Bark House
Poplar tree bark siding on exterior of residence in Linville North Carolina



Decorative bark shingles transitions from exterior siding to interior wall covering treatments




Sustainable Bark Siding, Rustic Wall Paneling, and Modern 3D Textures

The Bark House® handcrafts stunning wall coverings for interior and exterior design solutions.  Ideal for architects, green home builders, commercial developers and luxury home buyers alike.  Made from recycled tree bark, our products express our rich heritage of artisanal craftsmanship and form an authentic connection between nature, individuals, and the built environment – both residential and commercial.  They make a legacy statement.

Our designers strive to create products that are innovative and relevant to today, while also refined and timeless.  Our 3D panels, bark shingles, siding, veneer laminates, live edge slabs, and fencing options are beautiful and lasting. As an example, our exterior poplar siding just became the first ever Cradle to Cradle Certified™ PLATINUM product.

Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM is a certification mark licensed by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.



Poplar Bark Shingles

Bark House® Poplar Bark Shingles create a stunning, rustic design that also protects the adorned structure. Plus, they are maintenance free!

Bark House wins 2016 Architectural Record Products Award

Poplar Bark Panels

Bark House® Poplar Panels are among the most high-end decorative paneling available. Perfect for interior or exterior designs!


Bark Veneer Laminates

Our Bark Veneer Laminates are made using birch, cherry, and, pine tree bark. They are sure to beautify any wall, ceiling, or surface!


Live Edge Slabs

Made using local, Appalachian bark species, Bark House® Live Edge Slabs can be transformed into rustic furniture or any unique creation!


Designer Bark for the Local Economy and Global Environment

Highland Craftsmen was co-founded in 1990 by North Carolina natives, Marty and Christie McCurry.  Inspired by nature’s design, our work celebrates RAWTM (Recycled Appalachian Wood Waste) materials.  With a new industry, jobs were created that fit both the culture and the economy of this community, and we take pride in knowing that what we do has a low impact on the environment.  Highland Craftsmen Inc has earned a rare spot on the B Corp Best for the World List, which recognizes companies that create the most impact for a better world – both for their community and for the environment.  With a methodology that celebrates pure nature, we look forward to many more years of striving for positive social and environmental impact while continuing to hand-craft the finest architectural products for our discerning clients worldwide.  The Bark House® brand verifies authenticity and can help you “find your pristine nature within”:

  • We honor the environment through thoughtful management, procurement, and refinement
  • We honor people by maintaining a proud heritage of quality workmanship
  • We build prosperity in our community

Quality and Sustainability: The Bark House® Marks of Distinction

logo-cutoutOur highest-quality standard is built upon three key elements:  process, product, and purpose.  At the culmination of these elements, fine craftsmanship is uniquely combined with certified sustainable manufacturing processes.  While our richly textured wall coverings adorn a selection of America’s most sought after real-estate, the core purpose of our company involves more than creating beautiful buildings; it is also about building community beautifully.  Assurance rests in the fact that we are the original designers and crafters of every bark product we sell.  We created this niche industry and have a 25 year history behind us.  Bark House® is proud to have earned the only Cradle to CradleTM Platinum Product Certification for siding.  This third-party certification verifies our commitment to providing sustainable products that are safe for humans, the environment, and future life cycles.  We are an awarded “Legacy C2C Company” with scores of customer and media testaments to follow.  Acknowledgment from peers and certifications from third-parties prove that we stand by our word!  Our company founders are stalwart purveyors of quality, ensuring the Bark House® Brand is the industry mark of distinction.  Our team is fully committed to delivering only the best, so that every touch point is an exceptional experience for you.

Beautiful Outside and Within

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest
makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something,
that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so
wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

Robert Lewis Stevenson