Mosaic Wall Art
We fabricated another mosaic wall art piece using a variety of coloured and textured barn boards to create another one of a kind piece.
Conference Room Table
Barnboardstore.com was asked on short notice to put together a large conference room table for a high tech client in Toronto. We used thick ambrosia maple with a satin finish for the top and reclaimed 4x4 barn wind braces for the legs.
Modern Basement Reno - Barn Board Feature Wall
Barnboardstore.com supplied the boards for this stunning basement feature wall. Mixed, red, brown and grey were used to add some character and texture to the space. Total reno of the basement was done by www.rcdesignstudio.ca - they did an awesome job on the project - see their website for more pics
Flamed maple live edge coffee table
Barnboardstore.com just completed this live edge coffee table. We used flamed maple for the top and mid century modern hairpin legs and finished with in clear satin. 42 inches long, 22 inches wide and 18 inches high.
Decade Group Inc. feature wall
Barnboardstore.com was asked by Toronto Developer Decade Group to do a boardroom feature wall as well as this nook area with their logo and some overhead lighting, We used a mix of grey brown character wood for a nice effect.
We are often asked by photographers to provide material for backgrounds for photoshoots. We can provide grey, red and brown rustic boards to give the photography some interesting rustic backdrops. We have also fabricated larger panels for backgrounds as well.
Mid Century Modern Inspired Media Stands
Here are two new media stands available with mid century modern inspired curved edges, offset legs and colourful reclaimed barn board construction. The first piece is 18 inches tall, 40 inches long and 17 inches deep - perfect condo sized tv stand for $495. The second piece is 48 inches long, 30 inches tall and 16 inches deep for $650.00.
Reclaimed Barn Board Feature Wall
Another Barnboardstore.com reclaimed wood feature wall done - this was a medium/dark grey version that also discretely incorporated an access panel on it.
Large Boardroom Tables
Barnboardstore.com was asked by a business interior firm to create two large board room tables for a client. We used wormy maple with a satin polyurethane finish and added some nice raw steel legs. The tables are ten feet long by 42 inches wide.
Mixed Colour Barn Board Wall
We supplied the wood on this project to our talented friends at 1925 workbench. They created this unique rotating room divider for a residential property. It shows the impact of mixing red, brown and grey barn board can have when put together.
Collaborative Work Table
Brand image firm Projektor http://projektor.ca/ asked barnboardstore.com to create a large, bar height collaborative table for their cool space near Queen and Carlaw in Toronto. We used our thick wormy maple table material stained dark and put it on a modern, raw steel base fabricated by Hogtown Sheet Metal. Matching metal chairs complete the look.
Reclaimed Barn Board Vanity Top
Barnboardstore.com was asked to fabricate a vanity top from nice character barn board. We put it together and finished it for the client. Results look great in this nicely decorated powder room.
Live Edge Wormy Maple Dining Table
Barnboardstore.com put together this massive live edge wormy maple table for a local client. Satin polyurethane finish highlighted the interested character of the wood. Hogtown Sheet Metal fabricated the base with some nice raw steel tapered legs for a modern look.
Restaurants Canada Show Display
Barnboardstore.com was asked by Restaurants Canada to build their display booth for the restaurant industry show they run in Toronto. We fabricated a custom bar with a chalkboard top and several feature wall settings with larger and smaller walls with black trim and valences with lighting
Here is a great example of how one of barnboardstore.com can supply a customer with some reclaimed wood to add character to a stock piece from Ikea or any other source. A grey barn board top was added to this media centre to add some texture and visual interest to the piece
Kraft Canada Reclaimed Barn Board Feature Wall
We were asked by Kraft Canada to install some nice grey barn board in their head office in Don Mills. We installed the boards vertically and did a base trim and crown trim and wrapped the boards around the corner to create a nice clean look
Condo Sized Wormy Maple Dining Table
Here is a custom piece we did for a client who wanted a stylish dining table for 4 but needed something that did not take up a ton of space. We used a nice live edge wormy maple top mounted on a custom welded raw steel base.
100 Year Old Barn Board Coffee Table
Another coffee table done and available for sale - A nice rustic industrial piece that combines 100 year old barn board with a raw industrial look frame. Size is 21 x 42 inches for the top and 17 inches high. Perfect for condos. One only at just $425.
Harbour Hemlock Coffee Table
Just completed and available - fabricated using Harbour Hemlock. This old growth wood was found when excavation occurred on a new condo development on the Toronto Waterfront. Buried underground for decades, the minerals in the soil have penetrated the wood giving it a grey and blue colour.
Size of the table is 21 x 42 inches, 18 inches in height. It sits on a welded steel base finished in satin black. $650.
Property Brothers Episode 81 Season 4 - We were once again asked to help out the Property Brothers for an episode of their television show. This time, we provided reclaimed grey and brown barn board for an accent wall in the living room. The character wood provides a nice backdrop to the nicely decorated living area.
