Archive for the ‘Bar Building’ Category

Natural edge slab bar tops

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Natural edge bar tops are usually made from one solid piece of kiln dried wood with the natural edges of the log exposed on one or both sides of the bar top. In our shop, the slabs are planed, straight lined on one edge if needed and then sanded to final thickness. When several slabs are required to make a large bar top, wood slabs cut in a sequence are preferred and used when available. Because seasoned wood slabs usually have some of the bark still attached we take the time to carefully remove all the loose bark prior to…

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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

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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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Custom bar top kits and bar rail moldings for home and commercial bars.

We recently had the privilege to worked with a client in Bushnell Illinois building a large commercial bar in an 1870’s building being renovated into a bar and restaurant. The project required custom bar top kits, Curved and straight Chicago bar rail moldings and bar top trim all made from quartersawn sapele mahogany. Working closely with the client we carefully selected the sapele mahogany lumber for color and grain and proceeded to machine all of the parts required in our western Maryland millwork facility. Once completed the entire project was carefully inspected, packaged and shipped by freight to our client…

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Do you need bar rail molding longer than 8’? We have it up to 16’ long!

At Hardwoods Incorporated, we offer our bar rail moldings that are longer than 8’ cut and bisquet-jointed for affordable shipping nationwide. All of our 10’, 12’ and 15’ bar rail moldings offered online are made from one full length of bar rail which we cut in half. We install bisquet joints so they can be re-assembled on the bar top, matching the grain back together. These are NOT two random pieces of bar rail. Cutting these longer bar rails in half allows us to provide you with one piece of bar rail made from the same piece of wood that…

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Easy to install bar rail molding.

We make bar rail molding installation quick and easy with our simple notched design that fits snugly over standard thickness bar top materials along with our installation video to guide you every step of the way.  While some companies sell bar rails, they don’t make bar rails. What they offer requires a lot of extra work, time and cost just to accommodate installation of their product. Why use extra layers of plywood, shims, or some other nonstock, hard to find thickness of material for your bar top in order to make the bar rail fit? At Hardwoods Incorporated we’ve been…

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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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Want a home bar? Build one!

Have you ever dreamed of having your own home bar? What’s stopping you? A home bar may be one of those home improvement projects that feels like a luxury to hire a professional to build, but is just daunting enough to frighten a prospective do-it-yourselfer. If you decide to make the leap and build your own home bar, you can enjoy many great advantages. Home bars are great places to gather with family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy a cool drink and some snacks while cheering on your favorite sports team. They’re also ideal places to set up an espresso…

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Packing and shipping bar rail molding

Have you ever ordered something and waited, expectantly, for it to arrive, only to discover it has gotten broken during shipping? At Hardwoods Incorporated, we take pride in carefully packing and shipping the bar-building products we make for you. Every order is inspected for quality and accuracy, then hand-packed with the utmost care. We value your business and handle each order, large or small, with the same caution and respect. From bar top kits and bar rail moldings all the way down to our radius corners, we begin the packing process by protecting the ends with wood or cardboard safety…

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The rail and corners arrived far sooner than I expected so I haven’t installed it yet, but they arrived in perfect condition and are exactly what I wanted for my bar.

H. C. – Elizabeth Colorado

08/07/19

BR 158 Alder bar rail molding and matching radius corner.

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.