The Point - Five Points, Raleigh, North Carolina
After sanding and prep, installing brass edge rail and masking, the first part of the resi pour is complete.
The Point - Finished Product
After final application of resin and polishing the brass edging, this bar is ready for 20+ years of high-gloss performance. Scuffs and normal wear and tear can be polished out, reclaiming a mirror finish.
Terrafin Station - edge detail
Edges are banded with metal (aluminum shown) and control joints cut in where appropriate using thinner metal banding. Edges act as level guides and resin dams, assuring a level finished surface and durable edge wear.
Terrafin Station - bird'seye view
The original finish was textured laminate, which was painted with a hammered metallic paint, adding interesting depth to the optically clear resin finish.
Terrafin Station - Quail Corner's, Raleigh, NC
Terrafin Station's second location required an update to finishes. Resin bar topping was chosen to add a high-gloss finish, utilizing aluminum edging to match with the color pallette chosen for the renovated space.
Bar Top Reclaimation
Modern resin bar top applications create durable, high-sheen finishes for flat surfaces. Optically clear resins enhance the natural beauty of wood grain or anything encapsulated beneath the finished surface.
Rewind Bar, Six Forks Road, Raleigh, North Carolina
Rewind Bar's classic rock lps are embedded in clear resin with a brass back bar rail. High sheen and rock hard, the resin tops can be sanded and buffed out even after the most catastrophic abuse.
Bistro Table, private commission
Fine art, collectibles, wine labels, newspaper clippings, bottle caps - anything 2D or shallow 3D can be encapsulated in quality resin, creating a durable countertop.
State of Beer
Raleigh Architecture Company designed this bottle shop space for the owners of Busy Bee Cafe and Trophy Brewing, using bowling alley recycled flooring for the bar top. Because it wasn't designed with a front drink rail or rear trough rail, resin had to be layered on in 6 successive coats to reach the desired level of smooth transparency. Photo credits - Raymond Goodman (http://raymondgoodman.photoshelter.com/)