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Project by wca1 posted 01-17-2013 08:12 PM 8859 views 13 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a customer last week, the lid opens up for storage. These whiskey/bourbon barrels are fresh from Kentucky so there is still a pretty sweet smell when you open the lid. Thanks and Enjoy, Corey in SC

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#1 posted 01-17-2013 08:18 PM

NICE WORK. BET IT WEIGHS A TON…. YOU CAN USE A WIRE WHEEL AND KNOCK OUT THE CHAR AND MOST OF THE “ODOR” WILL GO AWAY….

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

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#2 posted 01-17-2013 08:34 PM

Nice work. You have successfully made what may be the manliest coffee table ever.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#3 posted 01-17-2013 09:52 PM

Agreed on the Manly part! I might just crawl in for a nap. Great job!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#4 posted 01-17-2013 09:56 PM

looks good

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#5 posted 01-17-2013 10:38 PM

That’s pretty cool.

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#6 posted 01-17-2013 10:58 PM

Joyboy, why would you want to get rid of the smell? It smells better then all the girly things our wives and girlfriends make us have in our houses. BinghamtonEd is right: this thing is pretty manly.

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#7 posted 01-18-2013 12:06 AM

Very original nice job.

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#8 posted 01-18-2013 03:00 AM

Super awesome and I can only hope that where you took those pictures is where you live sir. Everything in the first picture is beautiful; the whitetail, the table, the whiskey, the outdoors!

Top notch coffee table!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#9 posted 01-18-2013 04:07 AM

That’s awesome. What’s up with the antlers though? That’ll scratch your finish!

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#10 posted 01-18-2013 12:20 PM

Looks good! We actually just finished one up too—used a Buffalo Trace barrel and a big slab of pine for the top. I love that pour stain—our barrel didn’t have any stain at all around the hole in the side, but I wish that it did.

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#11 posted 01-18-2013 12:59 PM

Now that is a really nice piece and a wonderful conversation piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#12 posted 01-18-2013 01:33 PM

Truly Awesome!!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#13 posted 01-18-2013 02:42 PM

Really love it

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 01-18-2013 02:56 PM

That’s super table. Love the design and great use of the barrel.

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#15 posted 01-18-2013 03:29 PM

Pretty sweet. How do you go about getting whisky barrels?

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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