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Salvaged barn wood trestle table

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Project by DirkEdmund posted 05-01-2013 09:35 AM 3428 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This barn wood table is made from 110 year old lumber from a barn deconstruction near my shop in Michigan. The top is old growth pine, and the base is made of oak. Its a simple trestle table which was a fun project to make. I made a video you can check out on youtube of the construction. Thanks for looking!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfwn9o6nKnA
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Oldtool

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#1 posted 05-01-2013 10:50 AM

Great table, great video. I’m in the middle of a similar project, viewing this may prove helpful. Thanks for showing.

-- "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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TheeWoodShed

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#2 posted 05-01-2013 11:04 AM

Sweet looking table!!! Great job recycling wood!!! And made a useful treasure to last generations!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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garbonsai

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#3 posted 05-01-2013 12:46 PM

Aaannnddd favorited! I’ve managed to snag some very similar wood from a similar source, and a buddy of mine is getting married and buying a house here directly… I’ve been thinking about building him and his soon-to-be-wife a dining table. Thanks for the ideas and video!

-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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kizerpea

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#4 posted 05-01-2013 01:03 PM

Good job….welcome to LJs.

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Vicki

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#5 posted 05-01-2013 02:25 PM

Very Beautiful. You did an excellent job.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Mark

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#6 posted 05-01-2013 04:43 PM

Very nice Dirk. I have a bit of a soft spot for trestle tables. Very cool.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 05-01-2013 09:41 PM

very nice great table.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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eddie

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#8 posted 05-02-2013 12:30 AM

great looking table and loved the video

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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weav

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#9 posted 05-02-2013 12:53 AM

Very nice table. I have a BIG barn that is deteriorating. It has many beams and boards and a lot of siding that is waiting for the right projects. A couple of these tables would give me some more experience.
Thanks for the post and video.

-- jerry

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JoeBama

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#10 posted 05-02-2013 03:15 AM

Love the reclaimed. Love the walnut accents. Great video.

-- JoeBama, Madison, Al. jdharless57@knology.net

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firefighterontheside

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#11 posted 05-02-2013 03:20 AM

Looks nice. How did you install the bread board?

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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DirkEdmund

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#12 posted 05-02-2013 03:29 AM

Thanks Everyone for the great comments! The breadboard ends are just glued, and screwed. I filled the screw holes with some walnut plugs for contrast, and to compensate for lazy joinery methods!

-- DirkEdmundMichigan/www.dirkedmund.com

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#13 posted 05-02-2013 05:04 AM

Awesome job!

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#14 posted 05-02-2013 09:48 AM

Nice job on the table, welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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