Basement Bar

  • The Before Picture
  • Carpet's Ripped up
  • How the carpet is butted up to the tile
  • This was just as sucky as it was awesome
  • Now I just gotta chip up the thinset... sad. 1 comment
  • How to remove thinset from concrete 6 comments
  • Chipping thinset up from the floor
  • <3 Dremel Drills 2 comments
  • Holes from the tack strip.
  • Filled tack strip holes
  • I just got done using Trig and Geometry ... in real life.
  • Bar Construction.  Everything is just sort of propped up... It's not as close to done as it looks 2 comments
  • The Bar, Thus Far. 2 comments
  • The floor - mostly done.
  • Spraying Lacquer 2 comments
  • Cutting some drywall
  • Cut up wall
  • This is how the pros run wire...
  • I don't think the bar will be moving anytime soon. 2 comments
  • Now if I could just decide on the finish...
  • Where I've thrown my building receipts for the last month
  • Rico's Panel Saw Saves My Life 3 comments
  • The corner cut is not as perfect as I wanted.  :-(
  • Cutting it close.... This is all the floor glue that was left after 3 jugs.
  • The back of the bar wrapped out 1 comment
  • The bottom of the bar wrapped out
  • Joining the countertop
  • Kreg Jigged!
  • A bit more support - so Nehru can sit in his spot
  • Cutting a hole in the ply for our support
  • Routing is Faster
  • Our hole.
  • Routing a piece of trim
  • Adding the trim
  • Weight for the glue
  • The bartop - installed and ready for stain. 1 comment
  • Cutting the laundry door jam 2 comments
  • Wood Filler
  • That light spot near the front of the seam was driving me nuts
  • Rico.  Righting my wrongs. 1 comment

Some photos of the bar I'm slowly starting to build in my basement.

Photos taken in April, 2016 in Ankeny, Iowa

Album added 11 years ago (Feb 8, 2007).