Basement Bar

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Project by BillyD3152 posted 04-19-2013 09:39 AM 3376 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Basement Bar I built with my father. Mostly quarter sawn White Oak with black granite top. This started my venture into woodworking.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#1 posted 04-19-2013 01:51 PM

Very nice. Are you open for business?

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#2 posted 04-19-2013 02:13 PM

Nice job, since you didn’t take enough pics for us Lumerjock junkies, I will have to insist that I come of for a beer and take a closer look. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 04-19-2013 02:26 PM

I’m with Ken90712.

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#4 posted 04-19-2013 02:28 PM

^ +2

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. - OldTools Archive -

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#5 posted 04-19-2013 03:58 PM

Where do you go from there? This STARTED your venture in woodworking?
Where would you start your sports career, at the NBA finals?

Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 04-19-2013 04:17 PM

Great job. As suggested in the future we like lots of pictures, dimensions and descriptions. Other wise you have to buy a round for all of us. :-)

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 04-19-2013 04:54 PM

Thanks for all the compliments….it was a lot of fun, very frustrating, but, did start the itch. I will try to load some in progress pics. I did not think it was going to come out that nice. Also had no idea of the amount of tools I would amass. lol. Thanks again.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#8 posted 04-19-2013 06:28 PM

I want one of these in my basement!

Great looking bar—and I really like the cash register! Nice touch!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 04-19-2013 06:40 PM

I bought the cash register..for more than my wife knew…so kind of committed myself to building the bar to go under it.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#10 posted 04-19-2013 07:08 PM

Wow! Extreme work! Your work left me speechless! A work of art! Elegantly done!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 04-19-2013 07:17 PM

I am hooked on the idea of building a real nice bench. That will be my next project I think soon as I find a way to pay for all the maple.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#12 posted 04-19-2013 07:34 PM

Ill make a road trip down 84 for free beer and a seat at that bar. Heck of a nice job Billy. Did you wear the tie just for the photo? ;)

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#13 posted 04-19-2013 07:56 PM

No..the tie is for the gig that pays the bills.

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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#14 posted 04-19-2013 11:32 PM

Wow, awesome job!

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#15 posted 04-19-2013 11:39 PM

Outstanding job ! You two did it just right.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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