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Project by Monte Pittman posted 173 days ago 1444 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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#1 posted 173 days ago

That’s Gorgeous! Monte, Beautiful Job.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#2 posted 173 days ago

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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#3 posted 173 days ago

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 173 days ago

nice looking bar

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#5 posted 173 days ago

Now THAT’s nice! Love the contrast.



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#6 posted 173 days ago

beautiful bar.glad your able to keep working.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 173 days ago

Looks great.

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#8 posted 173 days ago

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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#9 posted 173 days ago

nice work and sorry about your shop.

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#10 posted 173 days ago

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 173 days ago

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

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#12 posted 173 days ago

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?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#13 posted 173 days ago

Does the bar come stocked?


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#14 posted 173 days ago

Very Nice!

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#15 posted 173 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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