How to Build a Bar

Think of it as an investment!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Caulk gun
  • Level
  • Framing square
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Safety glasses
  • Wood glue

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Bar molding
  • 3/4-in. plywood
  • Construction adhesive
  • Drywall screws
  • Metal drip tray
  • Foam insulation
  • Hardwood trim
  • Beer tap kit
  • 2 x 4s
  • Metal, stone or wood base