Basement Bar

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Project by BillyD3152 posted 468 days ago 1455 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Basement Bar I built with my father. Mostly quarter sawn White Oak with black granite top. This started my venture into woodworking.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#1 posted 468 days ago

Very nice. Are you open for business?

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#2 posted 468 days ago

Nice job, since you didn’t take enough pics for us Lumerjock junkies, I will have to insist that I come of for a beer and take a closer look. Well done.

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

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#3 posted 468 days ago

I’m with Ken90712.

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#4 posted 468 days ago

^ +2

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#5 posted 468 days ago

Where do you go from there? This STARTED your venture in woodworking?
Where would you start your sports career, at the NBA finals?

Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 468 days ago

Great job. As suggested in the future we like lots of pictures, dimensions and descriptions. Other wise you have to buy a round for all of us. :-)

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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#7 posted 468 days ago

Thanks for all the compliments….it was a lot of fun, very frustrating, but, did start the itch. I will try to load some in progress pics. I did not think it was going to come out that nice. Also had no idea of the amount of tools I would amass. lol. Thanks again.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#8 posted 468 days ago

I want one of these in my basement!

Great looking bar—and I really like the cash register! Nice touch!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 468 days ago

I bought the cash register..for more than my wife knew…so kind of committed myself to building the bar to go under it.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#10 posted 468 days ago

Wow! Extreme work! Your work left me speechless! A work of art! Elegantly done!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 468 days ago

I am hooked on the idea of building a real nice bench. That will be my next project I think soon as I find a way to pay for all the maple.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#12 posted 468 days ago

Ill make a road trip down 84 for free beer and a seat at that bar. Heck of a nice job Billy. Did you wear the tie just for the photo? ;)

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#13 posted 468 days ago

No..the tie is for the gig that pays the bills.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#14 posted 467 days ago

Wow, awesome job!

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#15 posted 467 days ago

Outstanding job ! You two did it just right.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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