in Maine for over 100 years repurchases land they had to sell previously and calls on the Cabin Masters to refurbish an abandoned property. The team creates a new bathroom, bedroom and yoga space and add landscaping outside.
Refreshing the Cooper Cottage
The Cooper family has visited the cottage their grandfather built in the 1970s for years, but now it's time for a refresh. Chase and the team update the interior kitchen and bedrooms, build safer access to the loft and remove an inflammable apple shed.
The Manchester Post Office
The Cabin Masters convert the first post office ever built in Manchester, Maine, into an off-the-grid cabin. With $25,000 and an eight-week timeline, the team works to preserve the property's history while finishing the build on time and on budget.
A Cabin Built by Bampy
The team honors grandfather "Bampy" Hersom's memory by continuing renovations on his cabin and creating a bigger bathroom and kitchen. When a plumber digs up a rotted out septic system, the project becomes more complicated than they expected.
The Foster's Re-Renovation
The team takes on a family's 1800s cabin that has a personal connection to Chase and Ashley: It was previously renovated by their dad, Eric. They follow his lead by refurbishing the landscape, adding a bathroom and making better use of the space.
Updating a Lincolnville Lakeview
A family enlists Chase and the team to update their 30-year-old cabin, bunkhouse and boat house in Lincolnville, Maine. The team faces surprises around every corner as they race to finish the renovations in time for the family to enjoy the summer.
A Cabin and a Stream
The Cabin Masters step in to rescue a family's camp that's sinking due to the stream running underneath it. With $60,000 and a tight timeline, the team must work quickly to winterize and lift the structure.
Revamping the Cook's Beach Camp
The Cabin Masters tackle a cabin and bunkhouse that have been rotting for 30 years on Cook's Beach. With a 12-week timeline and a $50,000 budget for both structures, the team must design on a dime to transform the property by the deadline.
Camp 'Contee Going Up!
The Cabin Masters remodel a 1960s cabin that needs more living space, but there's a catch: They can't build outside of the original footprint. A tight budget, sheets of metal slipping off the roof and a downed electrical mast keep the team on their toes.
A Container Conversion
A family purchases land on Sebec Lake and acquires an old shipping container they hope the team can transform into their dream cabin. The crew is challenged by the metal walls as they tackle the build offsite before transporting it to its forever home.
A Medieval Maine Makeover
The Cabin Masters are summoned to the medieval roleplaying community of Burgundar to repair their market, fire pit, and gathering inn. A ferocious rainstorm and winter weather threaten to thwart the team's grand plans for the camp.
A Blank Slate Build for Mom
The McQuaids want to build a new cabin for their family's matriarch across from their own cabin on David Pond. It's truly a blank slate for the Cabin Masters, who work to design a camp that can be her home away from home for years to come.
Seize the Daylight Basement
The Rooney family loves spending their summer with relatives and friends on Great Pond. But their camp has two major issues: It's too small, and it's so dark when they’re inside, they can barely tell they’re on a lake!
The New Old Camp
A sudden severe thunderstorm destroyed a family’s beloved camp, but they’re ready to rebuild. The Maine Cabin Masters hope to grant them a miracle in the wreckage, with a bigger bathroom and a sunroom that feels connected to the rest of the house.
Give a Dog a Camp
A man who recently inherited his dad's winter retreat wants to honor his father's memory while making the camp comfortable for year-round living for his family with a bigger bathroom, more inside light, a four-season porch, and space for their corgis.
Summer Camp Comfort
The YMCA Camp of Maine has a wish list for the Maine Cabin Masters: more bathrooms, a bunkhouse, a chicken coop and a grill area. The team will work with a limited budget through the coldest days of winter to complete the builds before the summer.
A Cabin for Karly
Kristin's family has owned this cabin for five generations, but now would like to add on to the kitchen and raise the roof -- literally -- to comfortably fit her husband and son, and add more space for their daughter to enjoy the space with ease.
New Cabin in Tree, Two, One
The Wheeler family enlists the help of the Cabin Masters to renovate their old cabin so it fits their growing kids. The crew removes a dead tree that threatens to fall on the property at any moment.
Chase, Ashley, and Ryan meet with the student representatives for the Maine Outing Club, an organization at the University of Maine. The Cabin Masters agree to help spruce up an old bunkhouse where students ski, snowboard and study.
I Get by With the Help of Froggy Friends
A woman's husband suddenly passed away before finishing their family cabin. Chase and the Cabin Masters team up with some green friends to make this family's perfect summer cabin dreams come true.
Camp Lucky Seven
In the 1960s, seven friends equally split ownership of a rugged hunting cabin in northern Maine. Now a group of brothers who've inherited the camp from their father and his friends enlist the Cabin Masters to restore it and preserve its legacy.
Mow the House Down
A couple's recently purchased camp is a total tear down. Luckily, their old friend Ashley Morrill knows some people in the cabin building business. Chase and the Maine Cabin Masters get to work creating a cabin fit for fun.
A Penobscot Nation Preservation
A Penobscot tribe member summons the Maine Cabin Masters for needed upgrades to her cabin. They have to work fast to beat the start of moose hunting season, and respectfully, to honor the land and Penobscot culture.
Camp Over Troubled Waters
When a family finds their camp flooded when they returned after winter, they call on the Maine Cabin Masters for help. As the Cabin Masters pull back what remains of the floor, problems compound as they find powder post beetles, dry rot and more.
Outdoor Accessibility for Everyone
The Adaptive Outdoor Education Center (AOEC) is looking to use their pond by creating a trail and elevated clubhouse overlooking the water. The Cabin Masters must apply ADA compliant techniques to ensure that the path and structure are accessible for all.
Form, Function and Fun on Flying Pond
A family loves their cozy, hilltop camp even though it lacks some basic amenities that make year-round visits difficult. The Cabin Masters employ all their skills to transform this unfinished gem from driveway to dock.
Hidden Trolley Family Camp
A family wants to turn their worn and cozy fishing getaway (built upon a trolley frame in the early 1940s) into a modern vacation retreat. The Cabin Masters come to their aid with a massive expansion, raising the roof and combating big plumbing problems.