Hockey Bar

Hockey Bar

Hockey Bar Theme: If Hockey is your sport, then these Hockey bar projects will be just your style. They were built by our site members and featured here for your enjoyment. These bar use interesting decoupage techniques that we discuss in another post related to...
Touchscreen Lighted Bar Top

Touchscreen Lighted Bar Top

Interactive Bar Top Lighting There is a very cool way to make a lighted bar top for your bar; if you have a few grand extra cash lying around. The unique lighting design incorporates an interactive touchscreen surface technology that allows you to touch the bar top to...
Coca Cola Themed Home Bar

Coca Cola Themed Home Bar

Coca Cola Kegger Bar Every now and then a project built by one of our site members really catches my eye. This Coca Cola themed kegger bar was built by a site member and is a perfect example of using the plans to their fullest. The general idea was to match the Coca...
Flickerstrip for Home Bar Lighting

Flickerstrip for Home Bar Lighting

Flickerstrip LED Lighting Concept. A bright new product named Flickerstrip is now in development. This programmable LED device displays animated lighting sequences or “lightworks” that can be used for a wide variety of lighting applications. The lights are...
Convert your Freezer to a Keezer

Convert your Freezer to a Keezer

Freezer to Keezer Instructions: Here’s a project anyone can do and you don’t need plans, just parts. In case you are wondering what a Keezer is, it’s a chest freezer that is modified to hold kegs of beer. The biggest trick is to tame the powerful...
O’shea’s Neighborhood Pub

O’shea’s Neighborhood Pub

A friendly host makes for a fun bar – a functional construction plan can make your home bar great! This site member started this impressive project with the EHBP-04 L-shaped wet bar design with a slightly shorter side leg (facilitated by the use of the CHBD) and...
38 Flavors Saloon

38 Flavors Saloon

38 Flavors Saloon Keg box expert, kegmaster Bruce M. writes: “I have attached some pictures of my bar. I built a 17′ L shaped keg bar with a back bar made out of a 23 cf freezer converted to a keg box on my deck. The front bar has 32 cf of cold storage for...
Cleaning Beer Lines

Cleaning Beer Lines

What’s better than sitting at home in isolation under “self quarantine”? We have the solution, a Quarantini! The Quarantini is a fun martini recipe with an added boost of vitamins to supplement your immune system in this global time of crisis.

Memphis Tigers Mini Bar

Memphis Tigers Mini Bar

Memphis Tigers Tailgate Party Bar These guys are really into tailgating! Not the kind where you drive up someone’s bumper but rather where you park the truck, drop the tail gate and throw a party. These Memphis Tiger’s fans are livin’ large with this...
The Monkey Bar

The Monkey Bar

Welcome to Barrett’s Monkey Bar / No Banana Hammocks Allowed. “I made a deal with my wife, if I got rid of the hot tub I had to build a bar. I went on line and found barplan.com and became a member. I downloaded the EHBP-04 L shaped wet bar and modified...
Autumn Bar Themes

Autumn Bar Themes

Sample Home Bar Photos – Autumn Bar Themes: As Fall arrives, we enter the hunting, the Thanksgiving holiday and football seasons. These projects reflect that seasonal feeling by using related materials and decor. Fall themed bars if you will, are usually built...
Summer Bar Themes

Summer Bar Themes

Summer tiki bar themes: Not surprisingly, any bar design can be decorated as a tiki bar just by adding thatch and bamboo trim. Here are some tiki variations that our members have built using a combination of our core plans and design ideas found in the Forum &...
Harley Bars

Harley Bars

Capture the Biker Bar Atmosphere at Home: As a lifelong motorcycle aficionado and Harley owner, I can definitely appreciate the motorcycle friendly bar atmosphere. Up here in Wisconsin, where there’s a bar every 1/4 mile the majority of bars are...
Wine Lovers Pub

Wine Lovers Pub

Wine Rack and Beer Keg Tapper Here’s a photo sent in by a site member some time ago. If the owner of this excellent bar pub would like to step forward, please feel free to post a comment below. I would love to get some more detail photos on the wine rack, as...
Cocktail Bar Plans

Cocktail Bar Plans

Creating a cocktail bar design: Typical home bar projects start out with a few friends and a few rounds of cocktails. A wrinkled napkin becomes the palette for a rough draft but missing a few small but essential details. On a home bar, there can be surprisingly many....
A Bar of One’s Own

A Bar of One’s Own

What’s better than sitting at home in isolation under “self quarantine”? We have the solution, a Quarantini! The Quarantini is a fun martini recipe with an added boost of vitamins to supplement your immune system in this global time of crisis.

