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Project by Hazardpay posted 01-23-2018 03:31 AM 1029 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to make this table by a friend. She went to Napa Valley and toured a winery for a romantic get away. As a gift she ordered the wine barrel and had it shipped to me. I didn’t realize how difficult this would be once I removed the rings. The entire barrel wants to fall apart…including the upper and lower lids. (No glue). I ended up disassembling the entire thing and gluing it back together. Designed the table base to cradle the top. And turned a new bung since there was not one upon arrival. Hell of a project, that I think came out fantastic. I’m happy I got this opportunity, and am pleased to show it off to all of the LJ’s.





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 01-23-2018 08:48 AM

Looks like a fun project

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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Kelster58

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#2 posted 01-23-2018 10:47 AM

Wow. Looks great. That is more difficult than it looks. Great job.

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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doubleG469

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#3 posted 01-23-2018 01:57 PM

Looks great, what’s the table top look like?

-- I refuse to edit the photo orientation for this website any longer. It’s an issue they should address and correct. Gary, Texas

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Hazardpay

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#4 posted 01-23-2018 02:07 PM

Gary- she ordered 500 corks online and filled the inside with corks and put a glass top on it. I will see if I have the pic with the top on it.

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#5 posted 01-23-2018 02:09 PM

Wow. You made a great base cradle and I love the finish. Were you able to get two tables from the one barrel? What’s the weight of the empty barrel?

-- AJ

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Hazardpay

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#6 posted 01-23-2018 02:32 PM

I building a swing away wall bar with the other half. The finished table weighs about 100 pounds maybe. Not real bad

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Richard

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#7 posted 01-23-2018 02:36 PM

Nice Barrell! Well Done!

Rick

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#8 posted 01-23-2018 03:40 PM

I’ve always loved those oak barrel tables. Yours is super.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 01-23-2018 03:46 PM

You have done a wonderful job on this table. It really looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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James E McIntyre

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#10 posted 01-24-2018 12:53 AM

Wow! Great Job. Thanks for posting this. If I make one I’ll build on your experience and screw the rings to the slats that I want to keep before I cut the rings and remove any slats. Thanks again.

-- James E McIntyre

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#11 posted 01-24-2018 04:46 PM

That is one of my favourite repurpose project. You’ve done it so nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 01-25-2018 01:07 AM

Well, you should be pleased to show it off—it looks great!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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