The life of an oak barrel is an interesting one. Barrels are made at cooperages, which you’ll find in winemaking regions all over the world. From there, the barrels head off to winemakers who use them to age their wines. Barrels may then be claimed by craft brewers, who are experimenting more and more with barrel aging. With millions of barrels in use around the world, it’s no surprise that old, used ones are repurposed in all sorts of creative ways. Here are 18 of our favorite ways to repurpose!

Turn A Barrel Into A Coffee Table

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Use A Barrel As A Chandelier

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Build A Wine Barrel Drum Kit

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Build A Dog Bed

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Use A Barrel As A Case For A Donkey Kong Arcade Game

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Use A Barrel As A Shower Basin…

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…Or As A Bathroom Sink

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Recycle Barrels Into Outdoor Furniture

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Frame Your Fire Pit

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Turn A Barrel Into A Cooler

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Stack Barrels To Build A Fountain

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Build A Massive Barrel Bar…

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…Or Buy A Rolling Bar From Orvis For $795

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Frame Your Dartboard

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Build A Cradle

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