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Double post? Ugh. BUYING a home tiki bar...
Adcurium
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Joined: Aug 16, 2010
Posts: 4
From: Newport County, Rhode Island
Posted: 2013-04-26 11:06 am   Permalink

So, my Tiki Bar came down last summer to make room in the yard for some other things. I am now building a new patio deck and thought this time I would just BUY a bar, have it delivered, and just put it on the deck (my builder had given me several reasons why I should not 'hard build' the bar into the deck).

So, I know that any bar I buy won't be as cool awesome sweet and swank as the one I built but, can anyone suggest a retailer or website where I can buy such a bar? BTW, I don't want to spend 3 G's on one.

Cheers!

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TikiVato
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Joined: Mar 03, 2009
Posts: 398
From: Whittier, CA
Posted: 2013-04-26 1:48 pm   Permalink

Why not make your own tiki bar that is not built into your decking and save yourself tons of money. I have built many bars with good results. First I look through craigslist for bars and also go to garage sales. I have bought over a dozen used bars for under $25.00. Most of the bars are on wheels which I prefer. Buy tiki materials you want to re-purpose your bar with. Tapa or bamboo (or both) are my favorites.
I built this bar for under $100.00 and total time of about 6 hours.



Did some easy router designs.


I added some bamboo fencing, cut to fit and added a bamboo footrest.



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VampiressRN
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Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 5668
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2013-04-27 09:16 am   Permalink

I agree...if you like building then do a free-standing bar. I like the re-purposing that TikiVato showed...you are lucky when you have those kind of talents.
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forgotten tikiman
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Joined: Aug 18, 2011
Posts: 476
From: Forgotten Tiki Room. Pismo Beach, CA
Posted: 2013-04-27 9:35 pm   Permalink

I agree with TikiVato. Nice work by the way on that bar . I found my Tiki Farm Bar on Ebay for $100. Just follow TikiVato's example.

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