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#1 posted 02-23-2011 11:01 PM
It is coming together nicely
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#2 posted 02-24-2011 01:01 AM
Kentucky produces about 800,000 barrels a year. Most are used in the making of our bourbon whiskey. Our state law only allows a bourbon barrel to be used once. Most of the used bourbon barrels are disassembled and shipped to Ireland and Scotland for use in aging their distilled spirits – karmic recycling at its best.
I’ve been using old barrels in my rustic crafting for many years. After all, there’s a ready supply just down the road. The round barrel heads make excellent small rustic table tops. I’m processing about 20 of them this month.
I use the staves to make a nice meditation bench. Someday I’ll post a picture of one.
I even use the iron barrel hoops in my crafting business. I cut and hammer the iron strapping to make hardware for my rustic furniture such as angle brackets and handles.
I rivet four together to make a nice garden orb. Here’s one hanging from a sycamore tree.
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#3 posted 02-24-2011 08:20 PM
That is a nice nail rack and garden orb. I admire your ingenuity in your workmanship/
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
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