Bench Made of Antique Door

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Project by envirosponsible posted 2364 days ago 10384 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a bench that I made out of an antique door. It was pretty easy since I made all the cuts on a table saw. I rubbed some mineral oil on it to give it a nice finish and hung some antique horse hames on the front for a holiday decoration.

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#1 posted 2364 days ago

Excellent and creative use of an old door. Cool project.

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#2 posted 2364 days ago

Looks pretty cool.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 2364 days ago

Again a pretty unique piece.

Out of curiosity why did you use a mineral oil finish? This is somewhat unusual in that normally this is used for projects that come in contact with food.

The one thought that comes to mind, as your company’s name implies, is that you might be concerned about the voc content of other finishes.

Thanks for the post.

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#4 posted 2364 days ago

Nice bench – I really think that was creative use of some old doors.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 2364 days ago

why look at that!
very unique.

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#6 posted 2364 days ago

Looks like a church pew. Glad to see the recycling.

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