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Butcher Block Bar Top

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Project by hartmanwoodworks posted 124 days ago 1167 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This butcher block bar top is 8’ x 20” with alternating hard maple stripes running the length of the bar. I made this for a friend this past winter and he as since painted the room to match the maple stripes. I used my fathers old Stanley doweling jig, since I don’t have a biscuit jointer (I have to get one!). I put a 1/4” dowel every 12, inches and destroyed two 1/4” brad point bits in the process. But, overall I was very satisfied with the results!

Thanks for looking!

-- Hartman Woodworks llc, https://www.etsy.com/shop/HartmanWoodworks





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 124 days ago

First – really nice
Second – where did you get flat walnut ?

-- Dick, Ohio

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Marcus

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#2 posted 124 days ago

I like it. It kind of has a cool surf/skateboard vibe to it to my eyes.

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RWAARM

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#3 posted 124 days ago

LOVE THIS!! BEAUTIFUL.

-- RITA, INDIANA-RWAARM@YAHOO.COM

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hartmanwoodworks

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#4 posted 124 days ago

Thanks,
The walnut is cut into 1 1/4” strips and then glued back together with dowels to reveal the edge grain. I had to glue sections together so it would fit in my 13” planer. Total of 3 sections were build and then glued together. The dowels helped to keep everything lined up and flat.

Thanks

-- Hartman Woodworks llc, https://www.etsy.com/shop/HartmanWoodworks

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MisterBill

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#5 posted 124 days ago

Beautiful work. When you friend repainted his walls it really helped to tie in the bar top, the slate floors and the walls.

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Steve Kreins

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#6 posted 123 days ago

Beautiful work. But I want to know, how do you open that door with the corner table in the way? ;) If you didn’t see this, you aren’t looking close enough. ;)

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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SoonerFanJerry

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#7 posted 121 days ago

Beautiful work!

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#8 posted 119 days ago

Gorgeous bar top! Attractive wood combo and like the stripes. Great job!

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hartmanwoodworks

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#9 posted 119 days ago

Thanks for all of the nice comments!

-- Hartman Woodworks llc, https://www.etsy.com/shop/HartmanWoodworks

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