Modernistic Fireplace Opens to Reveal a Small Bar (May, 1939)

Modernistic Fireplace Opens to Reveal a Small Bar

FOR the small apartment or house where space is at a premium, a combination fireplace and bar may be constructed by anyone who can use a hammer and saw at a cost of approximately five dollars. The one illustrated was built from clear white pine 1″ thick. The hearth is made from a piece of pressed composition wood, and the same material is used as a back, which is then covered with an appropriate wall paper. The top door swings down to make a handy serving shelf. The decorations on the front are pieces of large dowels, cut in half and painted a contrasting color.—J. S. Bardwell.

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  1. portable electric fireplaces says: March 26, 200812:26 pm

    portable electric fireplaces…

    I am SO with the person who covers their windows with plastic sheeting! I usually put cord putty in the cracks first (easily removed next spring & sometimes reusable), then tightly seal the window. If one measures to have a 2- 3 inch overhang all aroun…

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