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ManielDeaney

Awesome work. Do you have any build pictures you can add?


jennay1615

Oh you mean in the process ? I do actually .


ManielDeaney

Yes, I love seeing it all come together


jennay1615

I made another post showing the process .


jennay1615

You can’t see all the pictures ?


Created_by_Chance

Awesome, now you just need to collect all the goofy Nick nacks


jennay1615

We are working on it .


pl233

You should request this sub to make knickknacks for your bar. I bet a few people would whittle up a fish or something


entoaggie

Your next hobby could be coconut face carving.


jennay1615

I’m not that good . Unless YouTube can teach me lol


entoaggie

Well, I’ve come to realize that YouTube is basically an archive of the human race’s collective knowledge and YT rarely fails to deliver.


jennay1615

Very true


tdryan08

Looks freaking awesome! I will add this to my list of saved posts that "I will one day build."


cwcollins06

Narrator: "He wouldn't." *At least, if you're anything like me. Lol


fl0dge

Beautiful woodwork, now please tidy them cables!


jennay1615

You can see in the photo with the big speaker we mounted the sound bar . No more cables showing .


fl0dge

Hah, nicely done, didn't look closely enough at that on mobile


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fl0dge

Nah just stuck out as ruining thr look of the pic where it's glaringly obvious, didn't go back to check the other pics. Have a good day now.


HoweHaTrick

Is it anchored in the ground? We want build pictures!!


jennay1615

I posted process pics on another post. It is not fastened to the ground just in case we have to move it .


bcvickers

That's going to be a fun place to hang out, nice work! One thing that concerns me though is that it looks like you live where you get a fair amount of precipitation (downspouts on the homes). I would be concerned about moisture getting trapped between the pallet boards and the OSB and rotting stuff pretty quickly. Besides pulling the pallet boards and applying either tar paper or a house wrap type product it might be easiest to add an overhang to other two sides of the roof using a ladder eave type structure and a couple more sheets of tin. It would also help to apply a clear coat of weatherproofing sealer to the pallet boards but that's not going to help for all the other sides of them.


jennay1615

The back and the other side have steel siding. Just these two sides are probably going to rot over time . But for now it’s fun. We will probably have to replace boards as we already have some popping off after one winter . But it was to be expected .


bcvickers

There you go, sounds like you're on it!


PlankyTown777

You built a bar - definitely not a Tiki Bar though. Still cool anyway


jennay1615

We call it our tiki because it’s near our pool. But your right, it’s more a rustic bar .


pioneersky

Where’s the Tiki part? What plans do you have for that? Cool outdoor bar.


beaushaw

> Where’s the Tiki part? In my mind a Tiki Bar is a loose group of palm fronds tied together that will probably blow away in the next storm. This is well above that title IMO.


jennay1615

Well it’s a backyard bar I guess . We just call it our tiki because we have a pool and enjoy lol


asdfqwertyuiop12

You could always lean into it someday and setup some palm fronds, bamboo accents and carve out some tiki masks.


lisadia

I’m in process of turning my deck into a tiki bar. This is the look one is typically going for https://i.imgur.com/fDFEKF9.jpg


NotSethRoganForSure

I want to drink in there during a storm


jennay1615

We do that often


spongemonkey2004

Doesnt look like you used teak?


jennay1615

What’s teak? Lol


3BlueberryCupcakes

A dream! Well done!


mike-rusty-rotch

Not really a tiki bar


jennay1615

We call it a tiki since it’s by our pool. But can also be called a backyard bar .


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jennay1615

To each their own. We happen to love it . Best part is when we are sick of it we can change out the look easily .


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jennay1615

Lol


jennay1615

Good thing you don’t live in our house


ghaldos

is that out of pallet boards? that looks amazing and I'm guessing it was cheap as hell to build, great job!


jennay1615

Yes pallet boards. We cut them with a sawzall .


ghaldos

nice


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Nice one, I would love to see plan as well.


jennay1615

I posted some process pics . My “ plan/idea” was written on a napkin lol


ShacklefordLondon

Nice work! What’s that hanging on the wall in picture 5?


jennay1615

It’s an old water ski. Everything inside this bar things we collected from family . The light was my great grandmothers .


lightandvariable

Turn that waterski into a shotski STAT!!


jennay1615

We actually have a shot ski


Spartanlaw_21

How was the foundation built? Did you just anchor it to the concrete or did you have to dig down and make concrete forms??? I want to do something similar but a bit larger when I but my first home. One as a bar and another as an "extra room"


jennay1615

Well this is not anchored so we are able to move it if we have too. Just have electrician disconnect the electric .


ellicottvilleny

Playlist song recommendation “Thank God the Tiki Bar is Open” (John Hiatt)


jennay1615

I’ll have to check it out


Daughter_Of_Grimm

Now play “in the tiki room” from Disney’s tiki room every time you go out there.


WitnessRough3221

I've got a quiz


Petsweaters

Love the swag lamp!


jennay1615

The hanging lamp was my great grandmothers !!


ISlingShit

Nice work! If you invite the right people it could be a titty bar.


jennay1615

Lol never know what happens when the kids are sleeping


Spektra18

Oh I bet your neighbors love you.


jennay1615

They love hanging at the bar .


KA96

Not a big fan of the reclaimed wood siding. Looks out of place in the suburbs.


jennay1615

That’s ok. It’s not for everyone. We personally love it .


KeanuCharlesSleeves

Looks really cool. Not to take away from what you’ve done, but I think some paint would make it look really nice and help preserve it.


jennay1615

Maybe one day , for now we like this rustic look. The cool part about it is we can change the front and side if we ever want too .


KeanuCharlesSleeves

Fairs, the more I look the more I see the rustic touches you’ve done. I like it 👍. Enjoy!


cookies_nd_milf346

This is awesome :)


comfort_bot_1962

:D


dudevinnie

so cool, for some reason I instantly thought of Rocket Power


Darth_Schrader

Pic 5 sign above the door - that's also an AA saying :p


jennay1615

Now that’s funny .


JD_Drums12

This is killer! I'd love to do something similar.


4711Shimano

I love it. Especially the roof.


jennay1615

We did a steel roof on top


Rawalmond73

Not what I envision as tiki but you do have yourself a bar.


jennay1615

I should change the post to say tiki/rustic backyard bar .


Ho-DownHoney63

Love it!!! I love a DIY build. Looks great. The Tiki bug will get you. Watch out. 🤣 For now pool side is great. I just attempted my first tiki head for a friend. My third time using the chain saw. Super fun.


PhilJack33

Awesome!