Published at Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 - 11:45:07 AM. Barrel Chair. By Cecilia Ardouin.
After many years in the antiques trade, I learned how to do my own reupholstery reasonably well, but sadly when it came to barrel chairs, I would usually pass on them when I saw them for sale, and I would always refuse to recover them for clients - they are just too difficult even for a reasonably experienced upholsterer. Straight back and sides I could manage, but many of the older chairs had tufted or ribbed backs, which involves an incredible amount of work, and if the fabric is patterned, they can look like a dog's dinner when you've finished.
The wine barrel is a historic and fundamental symbol of wine making and offers many decorative opportunities. Wine barrels can be crafted into unique furniture pieces to continue to enhance wine tasting in another dimension! They are functional art! Old or new, big or small, they enhance any wine cellar or tasting room. Oak is durable and its grain evidence of Mother Nature's genius! Give new life to your retired wine barrel. Go green in the process by using your barrel for catching rain. Wine barrels make great rain barrels but they do require care as they must be kept moist and must be kept clean. Cascading water fountains and garden planters are constructed from half barrels and offer unique decor for your home and garden. Barrel troughs are halved lengthwise and can be used as a raised garden bed or a stand up shelf or table in your tasting room or outside patio. The options are endless so consider putting your signature on a retired oak barrel!
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