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Project ideas for wine barrels

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Bought a couple of Wine Barrels today. I think I will make an outdoor Bar table with one and maybe cut the other one in half for Planters.
Anybody have any ideas?

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Re: Wine Barrels

+1 vote for a retro arcade machine.

 

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Wine barrels are fantastic as planters. I suggest an olive tree. Just remember that wine barrels are made to hold liquid, so you need to drill plenty of drainage holes so the roots never become waterlogged. You can use something like flywire or mesh to stop the soil going through the holes. I also suggest raising the base a little so it doesn't rot.  

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Wow thats a work of art! and a great idea.

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Water feature

 

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These look great for entertaining.

 

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This one is also interesting, but not sure how practical it is...

 

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@Wayne  If you have any off-cuts, I suggest turning it into a candle holder, I have two of these and love them:

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They are great as planters or water features. I like this fish pond:

 

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Thanks for all the great ideas! I really like the Water Features and Pond utilising a wine barrel.
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