old barn door turned outside shower wall / hall tree

April 22nd, 2009 in member junk     
TroyRash TroyRash, member
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finished project - i displayed as a hall tree - sold to customer who used it as a shower wall in a pool area
found old barn / garage door - complete with slide hardware at the top
washed and cleaned - sealed - then waxed -
love the color on this door - i left all the hardware and even the tin can patch -
i first displayed it with cowboy hats and totes at the beginning of the show and then changed the display later to the garden accents -
finished project - i displayed as a hall tree - sold to customer who used it as a shower wall in a pool area

finished project - i displayed as a hall tree - sold to customer who used it as a shower wall in a pool area


i found this old wood door in a trash pile - i think it was originally a sliding door on either a barn or garage - it still had the slide hardware at the top - i cleaned it and waxed it - i thought i finally had a use for the box of old outside faucets i had held onto and decided to use them as 'hooks' and mount them into the door. i mounted 3 faucets across the top and four across the middle - the first faucet on the left of the top row i drilled all the way through and attached it such that you could attach a water hose and use the faucet as an outside shower - we had an outside shower when i was growing up in the country - i sold this at the warrenton, texas show to a lady who did end up using it as a dividing wall in an outside pool shower area - she was quite pleased. and i loved the way it turned out. it got a lot of attention.


Pattern or design used: My own design
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Comments (11)

SantaClaus writes: How did I miss this idea? Awesome Posted: 5:53 am on November 7th
chacha5611 writes: omg...........luv it!!!!!! Posted: 8:49 pm on March 2nd
pofolksdecorator1 writes: THAT IS SO KOOL! annie Posted: 5:36 pm on July 26th
alicemom writes: Troy,
That is wonderful! What a lucky lady! You have a great creative spirit.
Smiles,
Alice Posted: 11:21 pm on April 22nd
oldnews writes: That's so neat that one faucet can actually be hooked up to water! How clever was that?? This is so original and very cool! Posted: 11:04 pm on April 22nd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Your collection of faucets are wonderful and now put to good use. Great job!
Candy Posted: 9:32 pm on April 22nd
georgiamoon writes: What a wonderful, versatile piece this is. No wonder it got a lot of attention...I could think of a million places to use it. Great project. Well done, Georgia Posted: 6:14 pm on April 22nd
fellowjunker writes: Troy,
You did an amazing job on this. I love it, and your use of the faucets as hooks is great!!! I have really enjoyed seeing the projects you have been posting!!!
xojanis Posted: 11:45 am on April 22nd
CottageElements writes: What an awesome door . . . love it!

Lani Posted: 11:23 am on April 22nd
suewhitney writes: Beautifully done! I love it.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:38 am on April 22nd
SnowmanHill writes: This is a great idea. I just love old doors, I have made lots of things with them. I have one in my living room, just leaned up against the wall with a wreath on it. DH isn't really fond of it, but I love it. Posted: 9:38 am on April 22nd
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