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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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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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Bar Foot Rail Kits

Our quality bar foot rail kits are made in the USA from sturdy American ash hardwood and will add the perfect finishing touch to your home bar. The solid ash brackets and foot rail moldings are designed to attach to any bar front and work especially well when used with our bar front trim kits and bar front fluted columns. We offer our wooden bar foot rail kits in 6′ and 8′ lengths with custom configurations available. Contact us for details. The FR6 foot rail kit includes three (3) brackets and 6′ of foot rail molding. The FR8 foot rail…

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Foot Rail Installation Options

Foot Rail Installation Options For finished existing bars: Pre-drill the foot rail brackets and attach them to the bar front using trim screws and wood glue as shown. Be sure to keep the bracket plumb and tight to the floor. Buy a Bar Foot Rail Kit For bars under construction using our bar front trim kits: Pre-drill the foot rail bracket and base board, attach the bracket to the 6″ tall base board molding with wood screws and glue from the back as shown. Be sure to keep the bracket plumb and flush with the bottom of the base board…

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How to finish the end of a bar top & bar rail

When building your own home bar whether it is free standing, a peninsula or an L shaped bar, at some point you will need to finish the end of your bar top and bar rail molding. Here are a few suggestions on how to do just that without using those unsightly end caps. Here the bar top end was finished by laminating a piece of matching solid wood over the raw edge of the main and sub bar top prior to installing the bar rail. Here you can see where the bar top, glass rail, drip edge and bar rail…

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Wood Glass Rack Molding starting at $7.75 with $3.99 shipping nationwide.

Wood glass rack molding, wine glass molding and wood stemware moldings are all terms used to describe the essential parts of a wood glass rack used for suspending stemware under counters, shelves or overhead. Wood glass racks are perfect for storing your favorite wine and pilsner glasses or any stemware glass keeping them clean and free from dust. At Hardwoods Incorporated we make and stock our wooden glass rack moldings in 2’ and 3’ lengths, made from oak, poplar, maple, cherry, walnut and mahogany with custom lengths and wood species available upon request. Our wood glass rack moldings start at $7.75 each…

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Custom Commercial Bar Top

Pictured is a recently completed commercial bar top made from solid oak for a client in Chester, New York and manufactured by Hardwoods Incorporated using our stock bar top kits, glass rail & drip edge, bar top wings and BR475 Bar Rail Molding and radius corner.

New Shipping Specifications for BR475-S Bar Rail Radius Corners

Our BR475-S bar rail molding corners now ship with the skirt/apron portion trimmed back 1/2″ as shown below: This 1/2″ cut back allows for the adjoining straight section of apron to lap over onto the radius section and thus creating a visual offset. The offset adds strength to the joint, looks better visually and eliminates the need for perfect allignment with the seam on the actual bar rail molding itself. Please contact us with questions or concerns prior to ordering or when installing our BR475-S Bar Rail Radius Corners. Thank you for choosing Hardwoods Incorporated. Save

How Much Bar Rail Do I Need?

Not sure how much bar rail molding and parts to order? Don’t see the wood specie or lengths required to complete your home or commercial bar top? Please Contact Us by phone, 1-844-BAR-RAIL, or by email. Our staff is eager and ready to answer pre-order questions and make recommendations for your specific bar project. You may also send us a rough sketch, finished drawing or picture of the bar you want to build and we will respond with our suggestions on the best methods, bar building materials and shipping options to achieve your goal. At Hardwoods Incorporated we stock a large…

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Fitting Bar Rail Radius Corners & Straights

Although all of our bar rail molding both radius and straight are made to meet or exceed industry standards for fit and consistency, it may be necessary to scribe and adjust the placement of the seams to achieve optimum results. This is especially true where curved parts intersect with straight parts as the conditions on the job site can vary from those under which the curved and straight parts were made. Not to worry, you can make slight adjustments out or up of either the straight or curved part to make a near perfect transition then sand and feather in…

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