turns out it was actually a ford bumper sideboard. or a sideford, i guess. reclaimed old lyme ct chestnut was used. see it made here:
the bumper was cleaned and brackets were welded to it to attach the wood. a separate "floating" wall bracket was made from reclaimed 2X4s to mount it to the wall.
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