You’ve taken the plunge and decided you’re all-in on building your own at-home bar. That’s great! Maybe this is your first project, or you’re a seasoned DIY-er. Either way, you’re a little hesitant about busting out your saw and nail gun, because you want your home bar to be perfect. Relax! Our experienced bar-building pros can get you started with 5 important tips to help you build your own home bar: Take Your Time to Plan We know you’re excited, but if you rush head-first into this project without taking the proper time and care to plan, you may not…
Building your first bar can seem like a daunting task. You’ve got all the planning, measuring, cutting, and installing, and you don’t want to forget anything! We’ve gathered a list of the things you’ll need to build a bar – besides our high-quality hardwood bar rails! Bar Parts To build a bar, you’re going to need some basic bar parts: Bar Top: You’ll need a top for your bar, where guests can rest their drinks. This can either be tongue and groove, like one of our quick ship hardwood bar top kits, or…
Sports? Video games? Movies? Music? No matter the passion, every man (and woman!) needs a space at home to serve as an escape and entertainment spot for friends with their interests. But how do you build the perfect man cave? There’s no exact formula, but there are plenty of tips and tricks to create a perfect man cave for your needs! The great thing about a man cave is that, while it’s main purpose is to foster escapism or be a gathering place for friends (sometimes both), it can also add value to your property and make it more attractive…
Thinking about building a home bar? While you already probably have figured out the benefits of having one, have you thought about how you’re going to get it made? You have a few choices, but your main decision is between DIY-ing the bar or hiring a professional. So what are the benefits of building your own versus hiring a pro to do the work for you? DIY Home Bar Building your own bar is a huge project to take on. It will cost less than hiring a professional, so that’s something that shouldn’t be taken lightly! On the flip side,…
Great product! The 475 Bar Rail was exactly what I needed for my home bar. As this was my first time doing a project like this, I needed some guidance and Paul was very helpful, taking time with me over the phone to explain a few things where I was stuck. I highly recommend using HWI’s products…… Read more
I ordered the red oak 475 bar rail for my basement bar. The ordered arrived quick and was wrap in a way to prevent damage. Highly recommend and will use again for future builds.
Ahmad W. – La Plata, Maryland
Outcome is beautiful. This was a project that took my old high school gym floor and turned it into a custom bar top for my husband for our new home. The railings came nicely packed to ensure no damage, and came on-time. Thank you!
Lisa F. – Ellicott City, Maryland
Based on reviews and pictures, I had extremely high expectations for the many bar top components I ordered for my new bar. Everything I received – bar top kits, bar rails, glass rail molding, drip edges, bar top wings, and bar front fluted columns & corners – far exceeded those expectations. All i… Read more
I recently purchased bar rail moldings from your company and could not have been happier. The product, packaging and delivery were all one could expect. Will send pictures when it’s all done.
Gary R. – Port Chester, New York
I could not be happier with your products. Everything arrived in a timely fashion and the packaging was perfect. The radius-corners make such a difference on the bar appearance they are worth every penny. I will recommend your product to anybody planning on building a bar.
Shane L. – Rush City, Minnesota
Both rail and corners are absolutely an awesome product. Maple was beautiful. And quality was perfect. Great shipping and packaging. Made all the difference in making my first bar a success.