Secret Barnboard Cabinet

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Project by KelSnake posted 04-12-2015 03:09 AM 1442 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun build, and I do enjoy working with barnboard as it is already looking like an antique before I begin.

The fun detail with this cabinet is that there is no knob to grab on to in order to open the door.. Once you turn the door closer/lock how does one open the door?

On the back side of the cabinet you will find a special “push button” that will push the door out enough to release the door catch.

All in all a great fun project!

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~

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#1 posted 04-12-2015 12:22 PM

WHAT? That’s it? Flip open the latch and reach around the back to push a button???

Oh, Come on now. Even I could do that! :-)

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#2 posted 04-12-2015 03:07 PM

I love it!!! Barn wood, rustic, great proportions and the secret latch!


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#3 posted 04-13-2015 01:04 AM

LOL, ...see Joe, somebody loves it, haha

...Thanks RibsBrisket4me, you have good taste. ; )

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~

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#4 posted 04-18-2015 01:04 PM

Now you have my attention, I like this one as well.

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#5 posted 04-18-2015 01:40 PM

A very nice looking cabinet. I have never worked with barn wood yet.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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