1st Bar I made

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Project by FXCREW posted 02-21-2009 09:46 PM 1937 views 14 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bar was done for a friend of a friend that had seen some of my work. It has a kegerator in the bar and a wet sink. The lighting was the best part,it just gives it that glow at night. I am no pro when it comes to woodworking but I am always willing to try new things and if don’t know how to do it I want to learn how to do it. I have a very small shop in my basement but I can do some pretty good things in there.

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#1 posted 02-21-2009 09:52 PM

Great looking bar. You did an excellent job. Your friend should be proud of you.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 02-21-2009 10:08 PM

Cooler man cave! Like the lights under the bar.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 02-21-2009 10:35 PM

Looks great, great atmosphere

-- AGB

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#4 posted 02-21-2009 11:28 PM

I think someone got a nice lookin bar, good job.

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#5 posted 02-21-2009 11:51 PM

Awesome! nice lighting work!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#6 posted 02-22-2009 12:27 AM

great looking bar…real nice….makes me want to pour a cold one!!

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#7 posted 02-22-2009 12:30 AM

Very nice well done Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 02-22-2009 02:23 AM

Yep, you can do some pretty good things in your basement shop. Very good things. The bar, lighting and everything looks great.
- jj

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#9 posted 02-22-2009 06:47 AM

The very first bar you built is really beautiful, Fxcrew! Usually the first impression lasts longer and maybe forever..and it inpires you to build more and more…
Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 02-22-2009 07:35 AM

This Bud’s for you….......

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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Aries Bergsma

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#11 posted 02-23-2009 05:05 PM

Do you have the plans for this bar, I really like what you did with the lighting, I will have a space similar to what you have there.

-- AGB

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#12 posted 02-25-2009 07:59 AM

That is a great looking bar except for the RedSox banner :)

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#13 posted 01-11-2012 02:37 PM

Very nice looking. I want to do something similar in my basement. I really like the lights under the bar top. That’s a nice touch. And of course, being from the Detroit area, love the Lions license plate on the wall… :)

-- Steve, Michigan - "Every piece of work is a self portrait of the person who accomplished it - autograph your work with excellence!" - Author unknown

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#14 posted 01-11-2012 08:20 PM

Congratulations; it looks great.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#15 posted 01-11-2012 08:22 PM

Wow! I’d hate to see your second one! Excellent work. I love the stepped shelves.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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