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Project by Monte Pittman posted 02-01-2014 01:33 PM 1574 views 1 time favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Didn’t want everyone to think I am sitting around doing nothing. This week I was supposed to be at my biggest show of the year. However because of some setbacks I had to skip it. I do still have a couple smaller shows coming that I intend to be ready for.

This bar was built for display and is not finished in the back. If someone wants to buy it, I will finish it per the customer request. It’s beetle kill pine. It’s 6 ft wide, 3 ft deep and 42 inches high. Since I am always looking for improvement, comments are always welcome.

The body is finished with multiple coats of Polyurethane. The top is bar top epoxy.

Yes it was finished in my house. My finish room is still in the planning stage.

Thanks for reading

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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nonickswood

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#1 posted 02-01-2014 01:47 PM

That’s Gorgeous! Monte, Beautiful Job.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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gwolfe1977

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#2 posted 02-01-2014 02:18 PM

Great job Monte! The finish on the top looks great! I’m glad to see you’re not letting your “setbacks” slow you down.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 02-01-2014 02:39 PM

I think it’s ready for the show now. Add a couple optional stools with it and your off. Beautifully finished.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#4 posted 02-01-2014 02:39 PM

nice looking bar

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TZH

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#5 posted 02-01-2014 03:03 PM

Now THAT’s nice! Love the contrast.

TZH

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#6 posted 02-01-2014 03:06 PM

beautiful bar.glad your able to keep working.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 02-01-2014 03:08 PM

Looks great.

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 02-01-2014 03:32 PM

Very nice Marty. Glad that nothing like the mere loss of a shop can stop you.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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David Dean

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#9 posted 02-01-2014 03:40 PM

nice work and sorry about your shop.

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bugz

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#10 posted 02-01-2014 03:41 PM

Monte, very nicely done. You inspire us all, just remember, tough times don’t last, but tough people do.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#11 posted 02-01-2014 03:49 PM

Can’t keep a good man down. Go Monte! Inspiring.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#12 posted 02-01-2014 03:49 PM

There is no doubt that you won’t any setbacks slow you down and stop your progress. Very nice bar…it should sell easily. Have you been accumulating tools or was this lumber that was already cut prior to the fire?

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#13 posted 02-01-2014 03:55 PM

Does the bar come stocked?

BJ

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Core2

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#14 posted 02-01-2014 04:08 PM

Very Nice!

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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 02-01-2014 04:10 PM

I have been doing both. I am searching for tools like a mad man. But I have 4 current projects that were started well before the fire. Just needs finishing.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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