Archive for November, 2017

Our 10 Favorite Home Bars on Houzz

Houzz is one of the best places on the internet to get home project and design ideas. You can search by a whole host of options, including color, material type, style, and budget. For anyone looking for some home bar design inspiration, here are 10 of our favorites found on Houzz: Minnetrista Basement Photo by Knight Construction Design Inc. – Discover basement design ideas We love the gorgeous, dark wood used on this bar, which the designer says is knotty alder. The deep, rich finish of the bar contrasts with the light-colored carpeting and quartzite flooring to make this bar…

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Walnut Bar Rail Molding.

We had a busy morning today making walnut bar rail molding and matching radius corners for several holiday home bars. Pictured below are straight and curved sections of our BR475 Bar rails run from premium American Black Walnut sourced from a small sawmill in the Midwest. To learn more about leaning on our bar rails contact us @ 1-844-BAR-RAIL Thank you for considering Hardwoods Incorporated.      

Large Chicago Style Bar Rail Molding.

If you are building a commercial bar or sizable home bar you should know about our BR650 Chicago Style Bar Rail molding. It measures a full 6-1/2″ wide by 1-3/8″ thick and is available in lengths up to 16′ long. We make and stock the BR650 in oak, poplar, maple, cherry, walnut and mahogany, with other figured and exotic hardwoods available by request. This is our biggest bar rail molding widely used for large commercial bar tops in restaurants, pubs, night clubs and even large home bars. To learn more about resting your arms on this bar rail molding visit…

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How to build a bar top.

When making a home or commercial bar top we always recommend using ¾” thick solid hardwood for the main bar top as it is more durable and longer lasting than a plywood top and can even be refinished. At Hardwoods Incorporated we make and sell solid hardwood bar top kits in a variety of wood species. Standard sizes available are ¾” thick x 16” or 21” wide x 6’, 8’ and 10’ lengths with custom configurations available by request. Bar top kits are designed to be installed over a quality plywood sub top and offset to accept the wood bar…

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Build a holiday home bar.

Build a holiday home bar with the help of Hardwoods Incorporated your One Stop Bar Building Shop. We have in stock and ready for quick shipment; Bar rail moldings, radius corners and all the bar front parts needed to build the perfect home bar. Whether you need bar rail molding 2′ to 16′ long or matching radius corners 6″ or 12″ we have it in stock in oak, poplar, maple, cherry, mahogany, walnut and more. No back orders and no delays because we make everything right here in the USA in our own facility in Western Maryland. We also make to order…

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Hardwoods Incorporated One Stop Bar Building Shop.

Choosing the right bar rail molding for your bar is as important as the bar top itself. By any name; bar top rail, wood bar armrest molding, or Chicago style bar rail, it is the first thing you notice on any bar top and is the only part of the bar you really come in contact with. Whether building a small home bar out of walnut or a large commercial bar from hickory it is essential to have a bar rail molding that matches the size, scale and wood of your bar design. Consider building a bar from a figured…

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Custom orders of Chicago Bar Rail Molding.

We really enjoy making customized versions of our bar rail moldings and parts. We especially like making curved parts in wood species that can be a challenge to work with such as quartersawn oak and natural hickory. Pictured below are two such jobs we made recently for clients needing curved and matching straight rails for home bars under construction in Arizona and New York. BR475 Bar Rail Molding Natural Hickory BR475-S Bar Rail Corners Quartersawn Red Oak Nothing says custom more than the addition of curved moldings made from figured or unusual hardwoods. For more information on customizing your home…

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Hardwoods Incorporated One Stop Bar Building Shop

Whether you’re building a home or commercial bar, pool bar or bar shed it is always a good idea to start with the proper Bar building resources. Standard bar dimensions and specifications are good to know as you begin to layout and design your bar. How to assemble and install the bar top and which bar rail molding to choose? What is the best wood choice for your bar and how to stain and finish the bar top? What about curved bar rail corners and how easy are they to install? How about the bar front details and foot rail?…

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