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Project by Northernnecker posted 527 days ago 3187 views 32 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This happens to be my first wood project since high school. I became interested when a friend showed me a coffee table he wanted made of a recycled wine barrel. I started checking on barrels at my local vineyards, watching videos on Youtube, and next thing you know I’m making a chair.

Please feel free to critique, compliment, or offer tips!





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 527 days ago

This is great! Love it.

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

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Rotceh

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#2 posted 527 days ago

Well done!! its a nice proyect.

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

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ptofimpact

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#3 posted 527 days ago

Very fine work, and good use of the old barell.

-- Pete in NC

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jap

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#4 posted 527 days ago

i love the curves

-- Joel

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essexry

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#5 posted 527 days ago

excellent recycling of materials. beautiful chair, love the curves, and the use of the bung board. very nice.

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JOYBOY

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#6 posted 527 days ago

Nice work. A chair is on my list…. Check my barrel work… I used Bourbon barrels. Did you have any trouble getting a barrel?

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

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Charles Maxwell

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#7 posted 527 days ago

Nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 527 days ago

great looking chair. I’ve seen a few of these wine barrel Adirondacks, but yours is the best one yet.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 527 days ago

This is a wonderful project and it really looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jim Abbruzzese

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#10 posted 527 days ago

I love this idea and the wine glass holder in the arm is a nice touch. Is it comfortable though?

-- Jim, http://moonlightwoodworker.blogspot.com

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Tyler Moseley

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#11 posted 527 days ago

Love it, aesthetically pleasing adirondack chairs are rare and recycled and what looks pretty ergonomic too! love it. :)

-- Measure Twice, cut two, three times, plane, join, sand, coat, sand, coat, sand, coat, buff, wax, polish, brag. It's a process.

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DouginVa

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#12 posted 527 days ago

Too nice for the outdoors. Explain your joinery techniques, specifically the attaching the rear legs and arms to the front legs. There doesn’t look to be much wood to join in to for the arms on top of the front legs.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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Tyler Moseley

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#13 posted 527 days ago

also, the natural wine stain is pretty cool color wise.

-- Measure Twice, cut two, three times, plane, join, sand, coat, sand, coat, sand, coat, buff, wax, polish, brag. It's a process.

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stefang

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#14 posted 527 days ago

Cool design. I like the wine glass slot too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Scott C.

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#15 posted 527 days ago

Great substitute for purple heart! Would love to hear more about the process.

-- measure twice, cut once, swear and start over.

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