Black Belt World Canada Reception Desk - We colloborated with sonofawoodcutter.ca to create a nice reception desk for a new location. Reclaimed grey barn board was used for the facing and granary board stained and clear coated was used for the top piece. Check out http://www.taekwondo.ca/ for information on this Toronto based Martial Arts Academy
Fireplace feature walls - Here are a couple of nice examples of using a small amount of reclaimed barn board to add lots of character and impact to a room. These were customer DIY project completed over a weekend.
Walnut Slab turned into Coffee Table - We had this massive Walnut slab at the shop for sale and a customer asked us to turn it into a coffee table for a ski chalet. This was a challenging, fun project to work on and we were very happy with the result.
Barnboardstore.com goes Square - While we have been accepting credit card payments for a while using the Square system, it was time for an upgrade in the new shop. We ordered and installed a new Square Register which uses an Ipad as the brains of the system. We found a nice home for it at the shop and it works great for making client checkouts a breeze.
Rustic Bathroom Vanity - Barnboardstore.com was asked to fabricate a rustic bathroom vanity for a client using 2 inch thick hemlock floor boards and sawn barn beams. Below is the result, waiting for installation of a vessel sink on top and baskets for storage on the shelves.
Rustic Headboard - This is a custom headboard we made at a clients request that features warm brown barn board with the added touch of barn beam skins to resemble a barn door. Massive, rusty patina hinges were added to complete the look.
White Wash Headboards - Here are two recent headboard projects that incorporated a whitewash look. The first was a headboard we built for a client who then added an LED strip of lighting behind it. The later picture is a headboard a client built themselves using our barn board and then painted it white.
Barn Beam Coffee Table / Bench - A commercial client commissioned this piece to be made using two massive 12x12 hand hewn reclaimed barn beams. We bolted the two together, sanded the wood smooth and installed 4 locking wheels on it so it can be easily moved.
DIY Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - A customer came to the shop looking for some nice grey barn board to build a headboard that integrated some reading lights. We found the right boards for him and in no time he produced this great headboard.
Reclaimed Barn Beam Mantle Before and After - A client came to see us looking for a character barn beam for a mantle refacing project. We found them a nice, gnarly oak beam. It was carefully sanded and then stained / finished a chocolate brown colour as they requested.
Reclaimed Hemlock Shelving - These are custom shelves for a bathroom for a client. We used one inch thick hemlock flooring with lots of nice character saw marks. The boards were cut to size, sanded and coated with a clear polyurethane for appearance and protection
Reclaimed Barn Boad Headboard - This is a custom queen headboard fabricated for a client who wanted a nice mix of grey and brown barn board. It is a wall mount system that hangs using a french clete - easy install.
Reclaimed Barn Beam Mantle - Here is a nice reclaimed barn beam ready to be a mantle for a customer. They picked out this sawn beam for its nice character and mortise pockets. We have lots of different sizes and styles of mantles available at the shop
Skip Planed Red Barn Board
Not your typical barn board - this super cool board has been run through a planer to remove some but not all of the rich red colour - it also has been straight edged for ease of installation.
Big Daddy Walnut Coffee Table Slab- This one of a kind walnut slab is 5 ft long and varies from 24 to 36 inches. It will make an awesome oversized coffee table. Buy the slab as is or have us finish it for you. Cost is $595 as is for the slab.
Whitewash Headboard- Barnboardstore received a small amount of very interesting looking whitewashed / painted reclaimed barn board. A customer spotted this wood and asked us to make a custom headboard out of it. We had just enough material to make an interesting, beach inspired headboard.
Barnboardstore.com goes Concrete!??
Barnboardstore now has in stock concrete surface coffee tables. All are unique polished surfaces that look and feel amazing. Definitely a conversation piece.
- Piece 1 is Concrete top on reclaimed church pew oak 50 inches long, 24 inches wide and 16 inches high - price is $595.00
- Piece 2 is Terrazzo concrete (like your old high school floor) on mid century modern hairpin legs - cost is $495.00
- Piece 3 is Concrete top on an antique wooden crate - cost is $545.00
Reclaimed Barn Board Wall Art- One of a kind reclaimed barn board wall art piece. Made using mulitple pieces of 100 plus year old barn board carefully put together in a unique pattern Size is 24 inches tall and 50 inches wide. Will make a great conversation piece in any room. Available at $225.
Mosaic Bar Front- Barnboardstore.com was asked to reface a counter for King Slice Pizza (http://www.kingslice.ca/ ) - we fabricated this using a variety of reclaimed brown barn board pieces. We focused on providing depth changes and visual interest at the customer's request.
