New Mexicans tap old tradition with new methods

  Craftsmen spend more than 20 hours constructing a single barrel By Alicia Padilla / NM News Port Inside a barn on Isleta Pueblo, Mahad Ahmed and Eric Abeita are reinventing the barrel-making process. The pair, who own D.R. Cooperage and Grain, craft handmade barrels that are smaller and waste less wood than traditional ones. […]