Foot rail for the bar...... #3: Installation.

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Finally got around to fitting the bar rail for my good mate John’s bar…

After screwing the brackets onto the bar posts the length of Tasmanian Oak Dowel was threaded through the holes and smaller dowels were used to secure the rod..

Here is a shot of me using a small pink rose covered hammer to drive the smaller dowels in..

And a shot of me with the hammer…
As you can see still have to plug the counter bored holes…

Nearly time to christen the bar rails…

Have been invited to a New Year’s Eve party tomorrow… the bloke who build the bar in the first place will be there… hope he likes how I did the rails…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 1341 days ago

Real nice bar I like the pink hammer.haha Have a happey New Year

-- wchips

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 1341 days ago

That hammer is for a Sheila!! Nice rails, very handsome!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 1341 days ago

The pink hammer goes with the shirt. Nice combination.

Great job on the rails.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 1341 days ago

Now I know where those legs go.

Enjoy the party. Happy new year!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 1341 days ago

Looking good Larry. It that your new logo? Matching tools and uniforms :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 1341 days ago

The Rail looks Great, Larry, and that is a real pretty hammer…
Have some good fun at the party but don’t forget to mind your P’s and Q’s… or do they say, “Mind your L’s” nowadays??
All the Best to You in 2011, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Dan Hux

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#7 posted 1341 days ago

great looking bar, nice work, go change your shirt. LOL…happy new year

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#8 posted 1341 days ago

Nice rail there buck. I’m sure it will be well received. Thanks for sharing your fetish for pink with us.

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#9 posted 1341 days ago

Whoa . . . wait . . . STOP . . . . Installing a foot rail implies standing at the bar. This from the guy who suggests “Drink twice . . . ” You should be installing chair rails so your recliners don’t mar the bar. LOL.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 1340 days ago

Hi Larry;

Hi hammer looks good with that shirt.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 1340 days ago

Love the foot rail Larry, but the hammer is a little out of proportion to the user. The color is exciting though.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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