Hall of fame Bar

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Project by Popintraining posted 11-23-2007 07:32 AM 2284 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pop and I built this cherry bar for hall of fame pitcher Bruce Sutter. Great guy, one of those people that love everything you do. I wish all our customers were like him! Nowadays it seems like most people don’t appreciate the time and labor that goes into a project like this. Sutter was a little different! and a pleasure to work for.
This bar is built with solid cherry tops, true raised panels, custom moldings andcompletely fabricated in our shop.

Finish is a lacquer spray on everything but the bar tops which is a spray conversion varnish

-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down

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#1 posted 11-23-2007 09:39 AM

You and Pop do beautiful work. Great looking bar.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 11-23-2007 11:55 AM

Nice project! Real nice.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#3 posted 11-23-2007 12:09 PM


this is magnificent.
It’s nice to hear the good customer stories!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 11-23-2007 02:49 PM

Just excellent. Not much else can be said.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 11-23-2007 03:17 PM

very sweet work, great craftsmanship ! i used to have a trim business up near atlanta actually in buford near lake lanier . which they may be changing the name to lanier mud flats if you folks dont get some rain soon ! most of the sports figures ive worked for over the years have been pretty nice folks wed like to see more of your work !

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#6 posted 11-23-2007 07:30 PM

Stunning work and a great customer… what else could you ask for.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 11-23-2007 07:37 PM

Outstanding craftsmanship!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#8 posted 11-23-2007 07:45 PM

Nice job, just beautiful. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 11-23-2007 08:51 PM

Truly Pro!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 11-25-2007 02:28 AM

A beautiful sturdy job. I have been building my bar on & off for 5 or 6 years, will finish it one day. What finish did you use on the bar top Bryan ?.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 11-26-2007 02:54 AM

What a great project to be allowed to do. It looks like Hall of Fame Craftsmen built it for a Hall of Fame Player.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#13 posted 11-26-2007 12:56 PM

Fantastic looking project – I like the website also, but the “peanut butter & Jelly” is a completer pain! I could not turn it off

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (

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