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Project by brianarice posted 06-01-2011 05:34 PM 5155 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is our home bar that I built at our previous home. We wanted to have an Irish Pub style bar in our basement so after building the room itself I made the bar and small entertainment center. It was my first major home and wood working project and I was ultimately very happy with how it all turned out. Unfortunately I did not take any pictures of my progress and I am still kicking myself today for that. The bar and entertainment center were both built primarily with solid red oak or oak laminated plywood and was finished with a Bombay mahogany colored stain.





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fisherdoug09

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#1 posted 06-01-2011 05:45 PM

Great job on the bar and entertainment center. You should consider building bars for a living, its that good. Keep up the good work. Doug

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skippyland

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#2 posted 06-01-2011 06:07 PM

That’s a great job, you should be proud…any idea as to how much time went into this? Thanks for sharing.

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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Bret

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#3 posted 06-01-2011 06:21 PM

Awesome. We just bought a house with a pool table in the basement—I’ve been thinking of putting in a bar of some sort nearby and may have to “draw inspiration” from yours!

-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...

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#4 posted 06-01-2011 06:32 PM

Previous home… That must have clinched the sale when the buyers saw this…

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#5 posted 06-01-2011 06:54 PM

Love it! Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jorge Velez

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#6 posted 06-01-2011 07:11 PM

Like it a lot!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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DadEO

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#7 posted 06-01-2011 08:01 PM

Very nice!

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Kenns

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#8 posted 06-01-2011 08:24 PM

I have added your bar, et al, to my favorites list. I planning something for a friend and he may just like this concept. Thanks for sharing.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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RexMcKinnon

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#9 posted 06-07-2011 06:00 PM

You were able to sell after building this! Did you take it with you? LOL

I guess you have to build another now.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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hunter71

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#10 posted 11-04-2012 10:46 AM

Are we all welcome to stop by for a closer look?
Nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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fuzzface

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#11 posted 03-05-2014 03:43 PM

Beautiful work. Where did you get the Bombay mahogany stain? Looks awesome on oak. What time does the bar open??

-- I'm a LumberJock and I'm OK.............. I sleep all night and I work all day !!

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