Bar Top

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Project by Cormack04 posted 08-02-2013 05:01 PM 4249 views 13 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bar top…outer rim 3/4” dado 3/8” deep… glued and air nailed to 3/4” ply… cement board…corks from all the wineries we have visited…bottle caps are in thin-set morter…gray… topped with 2 boxes of clear coat epoxy finish (very simple to use and solidifies in about a day) – hope you enjoy…

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#1 posted 08-02-2013 05:47 PM

Interesting top. Lots of good beers in there.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 08-02-2013 06:54 PM

Love it…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 08-02-2013 10:15 PM

Awesome Bar!!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#4 posted 08-02-2013 11:14 PM

Love this. The tavern at the college I went to had a bar like this but had pennies in it instead of bottle caps. Always wanted to make something like this.


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#5 posted 08-02-2013 11:41 PM

ChrisK you can’t put bad beer on a bar top…quality always is served…

thanks for the great comments everyone…

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#6 posted 08-03-2013 12:47 AM

Great work. Why am I suddenly thirsty???

-- Rick

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#7 posted 08-03-2013 09:44 AM

I’ll drink to that project.
Always nice to see where your discretionary money goes…................

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 08-03-2013 11:17 AM

Super cool. Well done!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#10 posted 08-03-2013 05:44 PM

Really cool idea! And working up to get the materials needed was fun as well. Hehe

-- RETIRED...nuff said!

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#11 posted 08-04-2013 02:24 AM

Okay, now I am inspired. Really unique piece.

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#12 posted 08-04-2013 01:01 PM

Cool, my son and I work all over the world and we should save up some caps and make one of these.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 08-04-2013 07:46 PM

I like this project, I’ve had something like this in mind for a long time. Takes some time to set all those caps though, I’ll bet. I had a collection of hundreds of caps that I have collected over the years, now if I could just remember where I stored them.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#14 posted 08-04-2013 10:58 PM

“corks from all the wineries we have visited”
And you can still walk straight? :D
Where did you get the clear coat epoxy? Any specific brand? Good design for the bar.
I worked with a guy who collected beer bottles and displayed them in his den. Had some like 200 different brands from around the world. This was 40 years ago- no telling what he has now.

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#15 posted 08-06-2013 03:13 PM

looks good. its these kind of man projects that i enjoy the most

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