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Project by majuvla posted 05-20-2017 04:53 PM 752 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My uncle wanted barrel bar on his country side house’s terrace. He got himself a barrel and asked me if I can make him a table top from old spalted and wormy hole oak boards he gave me (nothing which can’t be fixed with wood filler). It’s 1m diameter, 18 mm thick – biscuit joinery. Finish – 3 layers non glossy varnish. I made perfect circle with my elipse/circle jig (see on one of my posts).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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steliart

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#1 posted 05-20-2017 04:56 PM

even a humble barrel top can look nice… very nicely done buddy !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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Jerry

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#2 posted 05-20-2017 05:38 PM

There you go! Nicely done.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 05-20-2017 05:51 PM

Fits the barrel nicely. Time for a drink.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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ZAGREB

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#4 posted 05-20-2017 05:53 PM

super je ispalo,šmirglanja do jaja,ha?

-- bambi

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kiefer

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#5 posted 05-20-2017 06:42 PM

Perfect stand up bar for party time !
Great job I like it.
Is the a cooler behind the door in the barrel ?
Cheers !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 05-20-2017 07:01 PM

Well now PARTY TIME!

Nice work.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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pottz

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#7 posted 05-20-2017 07:25 PM

great job perfect for the patio,and a beautiful top.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Ron Aylor

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#8 posted 05-20-2017 07:36 PM

Good job, Ivan!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 05-20-2017 08:37 PM

Looks like a good place to hang out and sip on a cold one! Looks great! Nice work Ivan!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 05-20-2017 08:41 PM

Very nice, Ivan!!

super je ispalo,šmirglanja do jaja,ha?

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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GR8HUNTER

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#11 posted 05-21-2017 12:31 AM

GREAT JOB Ivan :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Tooch

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#12 posted 05-21-2017 01:08 AM

That sure is a beautiful table top, a great compliment to the barrel base. Nice work, Ivan

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Luckybear

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#13 posted 05-21-2017 01:24 AM

cool!

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majuvla

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#14 posted 05-21-2017 05:07 AM

Thanks all for views and comments. I’m too modest – and hardly that this project deserves Daily top 3.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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robscastle

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#15 posted 05-21-2017 09:26 AM

Well Ivan I think its well deserved.
You did a very good job, I am assuming the barrel was full upon commencement of the project and you had to work very hard getting it empty!

Its certainly a striking effect

-- Regards Robert

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