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Project by oxyoke posted 12-28-2011 04:12 AM 756 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This barns is a model of my dads barn where i grew up.THE original barn will be torn down soon as the farm was sold a few years ago.dad spent 70 of his 74 years on this farm.he had a teer in his eye when I finished it. I used extra oak and ash lumber had saved from other projects. thanks for looking.

-- Bill Byron Center MI





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devann

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 04:18 AM

Nice looking barn. Cool project to do for your dad.

Welcome to LJs Bill.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 04:55 AM

Great job a wonderful barn.

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 05:45 AM

Just terrific work…..this is what it is all about..wow…wonderful story and work on this. This is a definite favorite of the night. Thanks for the post!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 05:53 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 12-29-2011 04:16 AM

Great job! Salvege some wood from the old barn and build some keepsakes from it. I’m still building stuff from my dad’s barn. It means a lot to the family. See my projects for my granddaughter’s Bryer Horse barn built from her great grandfather’s barn wood. She and her mom treasure it and that would have made my dad very happy.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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GrandpaLen

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#6 posted 06-30-2012 05:10 PM

Bill,

Being born and raised in the Central Michigan area on a Dairy farm, I recognize this style barn from my younger years.

You put some major work and hours into this post and beam construction reproduction, it’s a wonderful project and a real memory inducer.

Pleasure to met another Michigander farmboy here on LJs Site.

Thanks for sharing. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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oxyoke

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#7 posted 07-22-2012 03:35 AM

thanks for looking and commenting grandpa len.growing up on a farm just dont get no better in my opinion.

-- Bill Byron Center MI

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