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This is an old post that I did on the Punk’s blog, but a lot of people have been asking me lately about how we built the bar. This is a decent overview, with pictures, about the process. I’m happy to field more specific questions in the comments.
As you may or may not have noticed, we decided to add a little bar to the dining room at Punk’s. It’s a natural extension of what we are already doing, as we’ve been selling you good people a lot of beers for a good amount of time now. Given that we tend to be DIY type people, we decided to build it. Now that it’s finished and still standing, it seemed reasonable to let you know how it went.
We started by sketching up the idea and then heading to Home Depot. We built the structure with a whole bunch of 2x4s and lots of screws. Nothing too fancy, just built a base, then framed it out like you would a wall. This is what we started with.
We decided to make square boxes at the three corner points for stability. We built the base and laid it out…
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