These barrels may be a little lighter, or a little darker than the picture. Most of these barrels will have multi colored staves. They may have several slightly cracked staves, and although they are structurally sound, they are not guaranteed to hold liquids. They stand 35" tall, with a 23" diameter and weigh approximately 110 lbs. GREAT FOR DECORATIVE PURPOSES. We T nail the steel bands to the barrels, to keep the bands from dropping when the barrels are allowed to dry out. Almost all used whiskey barrels will have some whiskey stains on them, some will have more stains than others. This should be considered as part of the character of used whiskey barrels.