Refurbishing a Wine Barrel

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Thanks for posting this and for Sour_Grapes for correcting the link. Very informative. I'm a few years away from needing to try this but it's good to see the step by step process. Thanks for taking the effort to put this together and sharing it.
 

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Really great Phil. I don't think I'll take it on, but nice to know how it is done.
 

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Nice write up. Thanks
 

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Phil. Awesome! I just posted a video of me doing my barrel with a belt sander and then I saw your post.
Very impressive. I would be great to take the still shots and make a video from it to put on YouTube. There are very few tutorials for home wine makers on barrel refurbishment.
Nice work
 

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Phil. Awesome! I just posted a video of me doing my barrel with a belt sander and then I saw your post.
Very impressive. I would be great to take the still shots and make a video from it to put on YouTube. There are very few tutorials for home wine makers on barrel refurbishment.
Nice work
Interesting idea. Maybe I can find the time to do this in the next couple weeks.
Where is your vid?
 

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Phil What was the mixture you used to put the head back in place ? I am at that stage now that is where I had the leak from.

Robert
 

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I use an equal mix of flour and water. It should be a pretty thick dough, not to wet. I put it in with a small putty knife and then clean up the excess.
 

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