Barnwood Entertainment Center

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Project by MadeinMT posted 12-30-2017 12:50 AM 586 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Entertainment center constructed of barn wood – fir I believe – obtained from a Montana neighbor of ours who has a number of very old barns on their property. The center panel is rusty corrugated steel from the same neighbor. Side panels are hand cut mortise-and-tenon but I also used simpler joining techniques like screws and plugs and metal brackets.

This barn wood is very touchy to finish – just about anything, including plain old polyurethane really darkens it. So I used Zinnser’s dewaxed shellac sanding sealer then amber shellac over that.

-- Ron, Montana

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#1 posted 12-30-2017 01:05 AM

Barnwood! WOW! Nice looking unit! You did a Nice Job on that one Ron!


-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#2 posted 12-30-2017 05:00 AM

nice ,very rustic,more pics though,i need to see more?

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 12-30-2017 02:38 PM

Wow! This is a very nice rustic entertainment center. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 12-31-2017 07:11 PM

I like that rustic barn style. Colours are so incredible.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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