Archive for the ‘Bar Building’ Category

Customer Project: Thunder Bar

At Hardwoods Incorporated, we are always impressed by the creativity and talent of our customers. They always find new and interesting ways to incorporate our products into their projects, creating exceptional custom bars for home and commercial use. One of those great, creative projects is this “Thunder Bar” built by Shane. Shane told us he was talking with his daughter, who was months away from her wedding, about an idea he’d had years ago to build a bar out of a 1966 Ford Thunderbird. His daughter thought it was a great idea, and said it would be great if Shane…

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3 Tips for Balancing Quality & Cost in Your Bar-Building Project

Choosing to build a custom bar means you have full control over the entire project. From where to build it right down to the lighting you’ll use, you get to make all the decisions. For many bar builders, their dreams get a little out of pace from their budgets, with great ideas flowing faster than the cash to purchase the necessary pieces. If you want to create a high-quality custom bar without totally breaking the bank, follow these 3 tips: Prioritize & Make Necessary Cuts Being on a budget with any project means you’re unlikely to get everything you want…

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Hardwood Species for Your Custom Bar

You’ve got your custom bar’s location all scoped and measured out, and you’ve taken the time to carefully consider the design elements you want to include. The next major task you have to complete before you can move on to the building phase is to choose what species of wood you want your bar to be built from. There are multiple species of hardwoods that would make a great custom bar (We carry more than a dozen species at Hardwoods Incorporated!), but finding the right one for your project is important to getting the finished look you want. Here are…

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Home bar top by Hardwoods Incorporated.

We recently completed a custom home bar bar top for a local client using solid poplar hardwood. The project involved several offsets and notches to fit around a column and on top of irregular shaped cabinets. Pictured is the layout, measurement and design stage of the bar top project. Next we have the rough cut out and glue up stage where we over size the bar top blank for cutting later. Here we show the bar top blank cut to the size and shape and installed over the plywood sub top. Notice that the sub top extends past the main bar…

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6 Great Reasons to Choose Hardwoods Incorporated for Your Next Project

When building your custom bar for your home or business, we know you’ve got a lot of choices. Size, style, materials, decor. … It can seem as if your options are never-ending before you even get started on your project. When you choose Hardwoods Incorporated, you get exceptional quality, a wide range of options to find the look you want, and our unparalleled commitment to customer support. Here are a few (of many!) reasons to choose Hardwoods, Incorporated for your next bar-building project: Bar Rails & Bar Parts Are All We Do Because we’re completely committed to providing our customers…

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Get Great Deals on Unique Products in Our Closeouts & Specials Section!

Looking for a great deal for yourself or that bar-building enthusiast in your life this holiday season? Check out our Closeouts & Specials page for the latest unique and discounted items from Hardwoods Incorporated! All these items are made in our shop right here in Maryland, but they have some natural inclusions that prevent us from listing them in regular inventory. You get the same great, high-quality product you’ve come to expect from Hardwoods Incorporated with a little extra character and at a lower price. Most items are available for free shipping, so take advantage of these great deals before…

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Chicago Bar Rail Molding Specials with Free Shipping.

Have you checked out the deals on our closeouts and specials page recently? At Hardwoods Incorporated we’ve been busy changing and growing our product line and in the process have developed limited batches of select bar rail molding being offered at a discount with free shipping on most items. These bar rail moldings are in good condition and may contain small knots, mineral stain or other natural inclusions. Whether you are building a small home bar or large commercial bar you will likely find a deal on the bar rails you need with no compromises. To place and order or if you…

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Introducing the Newest Way to Personalize Your Bar: Bar Front Trim Planks

New from Hardwoods Inc. is a different way to customize your home or commercial bar: Bar front trim planks. These planks can be installed vertically or horizontally on your bar front to give your project a Craftsman-like look and elegance. Add depth to your bar front in any length or configuration you want. Install our bar front trim planks on their own, or with our bar front fluted columns for some extra flair. These simple trim planks even can be cut to different widths to vary the look. You’re only limited by your imagination! These ¾” thick, 6” wide, 8’…

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Custom Made Bar Tops by Hardwoods Inc

At Hardwoods Incorporated, we make custom bar tops and bar top kits for both home and commercial bars. Whether you are looking for a traditional wood bar top with bar rail molding or a natural edge slab bar top, we can help – all we need is a rough sketch with dimensions and your input. We provide an itemized list of materials, labor, shipping costs, and time frame for your project so you can decide to either DIY the bar top or have us make it for you. Either way, we make the process simple by providing all you need…

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Bar front Panel Moldings by Hardwoods Incorporated

Coming soon to the Hardwoods Incorporated bar front parts store; Bar front panel moldings in poplar, oak, cherry, maple, mahogany and walnut ready for prompt shipment nationwide. We also provide custom milling of our bar front panel moldings in a variety of other wood species upon request.This side profile shows the notch which is 1/4″ x 3/4″ designed to cover our bar front trim planks and standard plywood thicknesses available in 8′ lengths.When you combine bar front panel moldings with our fluted columns and bar front trim kits you can create a nice deep recessed panel bar front that is perfect…

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