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lazy susan, wine, wine barrel -

  I had some time over the holiday weekend to work on some new products that have been bouncing around in my head.  One such product is a wine barrel head lazy susan.  I had a wine barrel head, and took it apart.  It is held together by dowels, but can fall apart pretty easily.  I took the head completely apart, and glued each oak wood section back together.  This will give the wine barrel head lazy susan much more strength.  Once it was glued, I placed it in a clamping mechanism for 24 hours.  After 24 hours, the glue...

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  Today was a good day to take apart a wine barrel.  I bought 2 here in Kentucky, and I plan on using the staves for various products.  The barrel was surprisingly easy to disassemble. I simply pried the nails out of the hoops.  There were 2 nails per hoop.  Then I took a pry bar, and hammer, and knocked the hoops off the barrel.  From there, I simply started pulling out the staves, and the barrel fell apart.   The inside of the oak wine barrel shows a great patina stain from the 10 months to 4 years of...

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  I recently started working with reclaimed wine barrels. I really like the way the wood staves look. They have great curvature, and gives one the ability to create some unique pieces. I started with creating wine stave candle holders, and soon hope to be branching into other pieces of decor. My ultimate goal is to create furniture, but I due to time, I think this may be down the road a bit. The wine stave candle holders, and votive holders are created from taking apart the wine barrel. Some of these barrels that contained red wine, have a great...

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