Barn Wood Carpentry

Master Bath hook rack and shelf unit made with old barn wood.
Old barn wood is one of the most fun and aesthetically pleasing mediums to work with; as imperfections become assets and applications are almost infinite. When we cut holes in the barn across the street for windows two years ago and swapped out older doors for new, we stashed the wood in a shed for later use. Well, the future is now. Circular and table saws provided all the cuts necessary to make the following rustic pieces:

Sliding barn-style door used for master bath.
Dining alcove wall (done several years ago, utilizing different barn wood).

Master Bath hook rack and shelf unit made with old barn wood.
Built-in bathroom shelf.
Kitchen phone shelf.
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Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.