The Dungeon Pirate Bar

The Dungeon Pirate Bar

The Dungeon: Pirate Theme Bar construction and creative mods by Mark. M. This awesome Pirate themed bar covers an entire basement!Built by site member Mark M. this masterpiece is ready to quench the thirst of any wench or Buccaneer. Mark’s cool nautical theme...
Golden Ratio in Bar Design

Golden Ratio in Bar Design

In mathematics, two quantities are said to be in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The figure on the left illustrates this geometric relationship. This holds true in nature with everything from...
Basement Bar Plans and Designs

Basement Bar Plans and Designs

Building a Bar in Your Basement For the majority of our members, the best unused space in their home is the basement. In most cases, renovating basement space is relatively easy, especially new construction. However, older basements can pose a challenge. The first...
Hamms Scenerama Beer Sign

Hamms Scenerama Beer Sign

View the Classic Hamms Scenerama Beer Sign: My childhood is filled with memories of sitting in a bar up on the chain of lakes near Eagle River Wisconsin. Sure! they let kids sit in the bar and drink frozen cans of soda while Ma & Pa had a few cocktails. One thing...
Rustic Style Home Bars

Rustic Style Home Bars

Rustic Texas Style Barn Wood Bar Variation This western style home bar theme featuring rustic re-purposed barn wood home bar was built using the EHBP-02 Basic L-shaped bar design. The L-shape home bar can be built in one weekend using basic tools and does not require...
Home Bar Construction 101

Home Bar Construction 101

Home Bar Construction Overview: Other than coming up with a solid, workable design , it’s not difficult to build a home bar. We can help save time and scrap by providing a working set of plans to get you started in the right direction. There is no better feeling...
Finding a Kegerator

Finding a Kegerator

Finding a Home Bar Kegerator If you like beer, then you’ll love having your beer on tap, fresh and cold, any time you like! Keg Beer prices have risen in the past 10 years…gone are the days of the $40 half barrel (late 70’s) and today a half barrel...

Spring Bar Theme

Spring Bar Theme: Once you’ve endured three months of cabin fever, you’re ready to drop the tools and get outside on the first sunny day. Warmer weather, longer days and bright sunshine might keep you out of the shop, but your design can reflect those...
Winter Bar Theme

Winter Bar Theme

Winter Bar Theme Projects Winter is time for warmth and holiday entertaining! A home bar is the best place to be for the holidays and with nothing but cold & snow outside, there’s no better time to build your project. Here is a sample of  “winter bar...
Tiki Bar Styles

Tiki Bar Styles

Tiki Style Bar Design Building a tiki bar is purely a matter of placing the bar installation outdoors and decorating a traditional bar with bamboo and thatch. You can also install the bar inside your home, however, as an obvious fire hazard. We do not recommend using...
Nightlife Bar Styles

Nightlife Bar Styles

Home Bar Styles One of the first considerations in starting your bar project is to either work around a specific bar theme or stick with a classic home bar. This page can point you to sections of this site that may offer some bar style starter ideas. Seasonal Bar...
The Man Cave

The Man Cave

Building Your Own Man Cave Bar There’s been a rash of new DIY TV programs showing how to build your own Man Cave.  Brief but informative, they cover things fast. Room prep is always your first order of business, but once you get to adding the bar, you wish the...
Beer Facts

Beer Facts

Beer Facts – Consumption and Serving Tips Planning a big party and don’t know much about tap (keg) beer? How much beer is in a keg or half barrel of beer? Here’s the skinny on serving beer… Beer serving tips: How much beer is in a case of beer?...