Monday, March 7, 2016

Rustic, Barnwood Hall Tree

If you sell, you must build.  And sell I have been doing, which is great!  And building is what I have been doing, which is also good.  But, I seem to be staying only one short step ahead of the game.  And so for the last month I have been selling items over the weekend, usually on Sundays and then I do the mad dash build on Sunday nights.

During the week I have been focusing on smaller things for my upcoming show.  That needs to change.  Anyway, this is what I built last night, a rustic, barnwood hall tree.
hall tree, rustic, barnwood, reclaimed wood, hooks, organization, bench, shelf, http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/03/rustic-barnwood-hall-tree.html

And I did not stop to give you a tutorial and I took pictures of it in my mudroom on the small wall between my coat closet and half bath.
rustic, barnwood, barn dor, hall tree, coat hooks, http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/03/rustic-barnwood-hall-tree.html
But, here it is, none the less.  I started by joining three pieces of 6' lighter weight barnwood for the back.  I added a cross bar piece of wood across the bottom of the boards on the back and a very rustic cross piece on the front.  I added rusted hooks to the front piece and found a board for a shelf.  The shelf board didn't even have to be cut--it was the perfect size!
coat hook, rust, rustic hall tree, shelf, http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/03/rustic-barnwood-hall-tree.html
I made the bench part from some hefty barnwood pieces and then I attached it to the back piece.
rustic hall tree, barn door, barnwood, coat hook, storage, http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/03/rustic-barnwood-hall-tree.html
I cut a board at a 30 degree angle to use diagonally on the front to make it look like a barn door. A coat of clear polyacrylic finish completed this rustic hall tree.
rustic hall tree, barnwood, barn door, build it, DIY, http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2016/03/rustic-barnwood-hall-tree.html
Now to go build some more big pieces so I can hopefully get a wee bit farther ahead!

6 comments:

  1. Absolutely Love this Build! Ii can't wait for your next projects and I love that they aren't super complicated...maybe something I can do! thank you Becky - you are awesome!! and hey I love the little stuff too!

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  2. I love, love, love this! The barn door look. The wood it's made out of. The functionality of it. Every little thing. It's amazing. I need one. Where can I get my hands on some cool wood like that? Great job Becky.

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    1. Thank you Deb. Look in your newspaper for barnwood, ask around, look for barns falling down.

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  3. What a beautiful piece, you did an amazing job. I would love something like that at my door.

    Have a great week, Kelly.

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    1. Thank you Kelly it is an easy build and fun to make!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!

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