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Hardwoods Incorporated Bar Parts Shipped Around the World

We talk a lot about Hardwoods Incorporated’s hardwood bar rails and bar parts being made right here in the United States. And it’s true – We’re incredibly proud to be an American-made company. But the market for high-quality hardwood bar parts extends far beyond our borders. We’ve made bar rails, bar top kits, and other hardwood bar parts that are featured in custom home and commercial bars all across the country, and all over the world. Our bar parts have been carefully packaged and shipped to countries such as Poland, Russia, Japan, and Romania, making us a truly international company!…

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Customer Project Spotlight: Mark G.

Our customers continually surprise us with their creativity and craftsmanship in using our products to create their own custom bars. Today’s project comes from Mark G. at the Great Sacanaga Lake in Latham, NY. He wanted a place where he could gather to host parties, and also a space he could enjoy on his own. When he started planning his project, Mark scoured “countless websites” to design what they did and did not like in the pictures they saw. Additionally, he says the guidance of the team at Hardwoods Incorporated helped him refine his design into what it came to…

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Staying Safe During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way everyone, including us here at Hardwoods Incorporated, does business.  With many companies closing their doors, even temporarily, to protect the health and well-being of their workers and customers, taking extra precautions in our shop was important.  At Hardwoods Incorporated, we’re still completely open for business, but we’ve made some small adjustments to prevent the spread and keep all our employees – and our valued customers – healthy and safe. What We’re Doing Here at Hardwoods Incorporated, we’re lucky to have a large workshop where we carefully hand-pick our high-quality hardwoods, creating our bar…

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3 Ways You Can Use Hardwoods Incorporated Crown Molding

For more than 40 years, we at Hardwoods Incorporated have worked hard to bring you exceptional bar rails, bar top kits, and other parts to help you build your dream bar. And in 2019, we introduced a new product to give you even more choices: Hardwood crown molding. We wanted to make sure that you, our customers, had the same high-quality hardwood products to use when trimming out your custom bars and other areas of your home.  If you’ve got your eye on our hardwood crown molding but don’t know how to use it, here are 3 ways to get…

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4 Ways to Make Your Bar More Personal

Building your own home bar is one of the ultimate ways to personalize your home. You get to decide exactly where you want it located, how you want things to look, and what materials you use. But sometimes, finding a way to make your home bar more personal – without losing the design – can be a challenge. If you’re looking for ways to personalize your home bar, here are 4 ideas: Choose a Theme Theming your bar is a great way to bring something that’s important to you into a space you want to spend time in. Your theme…

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BR475 Curly Birch Bar Rail Molding,

Just Finished: BR475 Curly Birch Bar rail molding custom made for a client in LaPorte Indiana. At Hardwoods Incorporated we make eight different bar rail moldings with matching radius corners as well as custom profiles in a variety of domestic and exotic hardwoods. Contact us for your next home or commercial bar project. Thank you for considering Hardwoods Incorporated.

3 Benefits of Choosing a Live Edge Bar Top

When building your custom bar, you have a lot of choices in the types of materials, the design, and the finishing touches. Each choice you make will work toward creating your own unique design and feel, giving you the bar you want. One major choice that must be made is what type and style of bar top you decide to install. Do you go with a traditional, smooth top, or opt for a unique live edge bar top? This decision is going to greatly impact the overall look and feel of your finished bar, as it’s the part that your…

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4 Ways to Use Lighting to Create a Sophisticated Bar

When crafting your custom bar, you’ve thought of all the little details. From the pictures on the wall to the exact color of the furniture you’re using, you’ve planned it all. One detail you don’t want to overlook – and that can make a huge impact to the overall look and feel of your bar – is the lighting. Here are 4 ways to use lighting to create that sophisticated feel you’re looking for in your bar without shelling out big bucks: Go for Backlighting Backlighting in cabinets and behind shelves is a great way to add accent lighting to…

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Customer Project Spotlight: Bridget H.

At Hardwoods Incorporated, we love seeing the creative and beautiful ways our customers use our products. Recently, we received completed project pictures from first-time builder Bridget H. in Concord, North Carolina. She wanted a home bar that was fit for home concerts to share her love of music with her friends, as well as a relaxing evening enjoying a glass of wine. The bar also had to fit the space chosen for it, an 8 ½-foot-long space in her basement. “I looked at hundreds of photos on Google, Hardwoods Incorporated, and Pinterest. Hundreds. But there was one picture that kept…

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Bar Top Materials: Exploring Your Options

One of the more important decisions you need to make when planning to build your own bar is what type of material to use for the bar top. While wood is a traditional choice – and our personal favorite – there are a variety of materials you can opt to use for your bar top and get a gorgeous, personalized bar. Here are some of the most common materials used for bar tops: Laminate Laminate is a choice for many builders for its inexpensive prices and easy upkeep. This material comes in a wide array of colors and patterns, allowing…

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Hi Paul,

A quick note about the bar rail and radius corner pieces I purchased from you. They are awesome!  They shipped quickly and arrived in perfect shape.  The rails were VERY straight and the radius corner profile matched perfectly.  Scott H 3Thank you for a great product!

Scott H. – Holland Michigan

04/05/19

Paul, Your help was greatly appreciated in the completion of the bar I built for the American Legion in Ocean City, NJ. The mahogany bar rail and bottom rail went very well with the Heart Pine.  The quality of the wood was great.  If you are ever in Ocean City, stop by for a drink. I have attached a picture of the  finished product.

Bob V American LegionBill V. – Ocean City NJ

05/06/18

The quality of the wood was great.