Standalone bars are expensive. However, if you have an old bookcase, you can easily convert it into a stunning bar. As the bookcase and a standalone bar share similar framework, not much carpentry skill is needed for turning the bookcase to a bar. All you need is primer and paint for painting the furniture, drilling machine, wine glass racks, bottle holders and plywood of various dimensions. Make sure that the bookcase you are using has adjustable shelves. According to the website apartmenttherapy.com, it takes about three days to turn a bookcase into a standalone bar, and the cost of the DIY furniture makeover is around $60.
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