Metro Detroit company turns old whiskey barrels into booming family business

Have you ever wondered what happens to old barrels you may see at weddings or other events?

Well, Motor City Barrels can fill you in.

A family business based in Berkley, Michigan is growing, thanks to an idea to re-purpose old whiskey barrels.

The barrels are crafted into all types of things, including tables, home decor, chairs, barware and even pet products. 

Watch Alex Atwell's Uniquely Detroit feature story above.

Smaller version of our hallway table. Would you put this at the end of your couch?

Posted by Motor City Barrels on Friday, July 13, 2018

Coffee table with a leather sectional 👌🏻

Posted by Motor City Barrels on Thursday, July 12, 2018

The barrel bar we custom made was for a 4 car garage conversion to this amazing man cave! 5 bar stools really topped it off!

Posted by Motor City Barrels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The curves of the barrel wood just make shelving so much cooler!

Posted by Motor City Barrels on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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