New Shop Pics - Barnboardstore.com has officially moved into its new home at 19 Waterman Avenue Unit #8. As we have grown significantly, we will still be using the old shop for additional warehouse space. We now have lots of room to show some finished products available for sale as well as the biggest selection of reclaimed wood in Toronto!
Reclaimed Craggle Top Shelving - Here is a pair of shelves custom made for a client. This is our signature craggle top reclaimed barn floor board material. Tons of character on these old, 2 inch thick hemlock boards
Reclaimed Barn Board Coffee Table - This is another custom project for a client that wanted a darker finish on a barn board coffee table. The boards were put on a tube steel satin black frame.
Reclaimed Barn Board Hall / Liquor Cabinet - This interesting piece is fabricated with classic grey barn board with steel accents. It is 27 inches wide, 12 inches deep and 33 inches high. Perfect for a hall entrance or for liquor storage.
Wilbur Mexicana Restaurant - This new restaurant in Toronto asked us to build all of their dining tables including the massive 12 ft long table shown below. We used 2 inch thick rustic barn floor boards finished with epoxy resin and polyurethane for durability. Check out http://wilburmexicana.com/
Kitchen Island Extension - A client asked us to fabricate a small extension for their kitchen island to provide and eating surface. We selected some one inch thick, wide reclaimed granary board and finished it using epoxy and polyurethane. This maintained the nice character of the wood but allows it to be easily cleaned.
DIY Headboard - we helped a customer pick out some nice grey barn board for a headboard project and even ripped a few boards at the shop to help out. A few days later the project is complete with very nice results
More feature walls - we are doing lots of feature wall installs lately. Here are two examples we just finished - both incorporated wall hung televisions where we concealed the wires behind the barn board for a clean look. We can supply the wood for feature walls or do full installations.
Craggle Top Bench on Box Steel Base - barnboardstore.com collaborated with Hogtown Sheet Metal to ceate this interesting character bench. Hogtown put together a cool rustic box steel base and we finished it off with a wide piece of hemlock barn floor board - available for sale in the Reclaimed Wood Products page
Barn Board Media Stand - a customer requested a media stand to be made completely from reclaimed silver and grey barn board. We took the specific dimensions from client and fabricated it within a few days of their request. The stand has to accommodate some speakers on the bottom shelf, a TV on top and some media components in the middle. Note that all fresh cut ends have been covered with barn board so the entire piece is silver/grey in appearance.
Mosaic Queen Sized Headboard - Fresh off the workbench is the most interesting headboard we have created to date - we used all different varieties of reclaimed barn board we had in the shop to pull together this queen sized wall mount headboard. Grey, brown, faded red and black were used in a random pattern. The headboard mounts to the wall with a french clete system. The headboard is available for sale - email if interested. We also make custom headboards of any size and colours, including grey, brown, mixed, red - you can pick the boards out at the shop.
Lazy Daisy's Cafe signage - This restaurant came to us looking for some good quality barn board for redoing their outdoor signage and entranceway. We came through with some nice consistent boards all from the same barn and the results are quite nice. For a great breakfast, lunch, brunch, check out http://www.lazydaisyscafe.ca/ at 1515 Gerrard St. East in Toronto.
Massive Delivery - we just received one of the biggest deliveries ever of premium grey barn board. Widths are about 9-10 inches, thickness one inch, lengths from 4 to 15 ft - very nice grey colour with brown on the ends. Still working on organizing all this great wood - good thing we built some new rolling carts!
DIY headboard - a barnboardstore.com customer wanted to make their own headboard using some nice grey barn board. A window above restricted the size of the headboard so they fastened the boards to the wall directly below it with nice results.
Barn Board Growth Rulers - a customer came in a while back looking for some interesting barn boards to make some family growth rulers. We picked out some cool boards and the customer did an amazing job creating these family keepsakes.
Fireplace Feature Wall - a customer came in to the shop looking to add some character wood to their living room space. Together we picked out some interesting reclaimed barn board for a feature wall. Just a few days later, he forwarded a picture of the results. Note the bit of faded red on a few of the barn boards - looks great in this modern space.
Reclaimed Barn Board Feature Walls - This Toronto area project involved mixing both grey and brown coloured barn board for a nice warm, character look on two separate walls. We collaborated with Lost Coast Woodworking to provide installation service on the project.
Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - A client came to the shop looking for a king sized grey barn board headboard with lots of character - together we selected each board and within a week the client picked up the headboard. Below is a photo of it before it left the shop - lots of knots and texture on this one.
Reclaimed Barn Beam Shelves - A client asked us to make three matching shelves for a small residential project. We used our 4x4 barn beam wind braces with their interesting notched ends. They were lightly sanded and finished with low voc water based polyurethane to bring out their natural colour and character.
Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - Interior Designer Lesley Wong came to us with a client project requiring a rustic headboard that incorporated some lighting for reading. We selected some brown toned reclaimed barn board and custom fabricated the headboard to hide all of the wiring and to hang on the wall using a french clete. Check out http://lesleywonginteriors.ca
Feature Wall by Gordana Car Design - Here is a horse themed show room in a new home development by Arista Homes. Gordana Car Design put together our barn board with all the horse related items for an interesting display - check out http://gordanacardesign.com/
Saje Wellness Store - Winnipeg - Saje Wellness has selected barnboardstore.com to be its supplier of reclaimed lumber for its expansion stores. Just opened this week is the new store at Polo Park mall in Winnepeg. For more info on one of the fastest growing stores check out http://www.saje.ca/
Living Room Feature Wall
Barnboardstore.com supplied some clients with barn board for their whole house remodel in Toronto prior to selling the property. They had a great eye and picked out boards with a variety of tones and character. The house sold very quickly - check out the virtual tour http://www.60wallingfordroad.com
Rollie the Wire Spool Reclaimed Coffee Table. - For fun we refinished a nice old wooden wire spool to be used as a coffee table. We sanded and finished it with low voc water based polyurethane. It has some nice `made in canada`stenciling on the top - available for sale - dimensions are 30 inches in diameter and 21 inches tall.
Home Show Display with Evelyn Eshun Interiors - Toronto based designer Evelyn Eshun came to see us to help put together some reclaimed grey barn board accent walls for the Fall Home Show. Check our http://evelyneshun.com/ for your interior design needs
Reclaimed Bathroom Reno - A customer in Toronto came to see us to add some character wood to her modern bathroom reno. We helped select reclaimed hemlock floor boards for a vanity top with a surface mount sink as well as a nice barn board shelf
Barn Board Headboard - Here is another barnboardstore.com custom headboard created for a client. This version is slightly taller than typical. As the headboards are wall mounted, the height is adjustable. The dog on the bed approves of the headboard.
Aerosmith Barn Board Guitar - Just when we thought we have seen everything that could be done with barn board, Phil Culleton of PSE Custom Guitars created this amazing guitar with the body built entirely in barn board. This has created quite a buzz in the guitar world one has now been created for Joe Perry of Aerosmith! Check out www.psecustomguitars.net
Barn Beam Wine Rack - Here is a very creative wine rack made using the 4x4 inch barn beam wind braces. Easy DIY project - we have lots of the 4x4 wind braces available
Walnut Photography Studio - www.mississauga-photographer.com/index.html
Barnboardstore.com was asked to create the background for the new studio of Walnut Photography in Mississauga. Check them out for all of your photography needs.
Reclaimed Wood Shelf - barnboardstore.com created this simple rustic barn wood shelf with iron pipe brackets. Looks great with brick wall and the Edison light.
Model Home Feature wall - Smithville - barnboardstore.com completed another mixed brown and grey reclaimed barn board feature wall for Phelps Homes in Smithville, ON (www.phelpshomes.com). Note the character saw marks in the brown barn board. These are highlighted by doing a light sanding of the boards prior to installation.
Model Home Feature wall - Niagara - barnboardstore.com supplied Kenmore Homes (www.kenmorehomes.ca) in Niagara Falls some nice reclaimed barn board for a master bedroom feature wall - great decoration in the room adds to the overall rustic appeal. They also used barn board to clad the kitchen island seen below.
Fireplace Mantel - barnboardstore.com supplied carpenter Ken Nicol a nice 6x6 sawn barn beam to add some rustic charm to a fireplace makeover. Ken did a great job - the results speak for themselves. For more of Ken's work - see www.kennicolcarpentry.com
Wildfire Steakhouse Oshawa - After the success of using reclaimed barn board in its Toronto location, Wildfire steakhouse again used barnboardstore.com to supply its latest restaurant in Oshawa. Mixed brown, grey and red barn boards were used to clad the walls and some ceiling features. Check out www.wildfiresteakhouse.com
Reclaimed Barn Floor Board Shelving - 2 inch thick barn floor boards were used for this shelving project. The brackets are 3/4 industrial piping. Shelves were finished with a low voc satin polyurethane finish that highlights the patina and character of the wood. These shelves are custom made and available in a variety of sizes - call or email for pricing
Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - king sized headboard fabricated for a customer - nice colour and texture on this one with trimmed edges
Reclaimed Barn Board Shelving with Iron Pipe brackets - these shelves are custom sized for a client - we can fabricate them in almost any size - call or email for pricing
Commercial Office Feature Wall - barnboardstore.com was asked by CTI Working Environments Inc. (www.ctiwe.com) to add some life to their lunch room wall by cladding it with reclaimed barn board. We used a mix of character boards with lots of visual interest and saw marks. Trim was added to deal with an angled corner of the wall and for a finished look.
