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Bourbon Barrel 2020-?

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fishnbowljoe

FYI, I started a new thread since it's been over a year since the old thread had been posted in.

 

I've been working on a little project for my Blanton's toppers. I decided to stain the wood I used, so I figured I might as well give the top and bottom of my bourbon barrel another coat while I was at it. Please pardon the mess in my garage. :huh:

 

Biba! Joe

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PhantomLamb

That's so awesome, very nice.

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geclbxf

Looks great!!!

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fishnbowljoe

Thanks for the comments folks. My problem is that I'm still not sure what to do with it. My wife and I agree to disagree. :huh: You know the deal.

 

My son did say he'd help if I needed to enlarge the back patio. The problem with that is he's in the middle of replacing a 6 ft tall privacy fence at his house, in his spare time. :mellow:

 

Biba! Joe

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camduncan

Looks awesome Joe!  Now you need to collect a Blantons Gold set :)

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fishnbowljoe
1 hour ago, camduncan said:

Looks awesome Joe!  Now you need to collect a Blantons Gold set :)

Thanks Cam. I have a feeling GeeTen might chime in on thIs. 😑

 

Bib! Joe

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camduncan

No problem Joe....  If I manage to complete a set of Gold ones, they're all yours :D

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fishnbowljoe

We've been working on a few projects around the house the last couple of weeks. We put in new smoke/co2 detectors. We have a new Ring door bell/camera. We also have new blinds in three windows. A couple of lamps found new homes, and were replaced by three new ones. We moved this here. Moved that there. Made room for this in the other room. Etc.... The good news is, my barrel is now in the house! Yes, my wife finally gave in. ;)

 

Biba! Joe

 

Pic#1. My barrel and one new lamp, along with the recliners we bought last December.

Pic #2. My rearranged bourbon/computer room.

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Harry in WashDC

Nice looking setup. My wife grew up in Brookfield and loves the Cubs can.  Our Laz-E-Boys face our tv (in a closet with folding doors) so I’m guessing yours do, too.  Hang some pics on those walls.  Home made pet pics or family mug shots work.

 

In short - NICE.

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9 hours ago, fishnbowljoe said:

The good news is, my barrel is now in the house! Yes, my wife finally gave in. ;)

 

How long did that battle go on?  I planted the seed with my wife on that one when we moved into our new house two years ago.  Still empty of a barrel though.  :(

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fishnbowljoe

It’s been a little over three years since I bought my barrel. Cleaning it up and staining it took some time. Then there was the debate as to where to put it. Here’s what finally tipped the scale. We needed new/more lighting in our living room, so I bought a new industrial style table lamp and matching floor lamp for our livIng room. Bingo! 

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