Archive for the ‘Bar Building’ Category

Specializing in Building Bars For Over 40 Years.

For over 40 years we have been building commercial bars and assisting contractors, builders and home owners to do it yourself with our bar rail moldings, bar top and bar front parts made to exacting standards by us in our facility. We never sub contract our work or import parts of questionable quality. What we offer on our website is what you get, you order an 8′ section of bar rail you get 8′ in one piece not 2 pieces 4′. We even offer wood species and extra long lengths of bar rail molding you can’t buy anywhere else. Pictured…

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DIY Home Bars from Hardwoods Incorporated.

At Hardwoods Incorporated we’ve had the privileged of working some pretty talented home owners, contractors and do-it-yourselfers. Pictured below is a sampling of recently completed home bars submitted by customers using our bar building products. This L shaped home bar was completed by Jeff R. in Elgin IL using our BR475 bar rail moldings and matching radius corner. Here we have a beautiful front and back bar with an overhead canopy and lighting crafted by Bryan S. in Hudson FL trimmed with our BR475 Bar rail. Pictured is a nice little DIY home bar crafted by Luke B. in Rock…

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Traditional Wood Bar Arm Rest Molding In Stock For Prompt Shipment!

We have our BR475 Traditional wood bar arm rest molding in stock for immediate shipment in oak, poplar, maple, cherry and mahogany no waiting, no back orders and no excuses. We can even ship this molding up to 106″ long in one piece by UPS allowing you to build a bigger home bar. Need a longer length or matching radius corner? No problem we stock radius corners and bar rail moldings up to 16′ long. We can make these assurances because we manufacture everything we sell and rely on no one to make it for us. At Hardwoods Incorporated, we pride ourselves…

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Bar Building 101: Major Parts of a Typical Bar

You’ve decided to build your own home bar and have figured out where you’ll locate it and some basic measurements. Now, it’s time to begin sketching out the rough design for your bar, adding and subtracting features. Before you get started, you’ll need to know the basic parts of a typical bar: Front Bar The front bar is exactly what it sounds like – The front of the bar. This is the area where your guests will sit and sip their drinks. Of all the areas of your home bar, this is the one where design and guest comfort should…

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Build a bigger home bar with 9′ short bar rail molding!

Build a bigger home bar with our new 9′ short bar rail moldings. They ship as one piece, full length 106″ long by UPS with affordable shipping nationwide. With the addition of matching radius corners, it is now possible to make a U shaped bar top over 11′ long without a seam in the bar rail molding. If your home bar design is L shaped then add a matching radius corner to our 9′ short bar rail molding for a seamless bar top over 10′ long. The 9′ short bar rail moldings are offered in our 5 star top rated BR475 and BR550…

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Want To Build a Bar? Start Here!

So you’ve made the decision: You want to build your very own custom bar. Congratulations! But now that you’ve made the decision to build, what’s next? This practical guide will help you through the beginning stages of building a home or commercial bar on your own: Choose Your Space What sort of bar are you looking to build? Do you want an indoor bar, or an outdoor bar? Obviously, weather will be a major determining factor in answering this question. You’re less likely to spring for a fancy outdoor bar if your backyard is covered in snow for most of…

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Choosing the Best Bar Rail for Your Project: A Guide

Adding a bar rail to your home bar can take it from so-so to stunning. Bar rails feature rounded edges, softening the sharp corners or bar tops and other pieces, providing a spot for your guests to comfortably rest their arms. At Hardwoods Incorporated, our bar rails come in a variety of profiles and finishes. There’s an option for every type and style of home bar, from rustic and simple to ultra-ornate. BR-450   The BR-450 bar rail is one of our simplest, most affordable options that still provides a beautiful, polished finish to your home bar. It features a…

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Tongue and Groove Bar Top Slabs

We’ve been busy in the shop making bar top kits and bar rail moldings for all of our customers. Pictured below is over 140 linear feet of tongue and groove main bar top kits made from poplar for a large commercial bar project in Philadelphia Pa.Main bar top kits are ready to assemble and install easily over your plywood subtop 1 piece at a time with screws from underneath, gluing only the top edge of the joints. A bar clamp may be used to close any open seams while attaching the planks. Clean any excess glue with a damp cloth,…

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DIY Home Bars

Our customers are building fine looking home bars and occasionally they send us pictures of their work. We want to share with you several recently completed bars crafted by do-it-yourself’ers throughout the USA. In this picture we see a nice little home bar made from American Walnut trimmed with baseboard molding, cap molding, fluted columns and a brass foot rail.The bar top features a granite tile top trimmed with a walnut Chicago style bar rail molding. Perfect for 4 bar stools and one on the end. Get this look: Bar front fluted column & BR 475 bar rail Here we have…

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Traditional wood bar arm rest molding with cropped corners.

When building a home or commercial bar of any size or shape at some point in the process you will need to decide how to deal with the corner or corners of the bar rail molding. The standard option for navigating turns in bar rail molding is the simple 90 degree mitered corner. Although this option may be a fast and easy way to make the corner it can result in a somewhat sharp edge at the very tip of the miter that can be a little tough on your guests. There is another option.  How about taking the edge…

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Good morning Paul !James Small 1Thank you again for the beautiful Walnut hardwood Bar Rail! It turned out better than I could have imagined! Anyone looking please visit with Paul. He makes it as easy as it sounds!!

Thank you again!

James S. – Bismarck, ND,

09/10/18

Anyone looking please visit with Paul he makes it as easy as it sounds !!

The Bar rail worked out awesome thank you.

08/15/19

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BR 475 Chicago bar rail molding.