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Project by WoodenSoldier posted 707 days ago 2879 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally found a source for unlimited free oak wine barrels. I’m hoping to start making some projects and items that I can sell on the side. I was a lot of fun to make the chair because it’s not exactly fine woodworking. I built the whole chair by looking at a picture in under 12 hours. Finished it with teak oil and spar varnish. I’m going to have to invest in a HVLP because using a sponge applicator takes forever and it’s difficult to get between the slats.

The wine rack is unfinished and was a quick project just to use up the scraps from the first barrel.

-- Create something everyday.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 706 days ago

Great job, someone else made one like this a while back and I thought the same thing, “How cool is that!”
Nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 706 days ago

Cool chair. I like the way you used the ‘spout hole’ on the lower front. And is that slot on the front of the arm for holding a wine glass? Also wondering…. does the wood still maintain the smell of wine? Back in KY, the oak barrels they use for bourbon retains the smell even after machining them.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 706 days ago

Great chair. The finish and patina of the wood is quite attactive.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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dynadeuce

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#4 posted 706 days ago

care to share the wine barrel source?

-- dynadeuce-- What will your legacy be?

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BTimmons

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#5 posted 706 days ago

Very cool. I actually like the look of that chair over the traditional Adirondack pattern. The curves make for a lovely design.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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Elwood89

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#6 posted 706 days ago

“unlimited free oak wine barrels” I hate you.

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany, http://www.AnsbachArtisans.com

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Camero68

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#7 posted 706 days ago

Talk about unlimited imagination! Great one!

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JOYBOY

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#8 posted 706 days ago

Very nice work…. unlimited? free? What a deal…. What I have to go through for a bourbon barrel … Keep up the creative work

-- Good enough ain't good enough, Make it right

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Moron

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#9 posted 706 days ago

Love it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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winecountrywhimsy

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#10 posted 670 days ago

I have been using this product for finishing my chairs. Easy to apply and maintain. Nice work.
http://www.howardproducts.com/prod-sunshield.php

-- Todd @ winecountrywhimsy Sonoma County, CA

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