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Project by vpbarnwood posted 10-16-2013 08:36 PM 971 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first barn wood project

Here on my property there is an old barn that was built over 100 years ago and I decided instead of trying to repair it I would reclaim the wood to create one of a kind pieces. The barn is made of a combination of different kinds of wood as so many barns were made so long ago.
The antique hinges are hammer finished and the door handles are hand carved. The hutch is put together using handmade dowel pins, tongue and groove, and lap joints. I only used nails on the glass door and screws to hold the base together and the hinges.
Needless to say this beautiful Hutch is a unique one of a kind piece that is going to bring warmth and charm to any home.
36”Wide by 18”Deep by 76”High

-- Victor Plawski





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 10-17-2013 01:03 AM

beautiful,very nice work.

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 10-17-2013 01:10 AM

That’s one beautiful hutch, great looking project. I like the scrollwork in the middle section, very nice touch. This is going to become an heirloom for sure.

-- "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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#3 posted 10-17-2013 02:41 AM

Great use of the wood!

-- Greg Simon

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#4 posted 10-17-2013 12:50 PM

Very nice!! Welcome to LJ’s and thanks for posting.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 10-18-2013 08:07 PM

What can I say…other than Beautiful! Great job. Yes, I like the scrollwork too. It’s always wonderful to give that old wood a whole new life. Thanks for sharing you project with us.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#6 posted 10-18-2013 10:10 PM

that looks great

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Mike

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#7 posted 10-19-2013 05:14 PM

Gorgeous! Welcome to your new addiction! Barnwood is just so awesome to build with! A lot of work, but the results are amazing!

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

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#8 posted 10-22-2013 02:23 PM

Beautiful and well made hutch! Like the design especially the carved handles. Great use of barn wood and great finish. It will be enjoyed forever by the whole family. Great job! Looking forward to more barn wood projects.

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#9 posted 10-22-2013 02:27 PM

This is very attractive. This would look great in my brother’s cabin.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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