Property Brothers Buying and Selling - Reclaimed Barn Beam Bench - barnboardstore.com was contacted by the Property Brothers production crew about supplying a reclaimed barn beam that could be used as a DIY project for one of the episodes of Buying and Selling. We provided a nice 12x12 barn beam with lots of character as well as some options for legs. The homeowner participated in sanding and finishing the piece on the episode.
Garden Dining Table - This is a custom outdoor dining table we completed for a customer based on an existing photo they brought to us. Chunky turned legs were used with 2 inch thick reclaimed barn floor boards for construction. Sun bleached grey stain was applied along with numerous coats of outdoor clear finish. All set for outdoor dining enjoyment.
Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - Here is a custom king sized headboard we just completed for a client. Lots of interesting character and detail to each of the boards used. Headboard is designed to mount to the wall. Order one today at barnboardstore.com
Feature Walls - Lebaron outdoor store - Barnboardstore was asked a while back to supply Lebaron Outdoor Store in Markham with some nice grey barn board for a display at their store
Reception Desk and Feature Wall - Barnboardstore.com was asked to make a reception desk for Dunsire Developments for its Anchors development sales centre in Misssissauga. We collaborated with Hogtown Sheet Metal and came up with the modern/vintage look below. We also provided the barnboard for the feature wall in the background. Thanks to Kerri Yarema the designer for the project.
Reclaimed Wood and Wine Crate Desk - This is a custom project for a client that wanted a reclaimed barn floor board desk with iron pipe legs. For additional storage, we added a wine crate drawer to the desk.
Reclaimed Barn Board sliding doors - We created these two sliding barn doors for a client to cover a storage area with a rustic look. We used the brown side of the barn board and did a light sanding and finish to highlight the character boards.
Serena Ryder Art Install - California - Artist Darinka Blagaj asked barnboardstore.com to supply grey barn board for a picture frame for a painting destined for musician Serena Ryder's home in southern California. Together with the artist, we selected wood that had the right colour, texture and character to compliment the amazing piece of art. The painting is a portal of BALANCE - uniting one’s energies and aligning them to work together in harmony.
Check out www.darinka.ca www.artdarinka.com and www.darinkablagaj.com for more information on the artist and her fantastic work
Zen Coffee Table - We had a client request for a coffee table to be fabricated using two massive reclaimed barn beams. The beams were cut to size, attached using wooden pegs and then given an extensive sanding (client opted for a natural look so no finish was applied). Hidden feet were added to give it a floating appearance. There lots of nice details on the beams including mortise pockets and drilled holes where a ladder was attached inside the barn.
Dining Table / Bench Combo - A client brought us two metal frames for a dining table and matching bench. We used reclaimed granary boards to fill in the tops for the two items. Finish applied is a water based polyurethane for easy cleaning and durability. Design of the table and bench was done by Claudia Bader from www.creative-union.net
Restaurant Table Tops - Barnboardstore.com was asked to fabricate all of the table tops for a new Mexican themed restaurant opening soon on King St. in Toronto. We made numerous small, medium and large table tops with our reclaimed hemlock threshing floor boards. One table is over 12 ft long!. Much care went into the finish of the tops to ensure they last a long time and are easily cleaned.
Rollian Sushi Restaurant in Leaside - The owners of the brand new Rollian Sushi restaurant in Leaside wanted a statement sign for their new digs. They came to barnboardstore.com for reclaimed grey and brown barn board and came up with a great character look. Check out www.rollian.com at 660 Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto for a healthy sushi meal.
Complete Care Natural Health Clinic. Barnboardstore.com supplied some high quality grey barn board for the sign for Complete Care Clinic at 1073 Bathurst Street in Toronto. Check out www.completecareclinic.ca for massage therapy, acupuncture and naturopathic medicine
Condo Feature Wall - A customer recently asked barnboardstore.com to supply them with some nice grey reclaimed barn board for a feature wall in their dining room. Results are very nice.
Coffee Table and Console Table set - A customer recently asked us to fabricate two custom pieces for them - a coffee table and a small console table for their hallway. We selected some nice character 2 inch thick reclaimed floor boards for the project. After assembly and finish, we sent the tops over to www.hogtownsheetmetal.com to have some cool industrial steel frames made. They did a great job on the frames and the project was a success.
Condo Feature Wall - Here are some pics from a condo feature wall we recently completed. We used reclaimed grey barn board and ended the wood section with a stainless steel trim piece. The customer then used chalkboard paint for the remainder of the wall for added flexibility.
Custom Reclaimed Reception Desk - A client in Missisauga needed a custom reclaimed steel and wood reception desk for the new home sales office. We worked with Hogtown Sheet Metal (www.hogtownsheetmetal.com) to fabricate this 12ft by 4 ft long monster. It was very heavy to move but looks very cool. Check www.anchorsatlakeview.com for more information on the project by Dunsire Developments
Reclaimed Floor Board shelf - Here is another example of using the 2 inch thick reclaimed hemlock floor boards for shelving - this piece has great patina and saw marks
Custom Coffee Table - A client asked us to create a custom coffee square table with storage on all four sides. We used 2 inch thick reclaimed floor boards with great saw marks for the tops and base trim.
