Whiskey Barrel Coffee Table

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Project by dvd812 posted 06-23-2013 08:16 AM 3985 views 14 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a unique coffee table. I have been building these for the past 6 years. It has had great reviews and is top seller for many years. Top opens for storage and is hinged and is supported by a cylinder to hold open. Remove all charcoal from inside to remove odor and is sprayed with several coats of lacquer to prevent charcoal from getting on items inside storage area. Top has saw marks and is distressed to give a rustic look. 6/22/2013

-- Do all things to the Glory of God.

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#1 posted 06-23-2013 11:10 AM

Looks great and makes a nice base for a coffee table. I can’t believe it took you 6 years to empty that barrel so you could make a coffee table out of it….;))

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#2 posted 06-23-2013 02:11 PM

Unique design and great looking too.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-23-2013 02:57 PM

It’s a really nice design and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 06-23-2013 05:05 PM

I like it but could never convince my wife to go for it.

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#5 posted 06-23-2013 05:20 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.
That is indeed a unique piece, not for every household but I can see that in the Man Cave … or a wine tasting room.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#6 posted 06-24-2013 12:03 AM

very kool and unique

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 06-24-2013 01:10 AM

Great peice!!!! I can smell the whiskey from here, must be time to throw one back.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#8 posted 06-24-2013 03:44 AM

Nice piece. 6 Years makes perfect in this case!

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#9 posted 06-24-2013 03:59 AM

My bad. This table did not take 6 years to build. lol. I have built over 600 of these in the last 6 years. I have corrected my sentence for this post. I just caught it when shatner posted his comment.:)

@shatner thanks for bring this to my attention. I was eager to post this so I didn’t read what I had wrote! Thanks!

-- Do all things to the Glory of God.

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#10 posted 06-24-2013 08:23 PM

That’s a Great looking coffee table there…I really liked browsing your website, looks like you got it going on! I really like your style. If you get time you can check out my website and my 3 or 4 projects I’ve made over the past few years; Thanks Corey in SC.

-- If you don't mess something up, you must not be doing anything!

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#11 posted 06-26-2013 03:36 PM

It looks great and solid. Like the use of the barrel and the design on the legs. Love the extra storage. Great job!

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#12 posted 06-27-2013 08:18 AM

Very nice. You sell 100 of those tables a year? Do you have a website, or a store?

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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#13 posted 07-18-2013 09:30 AM

Well done.It’s a really unique coffee table.The perfect coffee table complements your decor, of course.It is important to ensure that your new coffee table is tough enough for your needs, especially if you are likely to be placing a number of objects on it, such as books, remote controls and ornaments.

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