Designing a custom cabinet bar, or other type of home bar, has to begin somewhere. The approach that works well for me when starting a project is based on a principle made famous by the author Stephen Covey: “Begin with the end in mind” is based on the principle that all things are created twice.
Print off one of these free bar plans to help you build the home bar you’ve always dreamed of. There are free bar plans for indoor bars, outdoor bars, and even tiki bars, to help you get just the style you’re looking for.
Building a home bar can be a simple project and pretty budget friendly. The free bar plans all include building directions, diagrams, material lists, tool lists, photos, and some even include videos.
After you’ve used these bar plans to build you dream bar, how about using a wine rack plan to give you even more storage space? You may also want to use some free woodworking plans to build a dining room table, farmhouse table, entertainment center, bookcase, coffee table, kitchen islands, shed, pergola, or even a picnic table.
Popular Mechanics has a free tiki bar plan that starts with a shed plan but uses weathered materials to create a complete tiki bar feel.
The free tiki bar plan includes a materials list, tools list, the tiki bar blueprints, and step-by-step building instructions complete with color photos.
A rolling bar cart is a great alternative to your standard home bar and this one can be used both inside and out. With a large shelf, a towel bar, and wheels you can finish it in any color you want.
These are complete building plans that include everything you need to build this basic bar project for less than $50. More