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Chicago Cubs Home Bar

Chicago Cubs Home Bar

Chicago Cubs Sports Bar Cubs Inspired Home Bar Project This beautiful tribute the Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs scores a home run in our sports bar category! It was built by one creative Chicago Cubs fan and site member. The design follows the EHBP-09 45 degree...

Home Bar On A Budget

Building A Budget Home Bar You can build a Champagne bar on a beer budget.  Our Home Bar Designs help to keep your project on or even under budget. The estimated cost of materials runs between $150- $750 depending on the project. Spend more or less by substituting...
Irish Pub Built in Garage

Irish Pub Built in Garage

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.

What is a Wet Bar? Definition and Features

What is a Wet Bar? Definition and Features

What Features Define a True Wet Bar? The dictionary says that it’s “a bar with running water for serving alcoholic drinks at home”.  That’s the simplified definition. There’s much more… So what are the specific features that define...
Where Are The Home Bars?

Where Are The Home Bars?

Home Bar Demographics While reviewing our February 2013 site statistics, we did a search for demographics to show where home bars are generally concentrated. We figured someone with nothing better to do might find the figures useful or at the very least, interesting....
Tropical Bar Transformation

Tropical Bar Transformation

Tropical Bar Paradise! Outdoor bars can be built in almost any climate, but adding thatch and bamboo to our standard core designs can make a bar in Maine feel like Miami. While this particular bar is NOT located anywhere near any frozen tundra, it is a great example...
DIY Floating Bar Concept

DIY Floating Bar Concept

Floating Swim Up Bar : Summer time weather is awesome, but when the thermometer hits the 90 degree point, you start looking for creative ways to cool off.  Here’s a “cool” idea; a unique floating bar concept I drew up last year.  It all started one...

Corbels Add Class to Home Bars

Arches, Corbels Add a Touch of Class to any Home Bar Before you even start a home bar project, you want to envision the final installation as completely as possible. Other than available budget, there is little else to hold you back from adding elaborate wood carvings...

The Greenhouse Bar

Dig The Greenhouse Bar – Nashville Not sure how I got here, but now that I’m here, check this place out, a greenhouse made into a bar! 360 degree panoramic view. This gives me a great idea for an outdoor bar project for my harbor freight greenhouse! Time...
Woodworking Gluing & Clamping Tips from WWMM

Woodworking Gluing & Clamping Tips from WWMM

Woodworking Gluing Tip Video from WWMM Hands down the funniest, most entertaining woodworking videos are those emitting from the Woodworking for Mere Mortals website. Ladies and Germs, it’s Steve Ramsey: Steve is a pioneering ‘tuber and the wacky creator...

Double Bubble Bar Project

Two for One Bar: Back in 2005 one of our site members built a nice straight bar design similar to our EHBP-03 Straight kegger bar, but without the keg box. He used high quality oak lumber and plywood which produced the rich looking home bar shown below. The First Bar...
Home Bar Arm Rail Molding

Home Bar Arm Rail Molding

Where to Purchase and How to Use Bar Arm Rail Moldings Chicago Bar Arm Rail Molding: If you choose to use oak bar rail, also known as Chicago style arm rail, you’ll find it’s not so cheap. Costs run in the $15 to $30 per foot range. Yes, it’s a...
The Mahogany Club

The Mahogany Club

The Mahogany Club – Egg Harbor Township: It’s always interesting to see how other builder’s have modified the plans to create some very unique and original projects. The goal is to create a warm and inviting place, but personal tastes can differ...
Custom 9 foot bar project

Custom 9 foot bar project

Basic Bar Beauty: Now here’s a recent bar project that looks like a professional job! It was submitted by a site member. Model: EHBP-01 was used as the core and then resized using the CHBD bar resizing tool and modified to 9 feet. Great Job! A Weekend Project: A...
Levelers Give Sloped Home Bars a Lift

Levelers Give Sloped Home Bars a Lift

Heavy Duty Lifting Bar Leveler: The solution for a level home bar on sloped basement floors. Secure these HD lifters to your home bar perimeter then adjust all around for perfect level or a slight controlled drainage slope. Shim under the bar, secure in place and...

Game Day Party Bar

Game Day Party Bar Plans and Ideas Football season means one thing, PARTY! Every Sunday we don our favorite sports team garb and get juiced up from tailgate to post game…especially when they win! No matter what your team, the question is “where are you...
5 Reasons to Use Bar Plans

5 Reasons to Use Bar Plans

Five reasons to use step-by-step bar plans: Building a home bar can be a fun and rewarding project. The web is full of “answer” and “how to” sites that will throw you just a few paragraphs and some photos on how to build a bar.  While this can...
Portable Tailgate Bar

Portable Tailgate Bar

the tailgater portable party bar can be built on a single afternoon and used for pre-game parties at your local football stadium.

Find a Home Bar Contractor

Find a Home Bar Contractor

Tips on finding a Home Bar Contractor If you’ve been wanting a home bar and you like our plans, but don’t think you can handle the construction yourself, try hiring a qualified local contractor to do it for you. Before you choose a contractor understand...

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