Step 1: The Barrel
I was not sure what to make until I saw the nice graphics on the top, so I sanded the top back and put furniture oil on it. It looked good to I decided to keep the graphic which would mean keeping the top in-tacked. My first thought was a coffee table, But as the project progress the misses said she like the hight of the table and would like it on the deck next to her chair.
Step 2: Stuff you will need
2. matt black paint
3. 3 or 4 coach bolts with washers and nuts
4. drill and dill bits
5. 3 or 4 wood screws
6. small nail or tacks
8. jig saw (reciprocating) saw
9. clean rags
10. your favourite timber finish
11. angle grinder, with sanding disc.
12. about 2 hours
Step 3: Mark out the legs
I then made sure the bands were straight and tight and drilled and screwed the the three slates to the bottom band so nothing would move in the next steps