Practical Uses of Oak Barrels

Using oak barrels to ferment and store wine is a century old tradition. Oak was chosen over other wood products not just because of its durability but also because it improves the taste of wine by making it age slowly and gracefully.

As the years pass by, people learned to use oak barrels in making beautiful furniture and decorations in and around the house. Old barrels are being cleaned, sanded and varnished to make it look new but people who loves vintage use old oak barrels as it is. Below are charming and nostalgic barrel decorations.

barrel chairs (picture from the web)

barrel wall decoration (picture from the web)

barrel fountain (picture from the web)

barrel bar tables (picture from the web)

There are endless possibilities of using barrels as decorations. Even the individual panels can be made into swing, trays, shelves, etc. All you need to have are creativity and resourcefulness.

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