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Slight Upgrade for My Shop Built Bar Clamp

03-06-2015 08:46 PM by Dave Rutan | 1 comment »

A few years ago I built a bunch of bar clamps for my shop. The original post can be seen here [link] While they work adequately and I use them, I’ve always been a little dissatisfied with the movable stop (second picture above.) When edge gluing, they tend to force the wood up off the bar of the clamp. Also setting up for the glue up is a bit time consuming with having to unscrew the eye bolt and find the right hole and such. So Today my old clamps got noticed again, so I de...

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From tree to bar! #4: Loading and Transporting

03-02-2015 10:31 AM by JonoMcHugh | 0 comments »

Once the tree had been halved, it was time to get it loaded and transported back to the shed where it can begin the drying process….all 18 months of it!! Being a big lug of wood, it wasn’t going to be as easy as lifting it onto the tractor and driving away. So a bit of thinking out side of the box was needed. We have a tripod frame and hand winch that we use on the farm to hoist up cattle that have gone lame from either calving or illness. The winch along with some well placed ...

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In the wood shop today #35: Power carving Walnut bar stools

12-20-2014 02:31 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDpYB8rwUC4 Follow along as I assemble and carve a set of 4 beautiful Walnut bar height stools !https://s3.amazonaws.com/lumberjocks.com/ngv0at6.jpg

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Work(shop) in Progress #19: Bar Clamp Storage

12-24-2013 08:14 PM by PurpLev | 9 comments »

I just went over some old pics and noticed I never officially posted this one, so here it is. This is how I have my bar clamps stored and organized (by length) at eye level so that even if one falls, it won’t do much damage (to me) as well as making it easy to reach and grab what is needed: Cheers!

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How-To Make Log Furniture #6: Make a Flat-Packed Log Bar Stool

03-12-2013 03:07 PM by ScottShaeffer | 1 comment »

Faced with a request to ship 15 bar stools overseas, I had to redesign the way he builds them to make shipping much more economical. Take this journey with us. We think you’ll like it.

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In the wood shop today #19: Pouring and polishing an epoxy bar top counter

01-28-2013 02:52 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

I’ve been working on a custom home bar built from Bubinga and Walnut using solid and veneered wood. The counters will be protected from water using System Three Mirrorcoat a 2 part 2:1 epoxy finish that self levels and cures crystal clear. I had to give the counter a light sand and through 400 to 4000 then used a 3 step polishing process to bring the counter back to a beautiful gloss shine.

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Great Grandad's bar

01-21-2013 11:01 AM by needshave | 10 comments »

I thought you might like to see the bar made by my great Grandad. He made the bar for my grandfather in the 1800’s. My grandfather owned a tavern/bar and it was used there for decades. His son, my uncle, took over the bar and inherited the bar with it. It stayed there until the close of the tavern around 1960. My father then took the bar and used it as a back counter in his business. I remember it well. It was painted grey with red trim and and had pressed hardboard on the top. I rememb...

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Time lapse Woodworking #14: Bar Top Finish - Bubinga and Epoxy

12-27-2012 11:40 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

This is a time lapse video created using an I-phone on a tripod. I’m covering a recently finished bar top which is solid 2 5/8’ think live edge Bubinga in Three Systems MirrorCoat. This is a 2:1 epoxy that self levels and is completely clear, your able to remove bubbles with a blow torch one down side is a 3 day cure time 90%, 100% in 7 days Everything worked out well, this is still a project in progress so I will have more pictures and videos about this bar once completed ...

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In the wood shop today #17: Live Edge Bubinga and Walnut Bar update

12-14-2012 05:42 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

We’ll I’ve spent 11 days in Toronto at the One Of A Kind Show and now i’m finally back in the wood shop. I’m working on getting a bar finished and installed before Christmas. The bar is built with walnut cabinets wrapped in frame and panel from bubinga and walnut. The counters are bubinga the upper being solid 3’’ think live edge! Have a look, hope you enjoy (-:

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Basement Home Bar #3: Trim, Bar rail and flood clot.

10-16-2012 05:41 PM by patrad | 0 comments »

Here I secure some trim, the bar rail and flood coat with Envirotex. You can see I had a couple leaking issue to take care of. . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9MXdPjWUXU&feature=youtu.be

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