A tiki bar is an exotic-themed drinking establishment used to serve drinks like rum and cocktails. You can bring the tiki bar experience home by making a bar for yourself and your family. The making process will take time to complete, but you’ll enjoy making it.
We have included 25 DIY tiki bar projects in this article that will show you how to build a tiki bar from home. You will need a couple of materials depending on the tiki bar you want to build.
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1. How To Build A Tiki Bar
The first tiki bar on my list is this amazing bar made from pressure-treated plywood sheets, tape measure, air compressors, polyurethane, L brackets, posts, bamboo sheets, screw gun, and plastic sheeting. Start by citing the pieces for the inner wall and the inner shelves. Then, move to the bar section and prepare the plywood for the countertop. Assemble other parts of the bar and install the post for the roof.
2. DIY Tiki Bar
This is made from wood, nail, screw, wood stain, tale measure clamps, speed square, hammer, and a power drill. The first step is to make sure that all the materials are accurate and in good shape. Then, pre it the pieces of wood needed for the bar. After this, assemble the front of the bar and the other sides of the bar.
3. How To Build A Tiki Bar In 18 Steps
Materials needed for this tiki bar include a tape measure, hammer, power drill, clamps, straw fence, tiki torches, wood glue, and screws. Start by prepping the plywood for the tabletop, make it into an L shape, and move from to the frame of the bar. Assemble the pieces and join them with screws. It's a very simple and cheap DIY project.
4. DIY Tiki Bar
First, determine the location for this tiki bar then define the size and dimensions of the bar you want. Gather the material needed for this project and cut down the pieces of wood. Assemble the pieces and you're good to go.
5. Homemade Tiki Bar DIY
This is made from a fence, roof hatch, screws, and wood. Start by building the frame for the bar then covering the front of the bar with a fence. After that, cut the pieces for the tabletop and shape it into an L structure, assemble all the parts and you're good to go.
6. DIY Tabletop Tiki Bar
The materials needed for this include adhesive, brown paper bags, browsing materials, flamingos, spray paint, small planters, tiki torches, and glue sticks. Cut the bottom and upper part of the paper bag then shred it into strips leaving some inches down the bottom to hold the strips together. Use this to frame the rooftop and the tabletop. Add other decorative materials to the tabletop and the rooftop.
7. DIY Tiki Bar
This is made from pallets. Other materials needed for this tiki bar include a hand saw, screws, sander, stain, paint, and tape measure. Build the beam for the bar and attach the rooftop to the beam. Join two pieces of pallets together and attach the pallets to the beam from the bottom and paint the bar.
8. How To Make a Tiki Bar
Gather the materials needed for this tiki bar then prep the wood. Once that is done, build the frame for the bar, paint the frame and allow It to dry. The remaining processes are very much easy to follow.
9. Easy DIY Tiki Bar
This tiki bar was set up in less than 20 hours. It is very easy and fun to set up. Gather the materials needed for the project, the wood, bamboo stakes, screws, drill, and tape measure. Assemble the materials according to the instruction in the link below and you will have your tiki bar.
10. DIY Tiki Bar $75
The materials needed for this DIY tiki bar include a 6-foot table, grass skirts, luau sign, lais, glue gun, table clothes, shipping tape, and zip ties. All the materials are gotten for nothing less than $75. Start by preparing the cardboard then the base of the bar. Prepare the table and attach necessary decorative items to it.
11. DIY Tiki Bar From Pallet Wood
This is made from pallets. Cut out the opposite sides of the pAllets and assemble three of such with screws. Then turn the pallet upside down and remove the strike of wood from that side of the pallet leaving it to be open from the other side. This open pallet will be on the front panel of the bar.
12. DIY Tiki Bar
Cut all the materials needed for the bar and then sand them down. Once the pieces are ready, assemble the bar and it will result in a time tiki bar. The materials used include a miter saw, jigsaw, wood, screws, wood glue, sander, and tape measure.
13. DIY PVC Tiki Bar
The materials needed for this DOY tiki bar include hacksaw, jigsaw, drill, foam brush, PVC T connectors, PVC cutting devices, PVC elbows, sandpaper, compass, and PVC cutting device. Start by setting up the base with PVC pipes, make sure they are all the same length and size to make it accurate and effective. Then, assemble other parts of the tiki bar.
