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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Just wanted to say thanks for your great products! With your excellent quality and quick shipping I was able to build this bar top for a friend of mine in less than a week. He wanted a “tropical golf” theme. It took 1,496 beer bottle caps from around the world and two gallons of resin to complete. Your great team made this project a wonderful experience!

Keep up the great work!

Kyle BeliczkyFebruary 3, 2013

Excellent service and product. I was concerned with the 8′ length as my bar is exactly that long. I was asked to call when I was ready to order and when I did they offered to add an extra 1/2″. This put me at ease and was a fantastic example of customer service. The diagrams on the site were great in helping me prepare my bar for the rail and every fit just right.

Wayne L. – Warwick Rhode Island

11/02/18