Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Kegerators and Keezers > Bar Build
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-14-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Bar Build

I convinced SWMBO to let me convert our loft/office into a loft/bar. The loft is about 17 ft. wide and 10 ft. deep.

Suggestions/comments/criticisms on the remainder of the planning are gratefully accepted.


__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php

RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 03:40 PM   #2
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Bar Plans:

Here is an initial draft of the plans for the bar. Bear with me, I'm an economist, not an engineer. I put particular emphasis on ease of construction and keeping the keezer structurally independent of the bar.




Bar Materials:

All prices from Lowes.com. Links to Lowe's pages are proving difficult.

Bar top: 1 x 20" edge glued stain ready panels mounted on 3/4" plywood.

Sides: "Wavy" galvanized sheet metal roofing.


__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php

RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 03:41 PM   #3
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Keezer Plans:

I am going to follow this build quite closely with a few modifications. Thanks dahappycamper.

Because of how the bar top is going to be built (without a hinge in it), I am going to take the hinges off the top of the Keezer and remove the whole top when I want to go inside it.


Keezer Parts list:

GE 7.0 cu. ft. Chest Freezer ($199)
Subtotal: $199

Johnson Thermostat Controller ($59)
4 Keg Faucet Kit with Perlick 525's ($443)
5% Discount at kegcowboy.com (-$25)
Shipping ($14)
Subtotal: $490

8 corny kegs at $30 shipped.
Subtotal: $240

Keezer Parts Total: $929
__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php

RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 06:36 PM   #4
tally350z
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 1,279
Liked 86 Times on 72 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Good Luck... Be awesome to come check it out in person when finished....

For me at least. I really like the stainless counter tops. I'm not sure what type of material you had in mind for the top.
__________________
Toasting Tortoise Brewery
Primary - Smoked Belgium
Secondary - SOUR TORTOISE
Kegged
- Burton IPA, Munich Lager, Cream Ale
Bottled - Muscadine Port, Imperial Stout

North Florida Brewers League
tally350z is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 07:15 PM   #5
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Good Luck... Be awesome to come check it out in person when finished....
Sounds good. Mid-may or so I think.

Quote:
For me at least. I really like the stainless counter tops. I'm not sure what type of material you had in mind for the top.
A stainless steel top would be great, but I don't think it's in the budget. SWMBO get's to pick all the cosmetic stuff as part of the compromise. She has picked out some galvanized sheet metal roofing for the sides however.

__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php
RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 07:21 PM   #6
jholen
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Sammamish, WA
Posts: 391
Liked 9 Times on 8 Posts

Default

Your plans shows up as a big red "X" for me.

Interested in what you're going to do as my wife and I just bought a house and I've "claimed" the basement and already have a chest freezer!
jholen is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 07:30 PM   #7
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Your plans shows up as a big red "X" for me.
You should be able to look at them straight from my Dropbox here.
__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php

RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 01:40 AM   #8
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Pictures added and parts list updated. Shameless bump, that is.
__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php
RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 07:31 PM   #9
RAWhiteFSU
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Plans updated. Shortened up the keezer side of the bar to fit the space better.
__________________
Lofty Intentions Brewing Co., Est. 2011
Tallahassee, FL

LHBS: http://www.homebrewden.com/
NFBL: http://nfbl.org/nfbl/index.php
RAWhiteFSU is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2012, 04:41 AM   #10
brewski08
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: the library, michigan
Posts: 366
Liked 21 Times on 17 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

ah, so here's where all the local tallahassee brewers are.


brewski08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ice Cream Cooler Conversion....to build or not to build. natebomb Kegerators and Keezers 7 10-16-2011 06:54 PM
made some progress on my bar build/ keezer build 802VermontHomebrew Kegerators and Keezers 17 08-22-2010 01:20 PM
To build or not to build, that is the question.. CodyBoyBrewery Fermenters 4 08-10-2010 03:33 PM
Here's my build! jiggs_casey Brew Stands 12 01-10-2010 07:15 AM
CFC Build kerklein2 Chillers and Stir Plates 14 03-12-2009 02:01 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS