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Barnwood w/ bark inlay..Coffee Table/End Table Set

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Project by Teresa Mellon posted 12-24-2012 05:36 PM 2778 views 8 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some friends gave me some very old barnwood (a true 1”x12”). I didn’t have a pattern, but rather an idea of what I wanted these to look like. I ripped the top pieces into narrow strips and created a herringbone pattern, but also wanted to incorporate the bark somewhere in the tables…...and this is the end product. I shot 2 coats of Polycrylic on them which really brought out the character and colors of the old circular sawn lumber. I accented them with the cast iron rusty stars and drawer pull.

-- Twisted T's Creations





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Dale

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#1 posted 12-24-2012 06:09 PM

Those are very nice, what a great use of barn wood. Love the rustic look.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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Jerry541

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 06:24 PM

Nice Job T!! Your work gets mor interesting and complex every year. Keep up the great work.

-- Jerry541

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 12-24-2012 06:27 PM

Great use of reclaimed wood and rusty stars, they go together well.
Unique use of the bark to accent the saw patern.
We don’t have any of that white stuff around here to show off our projects. (snickers)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 06:34 PM

Cool tables they really have that rustic charm.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mike

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 06:52 PM

Nice barnwood tables! I love working with that old lumber. Lots of history there!

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 06:52 PM

Nice job. Good use of the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 07:55 PM

Nice design and craftsmanship. Really like the rustic appearance.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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StephenSchaad

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 08:15 PM

DANG, THAT’S COOL!!!!! Nice work!!!

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Brandon2012

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#9 posted 12-24-2012 09:20 PM

Nice touch with the Bark.

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jaykaypur

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#10 posted 12-25-2012 12:16 AM

You did that barn would justice! They are beautiful and I love the bark inlay you did on the top. Again, very very eye-catching appeal. Man these pieces are NICE!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 12-25-2012 02:01 AM

Nice design and very cool how you created the herringbone effect. The bark inlay is a nice touch as well.

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

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pintodeluxe

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#12 posted 12-25-2012 03:29 AM

Non-woodworkers must think we are pretty wierd inlaying stone, bark, or metal into wood.
I get it.
I like it.
Job well done!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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whitebeast88

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#13 posted 12-25-2012 04:36 AM

very nice job.looks awesome.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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inchanga

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#14 posted 12-25-2012 12:03 PM

These are the sort of pieces wood lovers just have to touch. Really nice job

-- chris, north wales http://salemchapelfurniture.co.uk/

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david38

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#15 posted 12-25-2012 01:55 PM

looks great

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