oak barrell wine racks

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Project by randy hudon posted 07-27-2013 10:57 PM 1446 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built these for smallwood farms fruit stand.the half barrel went to a wine maker in orville wa and the full barrel is used to display wines sold at the fruit stand

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#1 posted 07-27-2013 11:59 PM

WOW, that is a really cool rack!!!!!!!!!!!

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#2 posted 07-28-2013 12:53 AM


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#3 posted 07-28-2013 05:07 AM

Great work.

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#4 posted 07-28-2013 05:56 AM

Wow…very cool idea I like it…:)

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#5 posted 07-28-2013 09:44 AM

Looks awsome,so authentic and very useful

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#6 posted 07-28-2013 11:25 AM

Great point of purchase concept, this is surely an attention getter at the store. Do you mig the racks together inside the barrels or do you pre assemble and slide them i as a unit?

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#7 posted 07-28-2013 11:33 AM

excellent idea

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#8 posted 07-28-2013 01:30 PM

Good use of old barrels, great work on these

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#9 posted 07-28-2013 10:45 PM

I pre weld the racks and slide them in. I use the staves to figure out the bend of the four posts then weld small squares on the bottoms to attach them to the barrel.the half barrel racks slide right in but the full barrels you have to knock half the rings off remove the end and slide the rack in. after that I put the end back on slide the rings in place drill and screw them to the staves and then cut the door out.

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#10 posted 07-30-2013 06:04 AM

How much do you sell them for?

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#11 posted 07-31-2013 01:48 PM

They all look fantastic. Excellent idea on the wine barrels, like the metal racks installed inside. Great job!

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