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Project by CanuckGal posted 303 days ago 1117 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bar I built for our newly renovated basement. It was made from spalted wormy maple and maple veneer ply. I saw a similar bar online and then just made up my own plans in Sketchup. The side extension can be used on either side of the bar. It was finished with Minwax Early American stain and two coats of satin poly. My camera seems to add a yellow cast to every picture I take so it’s hard to show the real colour. The stools are just temporary, I plan to build my own to match the bar eventually.

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 303 days ago

Very nice bar, and it looks great…nicely done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 303 days ago

Beautiful bar, fantastic work and craftsmanship. I like the movable side section, great idea. Enjoy this build, because like Stumpy says: “you’ve earned it my friend!”

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 302 days ago

Beautiful work. Great job.

-- 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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michelletwo

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#4 posted 302 days ago

the interior is interesting doors & drawers..you must have been quite energetic!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 302 days ago

This is very attractive and really nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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BTimmons

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#6 posted 302 days ago

Very classy. I like it.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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MT_Stringer

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#7 posted 302 days ago

Very nice project. Should be some good times ahead.

That yellow cast is probably due to the lighting. A flash would help change the color temperature to daylight and make the pics look more natural. Or you can edit the pics in a photo editor such as Photoshop Elements to adjust the color temp.

Regardless, your project looks very nicely done.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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sheetzy

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#8 posted 302 days ago

very nice!! i just built a bar myself. i hope to put some pics on here myself. tell me what you think. sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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Tooch

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#9 posted 302 days ago

Very nice- when am I invited over for a “testing?”

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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David Dean

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#10 posted 302 days ago

nice work.

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dnick

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#11 posted 299 days ago

A very nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 298 days ago

Looks great and well designed. Great set up and choice of materials. Excellent job!

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