Western General Store Home Decor

Stirrup Candle

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

Western Coat Rack

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

Cowhide Tray

Turn a wooden tray into a western cowhide tray. You can purchase the Wood Tray here, or you can use any wood tray you have. First I sanded the bottom of the tray and vacuumed the saw dust. I cut a template out of cardboard and placed on the cowhide to mark it and cut it out. Next I … Read More

Carved Wood Bowl

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

Cross Bench

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

Cowhide Frame

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

Horseshoe Bottle Opener

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

Hall Tree Coat Rack

I’ve always wanted to make a Hall Tree Coat Rack. Here’s our version of it. The post is 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ and the total height to the top of the star is 5′ 8 1/2″. I attached Large Coat Hooks and drilled a hole in the top and inserted a Mini Star Nail.

For the base, John … Read More

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