Custom Barn Board Headboard - This is a just finished wallmount barn board headboard we made for a customer who wanted a mixed pattern unit. It is a queen sized headboard and has lots of character
Convertible Coffee Table - Ray R. in Toronto wanted a coffee table that could be converted to be used as seating also. He bought some 2 inch thick reclaimed barn floor boards from us and went at it. The table is made of 2 separate pieces that function as benches when pulled apart - genius! Ray also did a nice job with the metal pipe shelf underneath the table - this is not something we have seen before. Great job.
Modern Bathroom Reno - Toronto designer Montana Labelle (www.montanalabelle.com) came to barnboardstore.com to pick out some nice grey barn board for a bathroom wall panelling project. The results are fantastic.
TBG Landscape Office Reno - Barnboardstore was contacted by TBG Landscape Professionals in Brooklin, Ontario to supply reclaimed wood for their office reno. We worked closely with Jeff B. from the company to select appropriate materials to acheive the look they were after. Grey and brown barn board were used along with 4x4 wind braces and 2 inch thick hemlock to give the office a unique, character look. Jeff did all the constructions and the results are very impressive. Check out http://www.tbglandscape.com/ to see some of their award winning projects.
Style at Home Magazine February High/Low feature - Barnboardstore.com was contacted by Style at Home Magazine to provide reclaimed grey barn board for their High/Low page for February. We supplied them with some nice boards they used for wall covering and some shelving.
Another Mr. Beam bench - another classic reclaimed barn beam bench completed and sent to its new home. This piece was a nice sized hemlock beam with a mortise pocket in the middle (this is where another beam would have connected to it within the structure of the barn). Finished in low voc water based polyurethane this makes for a great conversation piece. We make these on a regular basis in different sizes - call or email if you would like one for your home or commercial space.
Ikea Media Cabinet Modification - a customer recently asked us to replace the door front on an Ikea media cabinet for below the television (this is also known as an Ikea "hack"). We duplicated the dimensions and specs of the door in reclaimed grey barn board recovered from a winery barn in Vineland, Ontario. Finding the metric drill bits Ikea uses for its hinges was a challenge but everything worked out nicely as you can see below.
Kitchen Reno with Barn Board - a customer picked up some barn board from us prior to returning home to Winnepeg for their kitchen reno. They used the barn board as facing on the counter and some cupboards. This added a nice touch to the overall feel of the kitchen.
Walnut Live Edge Bar Top - a customer was looking for an impact piece for their bar area in the basement. A massive 12 foot long walnut live edge top was fabricated and installed. This was quite tricky as a post had to be worked around for the project. The results were great and the walnut has a nice rich character after many coats of Danish Tung Oil.
Grey Barn Board Headboard - barnboardstore.com created this headboard for a client in London, Ontario. It was created using reclaimed grey barn board from the Tawse winery barn demolition in Vineland Ontario.
Reclaimed Bench with vintage wire baskets - barnboardstore.com was asked to build a entrance hall bench that incorporated some vintage wire baskets. We used 2 inch thick threshing floor boards and hairpin steel legs for the bench. When it came to mounting the baskets, we enlisted the help of Hogtown Sheet Metal. They expertly fabricated some sheet metal tabs and brackets to allow the baskets to slide under the bench.. Check out www.hogtownsheetmetal.com/ when you need anything done with metal.
Tawse Winery Barn Siding reclamation - barnboardstore.com was lucky enough to get our hands on the barn siding from Tawse Winery in Vineland Ontario when the barn was being demolished for a new bigger building. We have several thousand feet of 1 inch thick, 12 inch wide grey barn board from this site - excellent for feature walls, shelving, etc.
Toronto Life Condo of the Week - Our project wall of reclaimed grey barn board is featured in Toronto Life's condo of the week. We designed and installed the wall for maximum impact. http://www.torontolife.com/galleries/condo-of-the-week-775-king-street-west-toronto/#toronto-condo-of-the-week-775-king-5
Barn Beam Skin Shelf - in progress - A client spotted our barn beam skins and wanted to have one done as a rustic shelf with some iron pipe brackets. Here is a sneak peek of the shelf in progress. We are in the process of applying a low voc water based polyurethane to protect and enhance the wood. Note the difference in colour of the board once the sealer is applied. Even though it is a clear sealer, the character and warmth of the wood becomes very evident with the satin finish.
Kitchen Cupboard Island Facing - Contractor Evans Built Inc. (www.evansbuilt.ca) used barnboardstore.com grey barn board to complete a section of a kitchen island. The wood nicely integrates with the rest of the kitchen.
Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard - Here is our latest headboard creation. We used dark grey barn board on this one and it is a "leaner" as the client did not want the version that attaches to the wall. End result is nice and it shows well in the nicely decorated room.
Tonic Living Cash Desk - Our friends at tonicliving.com wanted to create a new cash desk for their nice retail environment. They wanted something with impact, presence and character. We worked with them on the design and created the final piece you see below. We used 2 inch thick reclaimed hemlock floor boards for the top and used weathered grey boards on the front. Cast iron hinges were spotted at the warehouse and they were featured in the piece.
Salvaged Elm Desktops - We were asked by a client to fabricated two identical desktops from salvaged Elm. Each piece has tons of interesting character and grain. We did a 45 degree angles to soften the corners and finished each piece with low voc water based polyurethane. The client will be placing these desks in their home office with a large cabinet between them.
Media Console - This piece was fabricated for a client who wanted a small console to house a Blu-Ray player and an Apple TV box and to have the TV on top. We used 2 inch thick reclaimed hemlock barn floor boards and retro hairpin legs for the build.
Fireplace Update - Repeat customer Jeff M. in Toronto has completed a second project with barnboardstore.com reclaimed grey barn board. He previously did a nice feature wall in a house that has since sold. Now he has moved on to updating a fireplace area with barn board - results are great - look forward to his next project.
Canadian Tire Benches - Barnboardstore.com was asked by Canadian Tire to fabricate two benches for their new Express Store on Danforth Avenue in Toronto. We combined a heavy cast iron frame with our 2 inch thick reclaimed hemlock floorboards. The boards were carefully milled, sanded and finished in such a way that the character and saw marks of the wood are highlighted. We used an exterior finish on the wood so it will last for years in the elements. We can build these benches upon request.
Fireplace Shelf / Mantle - Here is a just completed shelf for a fireplace. Clients were looking for something rustic but more in the shape of a shelf instead of a square mantle. We used 3 inch thick hemlock factory joists from a demolished building in Cobourg, Ontario. The wood was carefully machined to accept a finish while still maintaining its character. These can be made just about any length. The depth of the shelf is about 10 inches.
Barn Board Accent Walls - Jeff S. from Mississauga came to barnboardstore.com to get material for two accent wall projects in his home. The first is a feature wall in an internet café area of the house for the kids to hang out and surf the net. Also, he did a smaller accent wall behind a special family project cabinet painted "National Geographic" yellow. Jeff did a great job on both projects and the attention to detail is evident.
Waterfall Kitchen Island - Here is a recently completed project that saw a customer bring us an existing kitchen island for updating. We custom fit reclaimed hemlock barn floor boards onto the island and did a mitre cut to give a waterfall effect. The island top was enlarged from the original top to add a breakfast bar aspect to increase functionality.
Condo Feature Wall and Sliding Loft Door. Barnboardstore.com was asked to help complete the interior design for a model suite at the Minto Condo at 775 King St. W. in Toronto. We completed and installed a reclaimed grey barn board feature wall and a massive sliding loft door made from aged metal mounted on 2 inch thick hemlock floor board . Fun Fact - when a heavy loft door is too big for the elevator, it must be carried up to the 11th floor by hand! Check out www.minto.com/gta/Toronto-new-condos/Minto-775-King-West/main.html
Custom Reclaimed Barn Board Headboard. Here is another example of our reclaimed grey barn board headboards. This example was made specifically to lean against the wall behind the bed (we typically make them to attach to the wall). It is a queen sized model and as with all of our headboards, we cover the fresh cut ends with a trim strip so all you see is weathered, aged material.
Designer Inspired Interiors. Toronto based designer Jaime Alexander wanted to create some bold feature walls in his 175 King St. East store. He came to barnboardstore.com and settled on using our faded black barn board. We hand picked and numbered the boards for three different scenes within the store. As you can see below the results were great - check out the store in person.
F'Amelia Restaurant Bar. John from F'Amelia restaurant in Cabbagetown (Toronto) called upon barnboardstore.com to make a rustic table top for a cozy bar area adjacent to the restaurant. In short order, we fabricated the top with some rough sawn hemlock boards for a nice, earthy look. Check out www.famelia.com for superb, authentic Italian food with great atmosphere.
Home Show Display - Organica Studio. Pat from Organica Design Studio came to barnboardstore.com with the idea of using reclaimed wood to create a high interest booth at the home show. We hand selected all the boards for the booth including some live edge material to create a desk. Pat's creative mind went to work from there and the results were impressive. So much so that Organica won the best small booth award at the Home Show. Check out www.organicastudio.ca for more information on the architecture and design firm.
