Counter top from reclaimed barn framing

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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 12-28-2015 02:05 AM 933 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Reclaimed this lumber from a barn we remodeled 5 years ago. Sometimes it pays to never throw anything away. Resawed 2×8s and milled the backs so they were flat, Sanded the faces to leave a lot of character. Customer did the install and finish, he did ok for a young man with small budget and lots of energy

-- JustplaneJeff

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#1 posted 12-28-2015 04:03 AM

Looks good. Used to use a LOT of barn wood for stuff I made….

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#2 posted 12-28-2015 04:11 PM

Nice job.

What grit did you sand down to, to leave the saw marks? I have a lot of barn wood and have some projects to use it on.

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#3 posted 12-29-2015 02:47 AM

roughed it out with 80 grit on a belt sander, finished up with 120 on a random orbit sander

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