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Custom barn wood shadow box

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Project by Mike posted 01-21-2013 03:26 AM 1386 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned by the shop mgr. at work to build a box out of barn wood to display some kind of collection in. It has to be rustic yet elegant enough to hang in a prominent place his house. This is what I came up with. It’s all white oak from an old corn crib barn that was destined for the bonfire. I splined the corners with the same wood the box is made from. It measures 24×30 and is pretty hefty to move. I love the look of the old wood and the thought of holding a piece of local history in my hands. The finish is just boiled linseed oil. You all were right, this box building is getting addictive.

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





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#1 posted 01-21-2013 03:34 AM

Good looking shadow box.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 05:58 PM

Great looking. I agree on the old wood. Has personallity.

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

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