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Old 05-07-2019, 08:42 PM   #1
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About 15 years ago we salvaged this alterwall from a turn of the century church that was being tore down. I've always known that someday we'd build something cool out of it. Well, here it is.

This is the focal point of our new wet bar. I'm still working on the design of the backbar. Got a few other cool architectural pieces we've saved over the years I'm trying to figure out how to incorporate.

Bar tops will be metalic epoxy. Wife & I recently had a client that wanted epoxy countertops, so we got paid to get hands on experience. I'll update this as we progress.
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Old 05-07-2019, 09:10 PM   #2
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That will be cool.

Poor tiny little planer.



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Isn't that sacrilege?

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I can't wait to see the whole thing finished.
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Weddings and receptions

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That's stunningly beautiful. Nice work!


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That will be cool.

Poor tiny little planer.



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I never realized just how undersized that 20" planer was until I got all this other equipment. I'll have a bigger one before the summers over.

Was straight lining the stock for this bar yesterday & realized just how slow 20' per minute really is.
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I never realized just how undersized that 20" planer was until I got all this other equipment. I'll have a bigger one before the summers over.



Was straight lining the stock for this bar yesterday & realized just how slow 20' per minute really is.
Sounds like Darcy's plan is working...
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A good example of artistry vs. carpentry.
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Your shop floor reminds me of an old steakhouse I use to frequent
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Your shop floor reminds me of an old steakhouse I use to frequent
His shop floor looks like mine after I swept it up

Looks awesome pin. Lose your phone and you won't hear from Darcy as much
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I never realized just how undersized that 20" planer was until I got all this other equipment. I'll have a bigger one before the summers over.



Was straight lining the stock for this bar yesterday & realized just how slow 20' per minute really is.
Not necessarily undersized, but not built to keep up with actual industrial equipment.

Just imagine being the guys running the facer and a double surfacer in a plant, they had to work faster than everything else in the shop so no one was waiting on skip planned stock to stuff through all the other machines.

Or the guys running a gang RIP trying to keep up with a couple moulders.



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Does it turn water into wine?
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There will be a sink, so there will be water.
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About 15 years ago we salvaged this alterwall from a turn of the century church that was being tore down. I've always known that someday we'd build something cool out of it. Well, here it is.



This is the focal point of our new wet bar. I'm still working on the design of the backbar. Got a few other cool architectural pieces we've saved over the years I'm trying to figure out how to incorporate.



Bar tops will be metalic epoxy. Wife & I recently had a client that wanted epoxy countertops, so we got paid to get hands on experience. I'll update this as we progress.


Where do you store something that big for 15years?
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Where do you store something that big for 15years?
You see the size of his shop?

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Cool project Pin. Be sure to post up pics of it finished.
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Where do you store something that big for 15years?

It broke down into 5 pieces & stored flat. Until a few years ago, our old shop/warehouse was 40x80 2 story brick building.
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Cool project Pin. Be sure to post up pics of it finished.
TY You know I will

Wife worked a couple counter top samples yesterday. Not sure either of these quite made the cut because she's got 2 more sample boards base coated & ready for another pour. But here's what she's came up with so far.
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One step closer. Main bar is stained & finished.

Doors for the front & back base cabinets are built & ready to go to the paint shop. Face frames are stained & finished, ready for cabinet boxes. Should finish laying up the rest of the countertops Tues so she can start the epoxy process on them. Hope to be completed by the end of the week.
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