Ideas for this old door from the barn

It's dirty and not sanded yet but is about 4 ft tall and about 2 ft or so wide. It was from an old cabinet that was in the barn on the wall.
q ideas for this old door from the barn, crafts, doors, outdoor living, painting
  11 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Oct 24, 2016
    Do you want to use it inside or outside?
    • DP DP on Oct 24, 2016
      Probably inside unless it would be something for the back door which would be under a car port which would make it somewhat protected from the weather but not completely. I would like it to look antique like since our home is almost 200 years old
  • Snapoutofit Snapoutofit on Oct 24, 2016
    What's a bard wall?
  • Snapoutofit Snapoutofit on Oct 25, 2016
    I think the best thing to use it for is as a top to a new cabniet or table. The old wood contrast against the modern look of a piece would really look cool.
  • Murielle Murielle on Oct 25, 2016
    You could try using it as a door with rollers at the top (to close an entrance)
  • Conchita Bowman Conchita Bowman on Oct 25, 2016
    You could use it as one side of an island for the kitchen.
  • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Oct 25, 2016
    Do you have a similar sized space in your home? Like an alcove type space? Granny had a space between the wall and chimney. Grandpa closed it in and made 4 shelves for storing all the containers she collected. Or you could build a closet to store all your small appliances; out of sight but close at hand. The door may have been part of an exterior wall for a horse stall. Sort of a window that could be closed off when cold.
  • Bets Bets on Oct 25, 2016
    We had an old door nailed to the wall of our breakfast room. I used it to measure our daughter's height as she was growing. We sanded and painted it and it was a nice conversation piece. When she had children she took it and used it for the same purpose with her children. We used a permanent marker and made the line with the date next to it. I'm thinking this will be in the family for years.
  • Kris Kris on Oct 25, 2016
    Make it into a coat rack. I think you could hang 2 hooks on each side of the door and make a bench for the bottom with storage for boots or hats and gloves.
  • Susan Susan on Nov 01, 2016
    I would use it for a gate to my back yard
  • Kimiloo1 Kimiloo1 on Nov 03, 2016
    You might refinish it as an outdoor table or bar.
  • Ann Davis Ann Davis on Nov 06, 2016
    Strip or repaint and hang on barn door track as pantry, closet, or bathroom door. It looks like it could be cleaned good and sanded and stained. I would keep old hinges rusty and sealed for aesthetics.
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