Repurosed Boot Bench Old House Shutters Cherry Top

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Project by JamesJMcFadden posted 04-21-2014 07:29 AM 2632 views 11 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am fascinated by old colonial house shutters. These were saved from the dumpster when a circa 1760 colonial was being renovated nearby. See photo #5 of the solid raised panel shutters still on the house. The end panel is a solid raised panel shutter cut down, then a louvered shutter, was laid horizontal, with the louvers removed for the front and back. The original shutter slide latch (look close in center) is left on. New cherry top.

-- Jim

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#1 posted 04-21-2014 10:33 AM

Nice bench. Just be leery of lead paint.

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#2 posted 04-21-2014 01:48 PM

nice work.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#3 posted 04-21-2014 02:10 PM

great idea and has a great look

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#4 posted 04-21-2014 03:42 PM

really nicely done

-- -Sam, in Wisconsin

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#5 posted 04-21-2014 07:28 PM

Nice find on the shutters, and a great looking bench.

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#6 posted 04-21-2014 07:35 PM

Wow that’s pretty slick! Great creativity!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#7 posted 04-21-2014 10:15 PM

Very cool. Awesome!

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