EHBP-02 Basic L-Shaped Bar


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The EHBP-02 basic l-shaped bar is another simple design that’s great for indoor or outdoor; basement, patio or garage use.  It is our easiest L-shaped bar configuration and a great project for the first time builder. Serves as the perfect core of any bar style, especially tiki themed variations. Just add thatch and corner bamboo or tiki totems.

Designed as an inexpensive beer serving bar, this model is also a college frat house favorite. Sturdy yet easy and inexpensive to build. Indoor or Outdoor use. For outdoor use, simply substitute AC2 treated lumber. Start building today!

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Plan Number: EHBP-02
L-Shaped Bar
Skill Level:
Length: ~ 96″ front, 96″ side – variable
Symmetrical, for left or right handed layout. Duplicate corner framing for a U shaped layout.
Estimated material cost: ~$150+
Plan Size: 30 pages
Format: Printable Adobe PDF

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chbd-readyThis is a great project for the novice to intermediate wood worker.
This L shaped bar is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Area behind the bar is available for custom shelves or modular bar equipment. Now CHBD Ready!


  • Fully Symmetrical Design for right or left handed layout.
  • Variable Length Width and Height using the CHBD Resizing Tool.
  • Can be easily modified for a 45 degree corner.
  • Space for top sink.Convenient Foot Rest.
  • Beer gutter area for mixing drinks.
  • Easy Arm Rail, or use pre-made arm rest molding.
  • Plenty of space behind for storage shelving or fridges.
  • Can be built as a movable bar or permanent installation.
  • Decorate with bamboo & thatch for a great tiki bar.
  • Indoor or Outdoor installation.
  • Easy to customize.
  • Build base model for under $200 in materials.

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