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Project by wca1 posted 579 days ago 5499 views 12 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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JOYBOY

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#1 posted 579 days ago

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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BinghamtonEd

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#2 posted 579 days ago

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 579 days ago

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

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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david38

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#4 posted 579 days ago

looks good

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TDog

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#5 posted 579 days ago

That’s pretty cool.

-- "So many projects...so little time..." Psalm 23

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Mip

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#6 posted 579 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#7 posted 579 days ago

Very original nice job.

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GlennsGrandson

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#8 posted 579 days ago

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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Bard

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#9 posted 579 days ago

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

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bryson

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#10 posted 579 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 579 days ago

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

helluvawreck aka Charles
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dakotawood

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#12 posted 579 days ago

Truly Awesome!!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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Monte Pittman

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#13 posted 579 days ago

Really love it

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#14 posted 579 days ago

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

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bigogre

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#15 posted 579 days ago

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

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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