Pics of your home bar set up

Discussion in 'Home Bar' started by Rusty18, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. MyIronLung

    MyIronLung Savant (255) Massachusetts Oct 28, 2011 Verified

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  2. brentusaurus

    brentusaurus Savant (315) California Jan 22, 2012 Verified

    Wow, these are so neat. Definitely want to do this in the future.
  3. crashdavisinoh

    crashdavisinoh Savant (330) Ohio May 24, 2010

    Looking at this thread gets me excited for the day I have the chance to build a home bar...great bars guys.
  4. BlackBelt5112203

    BlackBelt5112203 Advocate (520) Michigan Jan 2, 2012 Verified

    This looks awesome! I'm also very jealous of all the KBS you have
  5. brstls4drmrs

    brstls4drmrs Advocate (595) North Carolina Jan 30, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    Its the "Elderly Woman Behind the counter in a Small Town" bar.
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  6. brstls4drmrs

    brstls4drmrs Advocate (595) North Carolina Jan 30, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    you could call the kegerator the "dirty frank".
  7. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    This forum is just making me realize that I need to live in a house, not an apartment!!!!
  8. Nope, just another extremely smart and talented PSU grad! ;)
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  9. given2flybrewing

    given2flybrewing Savant (280) Missouri Dec 19, 2008 Verified

    I'm not a PSU grad either.
  10. I'm thinking the exact same thing!
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  11. mcyphert

    mcyphert Zealot (85) Pennsylvania Apr 10, 2012

    Damned nice bar!
  12. BigGene

    BigGene Initiate (0) Florida Oct 30, 2010

    God i wish i had a Basement. Living in florida has it perks but, no basements is not one of them. (Wife wont let me completly bar out one of the living rooms) she says its not good for the kids..
  13. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Tell her that if you hide it from them it's only going to make them more curious....
  14. BigGene

    BigGene Initiate (0) Florida Oct 30, 2010

    my kids are 16 and 14, she was saying it sort of tounge in cheek.
  15. ediaz

    ediaz Savant (360) Florida Nov 23, 2011 Verified

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  16. strohme2

    strohme2 Advocate (575) Michigan Nov 3, 2007 Verified

    I'm assuming you used a product similar to Kleer Koat for your bottle cap bar top. I'm also assuming you put a seal coat on over the caps. Did you have any problems with the caps floating up or moving? How nervous were you that something would go wrong? Looks awesome by the way.
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  17. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer Advocate (705) California May 13, 2011 Verified

    I actually did use clear coat. I used 1 seal coat and 2 flood coats because of the depth of the top. I also used gorilla glues version of crazy glue to secure the caps to the top of the wood before pouring the seal coat. Nervous doesn't even begin to explain how I felt before I poured all 3 coats. I kept worry about did I mix it right am I too close with the blow torch what am I missing etc. etc. etc. And thank you for the compliment it turned out better than an expected because I had never used the stuff before but there still were some very tiny air bubbles in one spot that unless I point it out most can't see it. A piece of advice if your going to do something like this just make sure and pay close attention to every single inch of the material.

  18. This made me not want to post my "bar" now. Beautiful work guys.. I'm only 23 so i mean its a good start.

  19. My garage bar is still a work in progress, but it is getting used!
  20. ripps1

    ripps1 Advocate (535) New Jersey Aug 28, 2012

    Just finished remodeling my basement. Put this in so I don't have to drive to a bar anymore.


    Back of the bar


    Inside of the bar.


  21. That is fucking sexy
  22. Wisdumb

    Wisdumb Initiate (20) Missouri Dec 30, 2012

    My husband & I are in the process of building a house. I am so excited to move in and get started on our bar. These bars showcased here are awesome inspiration. Thanks to everyone who shared in such detail.
  23. bringing this thing back to life! Glad I stumbled across it though... I am just now starting to design and list ideas to turn a single care garage in to a awesome mini mancave/bar set up. Nothing as fancy as the above options, but definitely stealing ideas. I am going to be a trailblazer and have a washer 7 dryer in my home bar haha. Some day we will expand and that can be eliminated thanks to a laundry room!
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  24. Im still in the process of designing my bar, but hope to be done and start building in february. heres the bar from the pictures the realtor put up, the plan is to do a wood or wood look tile floor around it and have a shape kindof like ripps' up there with my kegerator and my gf's wine fridge built in. we will be doing a wood top with a border of bottle caps and wine corks filled with kleer koat.

  25. the_King

    the_King Aficionado (105) Michigan Feb 14, 2013

    First post. My bar setup.



    There is a full double sink built in right below the bar top in this picture.

  26. kdmcguire10

    kdmcguire10 Savant (385) Michigan Jul 15, 2011

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  27. Hey Supes love the bar photos . One thing is missing . Where is a picture of you having a beer at the bar you worked so hard on .. Cheers
  28. coz

    coz Savant (425) Illinois Jul 16, 2011 Verified

    Here is the bar that I helped build at my brother-in-laws
  29. kurdt1994

    kurdt1994 Zealot (85) Michigan Jan 11, 2010

    I don't normally post anything, but this thread caught my attention. My bar isn't quite as nice as some of the others but the top is made completely of wood from behind my parents house.
  30. Billy1856

    Billy1856 Aficionado (145) Texas Aug 20, 2012

    Damn, as I'm checking this thread out on a study break, these bars are definitely some motivation to keep the grades up in school. Some bad ass set ups here.
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  31. you guys are so damn fancy... I wish I had the space for a set up like these.

    I just put a wall mounted bar with some planks and shelf supports. Gentlemen... I bring to you, my make shift garage bar!

  32. darky

    darky Savant (270) South Dakota Apr 16, 2010

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  33. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

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  34. Poorpatz

    Poorpatz Savant (295) Massachusetts Apr 27, 2010

  35. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Really impressive set ups in here. One day when I don't live in a 950sq ft house or I move to an area of the country that has basements, I am totally doing this.
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  36. Pics are of my garage soon to be man cave, the beginning! I have plans for an L shaped bar 10' long side 5' short side. Getting a dual tap kegerator. Shuffle board table and dart board cabinet. Got the plans for the bar on line. Also Garage door is coming off, putting sliding glass patio doors on. Need to do deck for pool next weekend then following weekend will start on the 23' x 17' garage. Should be done hopefully by 4th of July. Have a bottle of Cigar City courteous of Johnny B for the grand opening! Can't wait!




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  37. Bildo

    Bildo Aficionado (195) Minnesota Jan 24, 2013

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  38. Bildo

    Bildo Aficionado (195) Minnesota Jan 24, 2013

  39. Genuine

    Genuine Advocate (525) Connecticut May 7, 2009 Verified

    These are all looking great! Definitely some awesome inspiration here
  40. joeebbs

    joeebbs Savant (360) Pennsylvania Apr 29, 2009

    those booth seats are a great touch.