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Old 08-22-2007, 08:44 PM   #1
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Ok, so we just moved to Southern Utah and we now have this 3,000 sq ft house.

The best part is the huge basement, that is begging for a bar.

I need pictures, diagrams, advice, do's and don'ts on how to go about creating this bar. I can take some pictures of the blank canvas tonight when I get home, but there is a perfect spot at one end of the basement that is about 15 feet wide. I could go out probably 10 feet from the wall.

Does that make sense?

I need this for the SWMBO. She seems to be convinced of the idea but is having a hard time with seeing the vision.

 
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Old 08-22-2007, 08:47 PM   #2
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show us a pic of the room and I'm sure you'll get some great suggestions congrats on the new home by the way.
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Old 08-22-2007, 08:55 PM   #3
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Here's a site my FIL turned me on to... might be useful...

http://www.bar-gear.com/


Congrats on the house! Just don't let SWMBO overpopulate the basement with crap that keeps you from building the bar....

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Old 08-22-2007, 09:04 PM   #4
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Here's a site my FIL turned me on to... might be useful...

http://www.bar-gear.com/


Congrats on the house! Just don't let SWMBO overpopulate the basement with crap that keeps you from building the bar....

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I will take a pic asap.

She is actually into the idea, but I think she just needs to see what it could look like.

And she knows who the man of the house is...

*ducks*


 
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:19 PM   #5
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Quote:
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I will take a pic asap.

She is actually into the idea, but I think she just needs to see what it could look like.

And she knows who the man of the house is...

*ducks*

LOL yeah i know that feeling, and no i'm not bitter about all the crap in MY basement....

really i'm not...




seriously

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Old 08-22-2007, 09:24 PM   #6
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Take a look at Dude's bar, it's pretty freakin' amazing.
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:27 PM   #7
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So what do you invision, what style? Retro '60s, industrial, old chicago speak-easy, western, sports, man room...

Hell, just drag a lazyboy down there, along with a few boxes and a TV.
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:41 PM   #8
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Start with this...and build around it:

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Old 08-23-2007, 01:15 AM   #9
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I saw dude's bar when it was under construction, but it was awesome... definitely some good thinking went into it.. I definitely got some ideas for my way in the distant future bar...

 
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Old 08-23-2007, 01:43 AM   #10
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I have a bunch of pics of mine in my gallery, if oyu want anythign more close-up, just ask.

I already have ideas for version #2, seeing we'll prolly be moving soon and this one isn't going with us.

The next one will have a completely different idea for a countertop, and pillars. It is going to kick ass.
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