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.

Bar rail end

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Here you can see where the bar top, glass rail, drip edge and bar rail molding come together. By installing one of our bar top wings you can create a smooth intersection for all of these bar top parts to meet resulting in a clean professional look.

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Here you can see a custom granite bar top where the end was finished by covering the sub top with inside edge trim and the BR475-3CM bar rail mitered back to itself creating a natural end to the molding and bar top.

Bar Top, Drip Edge, Bar Rail & More

At Hardwoods Incorporated we strive to bring answers to your bar building questions by anticipating potential challenges and offer common sense solutions that look good and are done correctly. We make and use our bar building products everyday, this all we do and we know them well. Please contact us 1-844-BAR-RAIL to learn more about how to build a bar.

Thank you for considering Hardwoods Incorporated.

                                                                                               

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I had placed an order for a bar rail consisting of an 8′ piece and a 4′ piece. The 4′ piece should have been a 6′ piece (my error). I caught the error the next day when I received a confirmation email regarding my order. I called and spoke to a gentleman by the name of Paul and explained my dilemma. He immediately corrected the error and assured me that my order would be correct when it arrived. I received the order and it was perfect! I wish all business provide the customer service that your company has provided. Thank you again for everything.

John C.

04/10/17

John C.Northfield, MA

Purchased the Walnut 475 rail. Was a little nervous because I needed a 12’ piece and it was going to be cut in half to allow for shipping. It came already cut for biscuit joint and with very little sanding it fit perfectly. Have to really look hard to see the joint and rail looks awesome.

Greg M. Rockwood Tennessee

08/06/19

BR 475 Walnut bar rail molding