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What Is a Bar Rail, & How Do I Install One?

You’ve probably used a bar rail, but just didn’t realize it. For a beautiful custom bar, installing a bar rail is an important part of making sure your bar looks professional and finished. What Is a Bar Rail? A bar rail is the decorative hardwood edging that borders the bar top on the front of your bar. Your customers or guests can lean up against it, and installing a bar rail gives your bar a polished, finished look that can rival any professionally built bar. It is made with a curved, slightly sloping construction to provide comfort to guests and…

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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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Bar Rail Molding for 3CM granite or any thick bar top material.

At Hardwoods Incorporated, we make and stock our BR475-3CM Bar Rail Moldings in a variety of domestic and exotic hardwoods suitable for use on standard granite thicknesses of 3CM. This bar rail can be used on any bar top material natural or man-made that is 1-3/16” thick or more. The BR475-3CM Bar Rail Molding measures 1-3/4” thick by 4-5/8” wide, giving it a strong, robust appearance. For customers liking this look, you can install the 3CM molding on your bar top of any thickness by making simple alterations to accommodate the 3CM notch as shown. We offer our BR475-3CM bar…

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How to Install Bar Rail

How to Install Bar Rail A short guide to installing Chicago style bar rail: The tools we will be using to fit and install the bar rail molding are a drill, glue, screws, spoil board, biscuit joiner, and biscuits. The sub top should extend out beyond the main bar top 1 and 9/16″ as shown. We first set up the spoil board to hold the bar rail up in position while cutting. We set the miter box angle at 45 degrees and position the bar rail on the spoil board to make the first cut. Next, we reset the miter…

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