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Barn Door Coffee Bar Center



I think we can all agree that the world is full of coffee lovers, so this project was a no brainer! I needed a fun way to display and store all of my coffee items and this coffee bar was the perfect addition to my kitchen.

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

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      Attach the bottom (48") 1x6 stretcher to the two (35") coffee bar sides using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The side with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.)

    2. Step: 2

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      Attach the top (48") 1x6 stretcher to the two coffee bar sides using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The side with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.)

    3. Step: 3

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      Attach the two middle (33") 1x6 boards to the coffee bar using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The sides with the pocket holes should be facing outward. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) Boards should be 12" from the coffee bar side.

    4. Step: 4

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      Attach the (12") 1x6 shelving to the coffee bar using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The sides with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) The top shelves should be 11" from the top and the bottom shelves are 11" from the bottom.

    5. Step: 5

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      Assemble frame using using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) Note: Make sure to measure against your assembled coffee bar before making cuts for best fit.

    6. Step: 6

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      Add coffee bar frame to coffee bar using a brad nailer, finish nails and wood glue.

    7. Step: 7

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      Add (49 1/2"x35") 1/4" plywood to the back of the coffee bar using a staple gun and wood glue.

    8. Step: 8

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      Fill all nail holes with DAP wood filler and let dry. Sand down the coffee bar with a corner cat sander and wipe off any dust.

    9. Step: 9

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      Paint the coffee bar with two light coats of paint and let dry thoroughly. I used Behr Ultra Pure White.

    10. Step: 10

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      Assemble Barn Door Hardware 4 - Clothesline Pulleys 4 - 2" Hex Screws 4 - 1" Spacers 1 - 1" x !/8" x 96" Aluminum Flat Bar 4 - 1/4" x 1" Hex Bolts Pack of 1/4" washers Pack of 1/4" locking nuts 8 - Baby Hex Screws I used Shanty 2 Chics, barn door hardware tutorial for this project. Check it out here. http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2017/03/diy-barn-door-hardware-20.html

    11. Step: 11

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      Spray paint barn door hardware, drawer pulls, pipe and S hardware with color of choice (Rustoleum Metallic Finish), let dry and then spray with clear enamel spray.

    12. Step: 12

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      Assemble barn doors by adding (4 1/2") 1/4" mdf pieces to a sheet of (12"x35") 1/2" mdf. Space out the 1/4" mdf by placing two nickels in between. Secure down with glue and hold it into place with clamps (overnight). Once the Doors are completely dry, paint the doors.and add the door handles.

    13. Step: 13

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      Cut the 1/2" pipes down to size with a pipe cutter. Pipes should be long enough to fit snug in the coffee bar. My pipes were 22 2/8"

    14. Step: 14

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      Add 1/4" MDF pieces under piping for support. Attach with wood glue/brad nails. I placed my pipes based on the sizes of my coffee cups.

    15. Step: 15

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      Place the flat bar on the coffee center and drill through the holes in the bar. I drilled four holes in my bar for extra support. Once the holes are drilled, attach the flat bar to the coffee center using the spacers and 2" hex screws.

    16. Step: 16

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      Hang your pulleys on the flat bar and place your coffee bar door up against the coffee center. I placed a 1x6 under the door for proper spacing and then attached the pulleys to the door with baby hex screws. Use a level to screw evenly.

    17. Step: 17

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      Hang your S hooks and coffee cups, decorate and Enjoy!

