So you’ve got this wet bar in your 1970s house or apartment and it’s screaming for a mirror backing, glass shelves, a collection of cocktail glasses, a faux leather ice bucket with tongs, and fifths of Jack Daniels, Tanquerey and Absolut.
Trouble is, you don’t drink. So what to do with the wet bar?
In this case, John turned a simple Ikea bookcase into a custom built-in. He installed a tile counter, put Ikea pulls on the bottom cabinet, and added the shelves.
“I basically cut up a $39 bookcase added a few left over dowels and fitted it inside my existing opening. The cabinet below houses a rack of my audio equipment. Sounds great, looks great.”