Barn Door Coffee Bar Center

By Handmade Haven

SKILL
easy

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.

Tools

  • Drill
  • Corner Cat Sander
  • Brad Nailer
  • Miter Saw
  • Crown Stapler

Accessories

  • Black Oxide Drill Bit Set (21-Piece) and Impact Rated Driving Kit (40-Piece)

Materials

  • 1" x 6" Wood Boards
  • 1-1/4" Pocket Screws
  • 1/2" Piping
  • 2" Screws
  • 4x8 Sheet of 1/4" Plywood
  • Barn Door Hardware Set
  • Brad Nails
  • Handle Pulls
  • Medium Density Fiberboard
  • Paint
  • Pocket Hole Jig
  • Rustoleum Clear Enamel
  • Rustoleum Metallic Finish
  • S Hooks
  • Wood Filler
  • Wood Glue

Steps

Step 1

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. (All pocket holes will be made with a Kreg Jig on a 3/4" setting.)

Tools

Drill

Materials

1" x 6" Wood Boards, 1-1/4" Pocket Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Wood Glue
Step 1

Step 2

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.)

Tools

Drill

Materials

1" x 6" Wood Boards, 1-1/4" Pocket Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Wood Glue
Step 2

Step 3

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

Tools

Drill

Materials

1" x 6" Wood Boards, 1-1/4" Pocket Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Wood Glue
Step 3

Step 4

Attach the (12") 1x6 shelving to the coffee bar using pocket hole screws and wood glue. The sides with the pocket holes should be facing down. The top shelves should be 11" from the top and the bottom shelves are 11" from the bottom.

Tools

Drill

Materials

1" x 6" Wood Boards, 1-1/4" Pocket Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Wood Glue
Step 4

Step 5

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.

Tools

Drill

Materials

1" x 6" Wood Boards, 1-1/4" Pocket Screws, Pocket Hole Jig, Wood Glue
Step 5

Step 6

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

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Brad Nails, Wood Glue
Step 6

Step 7

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

Tools

Staple Gun

Materials

Wood Glue, Staples
Step 7

Step 8

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.

Tools

Corner Cat Sander

Materials

Wood Filler
Step 8

Step 9

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

Materials

Paint
Step 9

Step 10

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

Materials

Barn Door Hardware Set
Step 10

Step 11

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.

Materials

Paint
Step 11

Step 12

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 with glue and clamp. Once the doors are completely dry, paint the doors and add handles.

Materials

Clamps, Medium Density Fiberboard
Step 12

Step 13

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"

Materials

1/2" Piping, Wood Glue
Step 13

Step 14

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.

Tools

Brad Nailer

Materials

Brad Nails, Wood Glue
Step 14

Step 15

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.

Tools

Drill

Materials

2" Screws
Step 15

Step 16

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.

Tools

Drill
Step 15

Step 17

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

Materials

S Hooks
Step 17