14. DIY Poolside Tiki Bar
Start by setting up the base for the bar. The base is made from 2×3" framing then enclosed by luan plywood. The bar top is made from MDF which is cut into an L shape. It is an amazing DIY to try out. Check out the link below for more information on how to make this unique tiki bar.
15. DIY Pallet Tiki Bar
The material needed for this DIY project include pAllets, beams, corner brackets, tie plates, fence pickets, Perma sand, and pressure-treated wood. Start by determining and measuring the location you want to use for the tiki bar. Then, get a post for the base and secure the pallets to the beams. Set up the rooftop and assemble the remaining board of the bar top.
16. How To Build A Tiki Bar
Gather the materials needed for this DIY tiki bar project then bit all the pieces of wood needed. After the wood has been cut into different sizes, what next is to stain all of the pieces and allow them to dry. Once they're dried, assemble them and you have your tiki bar.
17. DIY Bamboo Tiki Bar
This is made from absolute bamboo. Other materials needed to build this bamboo tiki bar include drill press, miter saw, screwdriver, spatter, jigsaw, rounder, and other hand tools. Drill holes on the bamboo where they will be connected. Assemble the bamboo and make the rooftop and you're good to go.
18. DIY Pallet Bar
This is made from approximately 13 pallet boards. Start by making the base for the bar, take one pallet, and drill holes on its sides, do this for two other pallets and join the three together using a 1×4" wood to hold them with screws. After the base is done move the rooftop and design the bar as you like.
19. DIY Easy Tiki Bar
This is made by redistricting a bookshelf. It is easy and requires less cost to step up. Drill holes at the top of the bookshelf where the post for the roof will be installed then turn the bookshelf so that its back is facing the outside. Then, frame the bookshelf with a bamboo stake to give it an actual look of a tiki bar and some raffia for the rooftop.
20. How To Build A Tiki Bar With Thatched Roof
The materials needed for this DIY project include hoses, safety google, screw gun, tape measure, cedar posts, tatch, L brackets, and bamboo sheets. First, determine the size of the bar then set up the inner walls and the inner shelves for the bar. Measure and cut the horizontal and base for the bar and then start framing the first side of the bar before moving to the second side.
21. DIY Tiki Bar
This is made from a horizontal rafter, cordless drill, metal roofing panels, structural screws, and diagonal braces. First, determine the location for your tiki bar then start gathering the materials needed. Cut the pieces and set up the frame for the tiki bar by assembling the horizontal rafters, posts, diagonal braces, roof braces, and supports.
22. DIY Tiki Bar Build
Pre-cut the pieces of wood needed for the project then set up the frame for the tiki bar. Then, set up the baseband on the bar top before morning to the rooftop. The materials used include wood, screws, tape measure, miter saw, sander, and jigsaw.
23. DIY Miniature Tiki Bar
The materials needed for this DIY miniature tiki bar include popsicle sticks/ coffee stir sticks, wooden dowels, toothpicks, and pieces of paper. Gather several pieces of toothpicks then blue them together. Glue two more sets of toothpicks but shorter than the first one. Then, glue the three together to form the bar, with the two short toothpicks on the sides of the bar.
24. Homemade Tiki Bar DIY
This homemade tiki bar is inexpensive and simple to set up. It is made from an old ironing board and pieces of wood. The top of the bar is made from the ironing board then the pieces of wood were cut into 2 inches to frame the base of the bar. After this, the bar was decorated with flowers and raffia.
25. DIY Tiki Bar
The materials needed for this DIY tiki bar include PVC pipes, T connectors,90-degree elbows, PVC cutter, PVC cement, PVC plug, plywood, bamboo screen, and rafia roof. The bar is made from rectangular PVC structure and bamboo for support. Then the rooftop is made from plywood framed with PVC pipe and raphia on top of it.
Building a Tiki bar is a project that might take some time and hard work to complete, however, the end product of the build is always totally worth it. You can ask for help from a professional if you are having issues building one. Thanks for stopping by.