Custom headboard. We created this custom wall mounted headboard for a client that wanted the rough sawn, warm brown look of the reverse side of grey barn board. A piece with a live edge look to it was selected for the top and the side were trimmed off with thin strips of the same wood to cover up any areas that had exposed "fresh" cuts on the wood.
Beam Archway. Metro Prep Academy private school in Toronto was looking for some huge barn beams to make an entranceway to the school with a big impact. We supplied them with three 15 foot long 12x12 inch hand hewn barn beams. The beams were joined together with some plate steel and the results are fantastic. http://metroprep-px.rtrk.ca/
Steel and Wood Cabinet. Here is an interesting piece brought to us for finishing by a customer. They had a steel base fabricated and gave it to barnboardstore.com to complete with reclaimed wood. We filled the doors, sides and interior with barn board as well as a shelf. For the top we used 2 inch thick Douglas Fir that was reclaimed from Windfield Farms in Oshawa. This is where the famous racehorse Northern Dancer was born.
Imprint Music Recording Studio Countertop
Barnboardstore.com was commissioned to complete a reclaimed hemlock countertop by Imprint Recording studio in Toronto. It is a long top in two sections, one being 10 ft and the other about 8 ft long. The job had to be done quickly to prep for an upcoming event and we pulled out all the stops to get it done asap. Check out www.imprintmusic.ca
Urban Home Windsor. This furniture and design studio asked for a selection of reclaimed grey barn board for a feature wall in their showroom. We hand picked the boards and the results look great. Check out www.urbanhomewindsor.com
Loft Feature Wall
Designer Jim Fairweather updated a unit in the Printing Factory Loft with a cool grey barn board feature wall, sconces and a nice mirror above the sofa - check out http://smallspacestyle.org/2013/09/19/the-printing-factory-lofts/ for the before and after pics.
Montauk Bar Toronto. Good friend of barnboardstore.com and entrepreneur Dustin Keating opened up Montauk Bar at 765 Dundas St. W. earlier this year. Dustin painstakingly built the space out with barnboardstore.com reclaimed wood, concrete countertops and handcrafted industrial lights. Definitely a must see.
Barn Beam Cube. Here is a newly finished Barn Beam Cube - coated with low VOC water based polyurethane. Size is 12 by 12 inches in diameter and 18 inches high - perfect for an end table, etc.
Custom Benches. Here are two benches we recently completed for a customer. They wanted us to replicate the Restoration Hardware look. We did that with reclaimed barn floorboards - at about 1/2 the price as the original
Custom Headboards. Below is an example of a custom barn board headboard fabricated by barnboardstore.com. Classic grey board model that mounts directly to the wall.
Konrad Group Tables. The Konrad Group tech company in Toronto commissioned barnboardstore.com to make some custom tables for their new King St. W location. We made a 12ft long workstation and a massive 5 ft by 10 ft conference table. Both were made using industrial piping for the base. The table base was painted a bright blue for an added punch of colour in the neutral toned room.
Family Table Project
Boris A. and his son came in to the shop looking for a father and son woodworking project to tackle. They built a small kitchen table using our hemlock floor boards. Nice to see kids getting involved in woodworking projects.
Belle De Provence - Bath Beauty and Home.
A while back, we personally selected some specific reclaimed grey barn board for a wall treatment in the Belle de Provence retail store in Yorkville. The results are great - the organic feel goes very well with the merchandise sold in the store. Check out their products at www.lothantique.ca
Destingo Restaurant table tops - Destingo at 741 Queen St. West in Toronto needed some rustic table tops. These were are a custom size and had to have lots of character. Using 2 inch thick hemlock floor boards, these were fabricated and finished with a clear satin polyurethane. Check out www.destingo.ca
Drop Restaurant - Here is a sneak peak at the still under construction Drop Restaurant at 760 College Street in Toronto - they used our reclaimed barn board for their exterior and trimmed it with black accents.
Barnboardstore.com customers Delphine and Marc wanted to build a sliding barn door from our grey boards. We helped them select the best reclaimed wood for the project and they built it themselves - nice job.
Tables, Tables, Tables. Here are 8 table tops created by Barnboardstore.com for a commercial customer. They are mounted on industrial pipe bases and used as workstations in an office. The tables are constructed using 2 inch thick reclaimed hemlock floor boards with lots of character. Some of the tops still show some of the whitewash that was on the wood when it was salvaged from the barn.
What is "whitewash" you say? - it is a coating used in animal barns in the middle of the 20th century to aid in sanitation. It does this by coating and smoothing over rough surfaces making them easier to clean. The coating also has antimicrobial properties that provide hygienic and sanitary benefits.
Reclaimed Barn Board Shelving
Recent Ryerson architecture graduate Parshan Fatehi completed this bedroom makeover using barnboardstore.com reclaimed grey barn board. We carefully chose the pieces that best suited the application. Parshan has a great eye and the results are fabulous. See more of her work at www.parshanfatehi.com