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staves

Term for the curved staves of vats. buckets or barrels out Wood which form the wall. In viniculture, the fine-pored, densely grown barrels are preferably used Oak wood, They are not sawn, but split along the natural fibers of the wood. Then they have to dry for a long time. For the production there was the special hand of the stave-hunter, who gave the staves to the cooper who then made the compilation, shorter staves, which are an alternative for the Barrique hung in a wine barrel are called "inner staves". See under Wood chips, as well as under barrel and drum types,

Barrel staves - staves and assembly

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