Ultimate Swim Up Bar
Inspired by the swim-up bars at Caribbean resorts, Andrew and Kevin set out to construct one of their own at their lakeside cottage property, highlighted by underwater seating, a floating pool table and a gleaming bartop made entirely out of nickels.
To make the custom nickel bar-top, we first created a simple recessed bar-top — really, a long, shallow wooden box. We then covered the bottom of this with a large number of five-cent nickels (we’ll let you do the math) but it was about $120 worth or a weekend’s worth of empties. Following the instructions provided, we carefully mixed the two-part self-levelling epoxy resin and poured it over the nickels. The epoxy resin will cure to a smooth, hard surface, perfect for serving drinks and food, while simultaneously showing off your shiny nickel collection.
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