Home Show Display Bar

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Project by Popintraining posted 2416 days ago 3865 views 12 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is our home show display bar I built a few years ago. It’s built out of solid cherry including the bar top. The top is attached at the columns with bolts and easily comes apart. It’s still heavy and next time I will definitely consider building it in three sections instead of two. It definitely has served its purpose, I’ve picked up a lot work from this bar, however it’s time to part with it. I’ve listed it on craigs list about two weeks ago and already have somebody coming to see it. Brand new it should sell for about $10,000. but I’m giving it away for $5,000. It’s taking up to much room in my shop! It’s just over 8’ long and just less than 8’ high. It took me about 2 months part time give or take to build it. Hopefuly it will sell soon!
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-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down

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#1 posted 2416 days ago

2months to make it and how long to finally decide to part with it? :)


-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 2416 days ago

WOW that’s really a nice bar. I love how solid it looks, it’s very classy.

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#3 posted 2416 days ago

looks great

-- making sawdust....

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#4 posted 2416 days ago

Beautiful work and great design.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#5 posted 2416 days ago

Very nice. Sounds like it is a must to replace it. well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#6 posted 2416 days ago

That has to be hard to let go. Especially at half what it is worth. I can only hope the buyer has sufficient appreciation of that.

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#7 posted 2416 days ago

Excellent job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Thos. Angle

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#8 posted 2416 days ago

That must be Pop beating knots on yer head in the first photo. Great work.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#9 posted 2416 days ago

Thats a nice looking bar Bryan. Very similar to the one I am making (for the past 5-6 years). One day I will finish it.

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

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#10 posted 2412 days ago

Well I haven’t let it go yet! Maybe I’ll just add a keg and keep it!

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

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#11 posted 1816 days ago

Nice job.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#12 posted 1815 days ago

most impressive great work

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 1663 days ago

great looking bar…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#14 posted 780 days ago

it don’t get much nicer then that…........sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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