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Stave thickness

Postby rash » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:35 am

Just wondering if anyone with a 20ltr oak barrel could give me an idea of the thickness of it's staves? Also height of the barrel would be good also. Got a heap of American oak offcuts at work and looking into making a barrel..
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:37 pm

35-40mm 25l :handgestures-thumbupleft: be interested to see your progress as it unfolds. Thought about it myself :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby rash » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:13 pm

Ahhh, thanks, was hoping they would be around 18mm...
Heck, they do alright bending 35mm.. or do you think they carve them exposing end grain? :think:
Will have no where near enough at that thickness.
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby rash » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:18 pm

That is thickness isn't it? Not width of planks?
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:27 pm

Yea thickness. Mine has a steel threaded insert but is fairly accurate guesstimate, by stinking finger in then measuring... Pretty sure they are bent.. Maybe combo bent and carved..
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:29 pm

Not sure how far into would it goes or how thick it "needs" to be..
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:30 pm

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Re: Stave thickness

Postby hillzabilly » Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:36 pm

Found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-0iOWjwXJU almost makes me want to have a go.cheers hillzabilly ;-)
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Re: Stave thickness

Postby rash » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:09 pm

Nice vids, thanks for sharing :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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