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My DIY Barrel Steamer

My growing collection of barrels has gotten me acquainted with all kinds of various tools, treatments and techniques. One of the most useful, nearly indispensable, is the barrel steamer. Of course, I had to make my own, as the ones wineries use cost thousands of dollars. While I’m sure those professional models are well worth […]

My Pressure Racking Cane

There’s been interest from a few people in the design of my pressure racking cane, so I decided to post it so hopefully it can be of use to others. Like many of my DIY projects this one started with simple necessity. I had a couple situations where either racking under pressure for sanitation reasons, […]