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homemade tiki bar by tiki racer
tikiracer
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Joined: Sep 09, 2005
Posts: 462
From: UK
Posted: 2007-04-10 12:53 pm   Permalink

Thought you'd might like to see my homemade tiki bar.

Started with an old book case and a window fitting bought for 15 pounds from a reclaim yard.


Fixed it at the top after realigning the shelf.


Added the matting [from cheekytiki] and some foam side panels [fabric from ebay], floor slates made up the bar top


got some cheap xmas lights in the new year sale


here's close up of the light with a full mug shelf


here's the bar in position - open for business


just a corner of England that will be forever tiki


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Sneakytiki
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Joined: Mar 31, 2003
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From: Boise, Idaho
Posted: 2007-04-10 2:06 pm   Permalink

tikiracer,

The homemade bar is really well done. I like the salvaged window and the bar top slate is ingenious.


 
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PockyTiki
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Joined: Feb 28, 2006
Posts: 556
From: central MA
Posted: 2007-04-10 7:02 pm   Permalink

that's a really neat idea! I've always looked at the bars with glass in the front and I've always wanted to do that whenever i get a place of my own.
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Surf tiki
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Joined: Jun 28, 2005
Posts: 264
From: Va Beach
Posted: 2007-04-10 7:18 pm   Permalink

Super sweet. Love seeing things made from recycled material.

 
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VampiressRN
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Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 5506
From: Sin City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2007-04-10 10:00 pm   Permalink

Very ingenious...thanks for posting the before, in-between, and ending pictures...they are inspiring. NICE JOB!!!
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hewey
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Joined: Sep 14, 2004
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From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2007-04-11 12:54 am   Permalink

Great idea Love how it looks with the lights in it
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benella
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Joined: Sep 27, 2006
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From: Meudon, France
Posted: 2007-04-29 10:22 am   Permalink

Beautiful ideas. And very nice tiki corner. Iespecially love the marq lamp that is very very nice.

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