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This is another barnwood project,the lady that purchased the wine hutch wanted some place to hide the sneakers instead of tripping over them.I have lots more of that wood so i guess I will do some more rustic stuff
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#1 posted 01-17-2013 08:40 PM
Great chest, the wood has great characterMust be nice to work withJamie
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
#2 posted 01-17-2013 08:46 PM
Thanks Jamie,Yes I have lots of it ,I was able to salvage a old machine shed and got lots of it b4 they burned the pile.Lots of nails to pull but it is that or marshmellows
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#3 posted 01-17-2013 09:40 PM
great looking cabinet,it turned out nice.
#4 posted 01-17-2013 09:48 PM
I love taking old stuff and creating something out of it for sure. After Im doer then that’s when i draw a plan for next tine around
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#5 posted 01-18-2013 12:37 AM
Looks really good Gramps. Nice way to save some good ole wood
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#6 posted 01-18-2013 01:28 AM
That is a nice build. There is a way to “age ” those cut edges to match the weathered wood but I just can’t remember where I saw it. Maybe someone else will chime in that remembers.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#7 posted 01-18-2013 02:38 AM
I was going to consider taking some dark grey stain and hit it but the lady that bought it is satisfied so that’s all that counts
#8 posted 01-18-2013 02:39 AM
Roger from Ky thanks alot.I enjoy saving
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#9 posted 01-18-2013 08:12 AM
My wife need one to put clean cloth before ironong! Thanks for idea.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#10 posted 01-18-2013 02:36 PM
Great looking trunk
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#11 posted 01-18-2013 02:39 PM
Really like the look of it. Has a great build and great salvage of the wood. Way to go!
#12 posted 01-18-2013 03:56 PM
If I can salvage wood Ill always make something with it. I do lots of large scale birdhouses also with it..I cut them into square logs and build
#13 posted 01-18-2013 03:57 PM
here is example of the houses
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#14 posted 01-18-2013 05:39 PM
Whoa! THat’s like a bird penthouse. Very cool!
And the chest is great – I’ll bet the wood is very stable.
-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA
#15 posted 01-18-2013 06:19 PM
s Mike. I think I built and sold 15 last summer I still have a large one left
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