So you want to save, but at the same time, you also want to have that bar furniture you have always dreamed of. What should a wise penny pincher do? Build your own furniture bar, that's what.
Through this method, you need not have to spend so much energy counting your savings and spending them. All you need to do is get that hammer and pound away until you finally build your very own - literally - customized bar.
So what and how should you go about doing it?
First things first, be honest with yourself and your very own capabilities. Face it, if you know you are great at hammering away and getting that furniture to turn to that perfect work of art then go ahead and do it. There is nothing better than knowing your skills and utilizing it for your own use and benefit.
However, if you think you are weak in the area of self-help, in the context of creating, making and doing the dirty work of literally building your own bar furniture right from scratch then stop! Do not do it. But if you insist that you have to have a hand at it, make sure to ask for help from someone who knows what to do.
Finding a good contractor is the best way to begin building a bar furniture. Try to look for a good one near your area, specifically one who would actually do the construction using your thought-of plan as the contractor's guide.
Do not be afraid to ask
Better yet, ask the contractor any suggestions on how you could possibly improve your furniture bar. You may or not take the contractor's opinion, but soliciting suggestions may serve as a springboard to better furniture-planning and making. It will still benefit you in the end.
Use your skills
But, if you know you have a hidden talent stashed away somewhere underneath and believe you have the potential of doing basic woodwork and really enjoy tasks that has a lot to do with exercising those bare hands, then step up to the plate and do it.
What shape do you want the bar to be? Do you want the bar to measure a bit longer? Would you like to install bar commercial equipment such as a tap beer tower so that dispensing ice cold refreshing beer would be easier?
All in all, starting out may not be as easy as it would look. But once the plans are finally done and executed, you will have no choice but to thank yourself in the end, or not.