Foot rail for the bar...... #3: Installation.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 12-30-2010 05:45 AM 7904 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finally got around to fitting the bar rail for my good mate John’s bar…

After screwing the brackets onto the bar posts the length of Tasmanian Oak Dowel was threaded through the holes and smaller dowels were used to secure the rod..

Here is a shot of me using a small pink rose covered hammer to drive the smaller dowels in..

And a shot of me with the hammer…
As you can see still have to plug the counter bored holes…

Nearly time to christen the bar rails…

Have been invited to a New Year’s Eve party tomorrow… the bloke who build the bar in the first place will be there… hope he likes how I did the rails…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 12-30-2010 05:55 AM

Real nice bar I like the pink hammer.haha Have a happey New Year

-- wchips

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 12-30-2010 06:02 AM

That hammer is for a Sheila!! Nice rails, very handsome!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 12-30-2010 06:34 AM

The pink hammer goes with the shirt. Nice combination.

Great job on the rails.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#4 posted 12-30-2010 07:47 AM

Now I know where those legs go.

Enjoy the party. Happy new year!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 12-30-2010 08:07 AM

Looking good Larry. It that your new logo? Matching tools and uniforms :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 12-30-2010 11:35 AM

The Rail looks Great, Larry, and that is a real pretty hammer…
Have some good fun at the party but don’t forget to mind your P’s and Q’s… or do they say, “Mind your L’s” nowadays??
All the Best to You in 2011, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Dan Hux

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#7 posted 12-30-2010 01:43 PM

great looking bar, nice work, go change your shirt. LOL…happy new year

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#8 posted 12-30-2010 03:04 PM

Nice rail there buck. I’m sure it will be well received. Thanks for sharing your fetish for pink with us.

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#9 posted 12-30-2010 03:46 PM

Whoa . . . wait . . . STOP . . . . Installing a foot rail implies standing at the bar. This from the guy who suggests “Drink twice . . . ” You should be installing chair rails so your recliners don’t mar the bar. LOL.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 12-30-2010 11:05 PM

Hi Larry;

Hi hammer looks good with that shirt.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 12-31-2010 12:27 PM

Love the foot rail Larry, but the hammer is a little out of proportion to the user. The color is exciting though.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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