Comments (41)


  • This is amazing!! I have been following Ashley since she first started blogging and she inspires me every day!
    By Awallace8524, on September 1, 2017

  • Love love love! Your finish choices really make this project shine!! And who doesn't need storage.
    By Cityboyfarmgirl, on September 1, 2017



  • Awesome project, thanks for sharing these plans. Your build quality and finish really stand out. I imagine this is a focal point within your kitchen.
    By grover959, on September 1, 2017

  • This is incredible!!!! And, don't get me started on the hardware....it's inspiring!!!!!
    By lvparker1, on September 1, 2017
    • Tha hardware is my favorite! Thanks for checking it out!
      By Handmade Haven, on September 1, 2017

  • What an awesome build-- functional and gorgeous! The finish you chose for the hardware is awesome! Thanks for sharing the plans.
    By CarolineK92, on September 1, 2017

  • I love this idea! Great job, Ashley!
    By seanessa, on September 2, 2017


  • What another wonderful piece you have made!! Love it
    By rchampine, on September 2, 2017

  • Nice!
    By Mirth73, on September 2, 2017

  • Love this! Seems like something I could tackle myself, and the barn doors rock!
    By rusthawk_30902, on September 3, 2017

  • Love it! How does the spray paint hold up?
    By Annaleigh8889, on September 3, 2017
    • So far so good! The clear enamel coat is important!
      By Handmade Haven, on September 4, 2017

  • Looks beautiful! I can't wait to build it!
    By DaniStewart, on September 4, 2017


  • Looks amazing!! Great idea!
    By John Card, on September 5, 2017

  • Just what we needed! I am new at DIY and I am so inspired by your projects
    By savery422_26227, on September 5, 2017

  • I love the metallic spray paint on the barn door hardware. I think I might build this a little deeper and use it for pantry storage. Thank you so much for the easy to follow plans!
    By Quinn12023, on September 5, 2017
    • I would love to see it when you're finished!
      By Handmade Haven, on September 7, 2017

  • So neat! I like how open and versatile it is!
    By TARZANTHEJEDI, on September 6, 2017

  • LOVE this! Especially that rose gold hardware!
    By ashleeault, on September 6, 2017

  • I love barn doors & especially when they are incorporated with coffee bars :) I wouldn't have thought to do rose gold but I may be obsessed now.
    By shebuiltit, on September 6, 2017
    • I am obsessed with Rose Gold!
      By Handmade Haven, on September 7, 2017

  • What a unique idea. I love it, perfect for small spaces and such great use for coffee bits and pieces. Love the sliding doors.
    By ginger_rose_126257, on September 6, 2017

  • Nice Job! The hardware looks great.
    By tom_62027, on September 8, 2017

  • Cool project. I love the copper accents.
    By Lola85, on September 8, 2017


  • I love that rose gold color!!!
    By ashdischer, on September 13, 2017

  • Wish I had a place for this! Love the rose gold accients!
    By MckenzieRoseDecor, on September 13, 2017

  • It's so cute!! I've been following you since the start, you're amazing!!
    By Amitybelleinteriors, on September 13, 2017

  • This is really nice. I may have to use your plans to make something like this for my mom :) thanks for sharing.
    By Candipl, on September 13, 2017

  • This is adorable!
    By cindyscarb, on September 13, 2017

  • Loveeeee this and love the copper!!❤️
    By Danigirl, on September 13, 2017


  • Gorgeous! I don't have any rose gold in our house....yet. But I will very soon. ;) You've inspired me to try this project!
    By jody_pelzel_82047, on September 13, 2017

  • I love this project.
    By jfox520, on September 14, 2017

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Barn Door Coffee Bar Center

by Handmade Haven
Aug 23, 2017
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I think we can all agree that the world is full of coffee lovers, so this project was a no brainer! I needed a fun way to display and store all of my coffee items and this coffee bar was the perfect addition to my kitchen.

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1
    Huge ca59a14f 5d3d 4271 8adf 97f62758003e

    Attach the bottom (48") 1x6 stretcher to the two (35") coffee bar sides using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The side with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.)

  2. Step: 2
    Huge bae1c045 2a9c 42bf a46a 304b02314ca3

    Attach the top (48") 1x6 stretcher to the two coffee bar sides using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The side with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.)

  3. Step: 3
    Huge 21106b63 5e35 4c23 b662 5c10ac9deb8a

    Attach the two middle (33") 1x6 boards to the coffee bar using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The sides with the pocket holes should be facing outward. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) Boards should be 12" from the coffee bar side.

