Custom Bars and Islands

 

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Custom Bar/Island, ready for granite

 

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Construction of Island in progress.
This was made from five separate factory-built cabinets,
then I added the angled framing (shown) and all the trim.

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The kitchen designer gave this island/bar a furniture look by having me run the base flush with the cabinet doors.

 

Three-section Bar made from factory-built five-piece panels
Three-section Bar made from factory-built raised-panel slabs

 

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Under Construction: I mitered and joined the slabs, then built the framing onto it in place.

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view from the framing side

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this area will need a custom, site-built cabinet due to the irregular shape

 

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Finished interior of site-built cabinet with fixed-in-place shelf

 

 

custom bar cabinet - door closed
custom bar cabinet – door closed

custom bar cabinet  accommodates the turn in bar
custom bar cabinet — in use

 

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Typical stepped-up bar, generally will be 42 inches high when counter is placed.

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Two-turn, stepped-up bar; ready for counters.

 

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Under construction. Note that interior of six-sided cabinet (sink base) is about to be built on-site.
(Face frame and door were factory built.)

 

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This factory-built bar front is all solid wood (rails, stiles, and panels), arrived assembled, and was scribed to the sheetrock corner at left and attached to my framing.

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This bar/island includes a site-built triangular cabinet to allow for the 45-degree turn.

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Two-turn bar with eating height of 36″ — same as typical countertop height

 

 

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Inside view

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Long, two turn bar with integrated column and shadow boxes

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Inside view — ready for counter

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view from left side — before columns and shadow boxes

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view from left side — after columns and shadow boxes

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Two-turn built-up bar springing from stubbed wall at left

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Under construction: framing for bar wall and the base of the site-built sink base

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Under construction: view from within kitchen

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Ready for silestone. Note counter overhang from lower level.

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Finished interior view

 

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Back view of basic Bar with Corbels and Base

 

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Under construction: Basic Bar Peninsula Layout

 

frameless bar with beadboard paneling
frameless bar with beadboard paneling (not visible)

 

finished look of kitchen island bar
finished look of kitchen island bar

Framing preparation for a kitchen island bar
… under construction

 

Factory-Built Paneled Bar with Columns
Factory-Built Paneled Bar with Columns

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Island/Bar (being templated for ctops)

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This storage area was site-built from ordered parts

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