Bedside table, from old barn siding

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Project by bandit571 posted 383 days ago 841 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a small stash of old Double Dutch 4 siding from a barn. Wife wanted a small end table for beside the bed. Legs were ripped down from a 2×10 on hand. Hand cut mortise and tenon joints. Top is 18” by 21”, and sits 22” off the floor. Nice weekend project. Finish is poly with just a hint of BLO added for colour. Last photo shows some of the stash.

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#1 posted 382 days ago

Nice looking table. The old wood really makes it pop

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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#2 posted 382 days ago

A very nice bedside table from the wood that protected the hay loft!
Though sleeping surely wasn’t the only thing to happen in the loft!!! ;^0

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 382 days ago

Turned out splendid!
Love the color of the top.

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#4 posted 379 days ago

It looks great, giving new life to the old bard wood. Great job!

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