  4. Step: 4
    Huge 23c90e10 67a7 4f2d a2f7 899135e36adb

    Attach the (12") 1x6 shelving to the coffee bar using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. The sides with the pocket holes should be facing down. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) The top shelves should be 11" from the top and the bottom shelves are 11" from the bottom.

  5. Step: 5
    Huge cb8c7669 a1b6 4007 b207 8a1ae4d7407e

    Assemble frame using using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue. (Pocket holes were made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.) Note: Make sure to measure against your assembled coffee bar before making cuts for best fit.

  6. Step: 6
    Huge cd3fc406 2c01 4f61 830e 49e0c4da2a71

    Add coffee bar frame to coffee bar using a brad nailer, finish nails and wood glue.

  7. Step: 7
    Huge 78dfd7dc 6e05 4aed 88f5 54d7a2b60a01

    Add (49 1/2"x35") 1/4" plywood to the back of the coffee bar using a staple gun and wood glue.

  8. Step: 8
    Huge 576c9a28 44fb 4ce4 be6e 2b474e7d7789

    Fill all nail holes with DAP wood filler and let dry. Sand down the coffee bar with a corner cat sander and wipe off any dust.

  9. Step: 9
    Huge 28fa6e8d 5898 4b03 8e87 c80735278a0f

    Paint the coffee bar with two light coats of paint and let dry thoroughly. I used Behr Ultra Pure White.

  10. Step: 10
    Huge b984cebd b80e 412c 927b a31d60b7b8f4

    Assemble Barn Door Hardware 4 - Clothesline Pulleys 4 - 2" Hex Screws 4 - 1" Spacers 1 - 1" x !/8" x 96" Aluminum Flat Bar 4 - 1/4" x 1" Hex Bolts Pack of 1/4" washers Pack of 1/4" locking nuts 8 - Baby Hex Screws I used Shanty 2 Chics, barn door hardware tutorial for this project. Check it out here. http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2017/03/diy-barn-door-hardware-20.html

  11. Step: 11
    Huge bbb4beb1 82a5 4ea1 89ae 77e3e70e65dc

    Spray paint barn door hardware, drawer pulls, pipe and S hardware with color of choice (Rustoleum Metallic Finish), let dry and then spray with clear enamel spray.

  12. Step: 12
    Huge af6a511c b1ed 4cb8 9687 a59b78de7027

    Assemble barn doors by adding (4 1/2") 1/4" mdf pieces to a sheet of (12"x35") 1/2" mdf. Space out the 1/4" mdf by placing two nickels in between. Secure down with glue and hold it into place with clamps (overnight). Once the Doors are completely dry, paint the doors.and add the door handles.

  13. Step: 13
    Huge 98a9903f 9c52 43ba b9f2 f2ecccc8574b

    Cut the 1/2" pipes down to size with a pipe cutter. Pipes should be long enough to fit snug in the coffee bar. My pipes were 22 2/8"

  14. Step: 14
    Huge 2ec8e15b 5d45 42a8 8ec9 da05968279c6

    Add 1/4" MDF pieces under piping for support. Attach with wood glue/brad nails. I placed my pipes based on the sizes of my coffee cups.

  15. Step: 15
    Huge 81a0e3be e17a 463a 8e49 086617a42f1c

    Place the flat bar on the coffee center and drill through the holes in the bar. I drilled four holes in my bar for extra support. Once the holes are drilled, attach the flat bar to the coffee center using the spacers and 2" hex screws.

  16. Step: 16
    Huge ac5fdd65 98bf 43b1 8aa9 7c58b6a9cbd0

    Hang your pulleys on the flat bar and place your coffee bar door up against the coffee center. I placed a 1x6 under the door for proper spacing and then attached the pulleys to the door with baby hex screws. Use a level to screw evenly.

  17. Step: 17
    Huge 87739621 2db0 4534 bcba 8605c2ce2111

    Hang your S hooks and coffee cups, decorate and Enjoy!