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Project by VonHagen2 posted 11-11-2015 12:44 PM 890 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend’s barn was destroyed in a tornado a few years back, and I salvaged as much of the wood as I could. I made several pieces of furniture out of the wood, which was said to be a hundred years old. As you can see, I left some of the original red paint in the wood. Just cuz I like it. I carved out the rose patterns, then painted them. Was just alot of fun to build it. And, gave me so much more room in the bedroom. I was able to remove two dressers.





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 11-11-2015 04:14 PM

Beautiful. Nice work, a piece to be proud of.

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#2 posted 11-11-2015 07:40 PM

A beautiful piece and it will be treasured.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#3 posted 11-11-2015 07:55 PM

Nice work. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 11-11-2015 08:12 PM

amazing piece, i love seeing recycled wood getting new life. GREAT JOB!!!

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HerbC

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#5 posted 11-11-2015 08:27 PM

Great design and execution. I like the reuse of the material from the destroyed barn. Out of disaster comes beauty.

Keep up the good work.

Be Careful!

Herb

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#6 posted 11-15-2015 05:14 AM

Very impressive, love the carving

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 10-11-2016 02:29 PM

Beautiful piece of furniture and has some history to go with it!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 10-11-2016 02:33 PM

Very awesome

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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