Here’s a way to use old stirrups in your home décor. I cut a 6 1/2″ disc out of wood and rubbed on a coat of dark brown Briwax. I wrapped the stirrup leather around the wood and placed the stirrup and tea light on top. Gather several old stirrups from friends and family to create table center pieces for … Read More
Make a rustic Western Coat Rack using weathered pallet boards and your favorite picture.
I chose, cut and laid out the weathered pallet boards.
Then screwed supports on the back.
I printed a photo and placed it on the boards with double stick tape. I cut a slit in the photo between the boards to make 2 pieces. With painter’s … Read More
The colors on this hand carved wooden bowl didn’t exactly turn out as I had envisioned, but maybe it will give you some inspiration. I painted the bowl white then streaked it with turquoise, sanded it and applied light brown Briwax. I glued a painted leather cross with Tite Bond Original to the bowl and nailed in brass furniture nails.… Read More
I thought this would be cute. I found these rusty cowboy and cowgirl cutouts from one of my suppliers. The Star 2 Hook is on the website. Put pallet boards together and screw vertical pieces to the back to hold it all together. Screw the items to the boards. I found screws painted brown at a local hardware store and … Read More
You can use our Cross Brackets to make this simple bench. The top piece is 11 x 36 x 1 1/2 and the legs are 11 x 16 x 1 1/2 pine.
Four Cross Brackets were screwed into the top piece and leg pieces.
I removed the hanger from each of the small crosses which I wanted to attach to … Read More
Here’s an idea for a western frame. I wanted to add hair on cowhide to an 8×10 barn wood frame and had some strips from another project that fit perfectly inside of this frame. That was easy! With a leather rotary cutter I had to cut 2 more strips to have enough. I glued them to the frame with hot … Read More
Here’s an idea for a man cave. I found an old broken board from a weathered pallet and placed a Small Horseshoe on it, set a Bottle Opener inside it and screwed it to the board. The opener held the horseshoe to the board so I didn’t put any screws there, but you may want to do that. Use long … Read More
This might be an idea you haven’t thought of for lighting the inside of an old armoire. I purchased this large antique armoire for storage. It came with shelves but I needed a way to light the inside.
I used a 16 foot rope light with mounting clips from Walmart. I drilled a hole in the lower back right corner … Read More