Basement Bar

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Project by Todd A. Clippinger posted 01-09-2008 05:44 AM 12036 views 13 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a basement room my brother and I finished out with a bar. The clients are very social and love entertaining, so this really is a great room to have for this purpose.

The bar was designed and constructed by another shop. We just did the install..

The clients on this project are great to work with and we have worked extensively on their house during the construction. We have continued to work for them since the construction ended.

One of the best things in life is working with my brother. We make a great team.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#1 posted 01-09-2008 05:46 AM

Just your average, run-of-the-mill basement, eh Todd?

This is really sweet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 01-09-2008 05:48 AM

Yeah, just an average, dark, musty, low ceiling basement. Good for nothing but storing excess crap.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#3 posted 01-09-2008 05:55 AM

Ai Caramba! One of those claustrophobic places with no light or ambiance either.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 01-09-2008 06:49 AM

Dusty. Another great work of art.

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

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#5 posted 01-09-2008 06:59 AM

Great job! There’s nothing more I can say.

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

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#6 posted 01-09-2008 07:39 AM

wow…again…you are in my HALL OF FAME…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 01-09-2008 09:08 AM


-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#8 posted 01-09-2008 12:11 PM

Todd, you continue to amaze me. Excellent!

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Roger Strautman

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#9 posted 01-09-2008 12:55 PM

It’s a breath of fresh air when I hear of how brothers can work and enjoy what they do together.

Those white patio doors sure make the room. LOL! Great room! They did a nice job separating the bar area from activity area. Well done Todd!!!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#10 posted 01-09-2008 01:02 PM

and that’s pretty awesome about your family team :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-09-2008 01:33 PM

Amazing work Todd!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#12 posted 01-09-2008 02:04 PM

Everyone needs a basement like that…Great job Todd.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#13 posted 01-09-2008 02:20 PM

Wow Todd, that has got to be the best entertainment room I’ve ever seen. The English pub style without the normal overdue people seen to think they need. Outstanding work, but one question….how do they get the people to leave once they get in there???? LOL

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#14 posted 01-09-2008 02:56 PM

I’ve always wished I had a brother. Maybe he’d like doing the things I hate. LOL Great job on this one as well, Todd.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#15 posted 01-09-2008 04:51 PM

As usual, excellent design and craftsmanship.

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