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Project by JCamp posted 02-18-2017 10:54 PM 663 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

3-4 years ago I tore down an old junk barn that was on my property when I bought it and just piled the lumber up An forgot about it. It was all weathered rough cut so I didn’t have much use for it….. Then I bought a couple old hand planes.
When I brought these boards in from outside I let them dry for about a month then cleaned them all up An planed them down. They were in pretty nasty shape (see last picture). I initially wanted this to b a small gun rack but the boards weren’t wide enough. I hav drooled over summerfi’s saw till a lot so I decided to build mine own. It’s a little (way) over kill since I only hav 3 handsaws and it’ll hold 17 but I’m hopeful of collecting more as I go.
I like the way it turned out. I just gotta find a spot for it now

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 02-18-2017 10:58 PM

Well done.

i am a fan of reuse and rethink things; instead of the just throw away and then buy new idea of living.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Ron Aylor

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#2 posted 02-18-2017 11:35 PM

Kudos! Good job on cleaning up that old lumber.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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Blackberry

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 01:57 AM

I like the look, I’ll hang it in my shop while you look for a spot for it.

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Andre

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#4 posted 02-19-2017 06:30 AM

Nice looking Till, been over thinking the building of one for way too Long.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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woodcox

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#5 posted 02-19-2017 03:03 PM

Nice save and nothing is overkill. Nasty fetches a premium around here. Barn wood shop accoutrements for your old tools are popular themes. I like it!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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woodcut

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#6 posted 02-19-2017 09:54 PM

Looks great, functional, and room to grow…. Can’t beat that !!

-- Carl, Iowa

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JCamp

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#7 posted 02-20-2017 01:20 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. Next project will b a gun rack that matches

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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