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Campaign Field Bar

From: $1,200.00

The African Touch Campaign Field Bar is an ideal size for international shipping, and courier delivery is available to most world-wide destinations.

Beautifully handcrafted from fine African hardwood using the best traditional joinery practice. The front panel folds into a mixing tray firmly held by friction stays.

Canvas carry bags with double padded canvas and quality zips are available on request, as is the option of a tray table for the Field Bar to sit on.

The Campaign field Bar has 18 compartments for bottles and glasses.

Under ‘Product details’ below we have more detailed information on this piece.

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The Design

The Campaign Field Bar is designed in the tradition of Campaign Furniture of the 18th and 19th century. At that time Safaris were becoming popular in Africa and the knock-down, portable nature of Campaign furniture made it ideal for Safaris. It is based on the larger Hemingway Field bar but does not come standard with the folding legs. It has an internal construction of 6 x 3 compartments for bottles and glasses. The front door folds conveniently to form a mixing table.

We offer an optional extra version of our Tray Table as a stand for the Campaign Field Bar. This has the advantage of doubling up as very useful drinks tray!

Construction

Each Field Bar is built over a week by one of our master artisans. Select timber is carefully planed and matched before being laminated into boards. The dovetail joints of the main box sides are then carefully cut together with a groove to hold the base in place. Once the box is assembled, the internal divisions are carefully fitted using half lap joints. The next process is to build the top and front door using panel in frame construction.

Next comes the fitting of solid brass snap hinges and corner blocks, requiring great skill. The position on the cabinet is marked in pencil. The artisan then uses a very sharp chisel to exactly remove timber to the shape of the fitting. It’s then off to the finishing section for sanding with ever finer sandpaper to give the perfect finish. Finally the finishing coats can be applied.

Material

The traditional material used for Campaign Furniture is mahogany, and we have African Mahogany available together with the very hard and attractive Zambezi Teak.

Uses

The Campaign Field Bar makes a delightful Whisky Cabinet to keep your favourite scotch malt whisky with fine Bohemian crystal glasses. Ideal for your office entertainment, home or in a safari lodge or Scottish Game lodge.

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Weight 20 kg
Dimensions 66 × 34 × 41 cm
Timber

1. Zambezi Teak, 2. African Mahogany

Tray Table

With Tray Table, Without Tray Table

Field Bar Canvas Covers

With Canvas Cover, Without Canvas Cover

Lacquer finish:

To protect your lacquered finish please place your field bar away from direct sunlight. Apply a good furniture wax or polish, initially twice a month, thereafter once a month. Apply sufficient to thinly cover the surface. As it dries (becomes dull) buff with a clean cloth until a beautiful sheen is achieved. Between waxings, keep the finish clean with a soft cloth or duster, and buff without wax.

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When you make your enquiry we will discuss delivery options with you.

Camps and lodges:

For camps and lodges in Southern Africa we can quote on delivery
with our transport or you may arrange collection.
For East Africa and beyond it is often more convenient for us to
quote containerised freight for large orders and air freight to nearest
airport for smaller orders.

International Orders:

Certain knock down products can be delivered by courier direct to you.
Slightly cheaper is to organise air freight to your nearest airport.
For large orders we can quote containerised delivery by sea.

Smaller orders in Southern Africa:

We will quote for delivery by courier or our transport depending on your location.

Payment.

For orders to Africa, Europe, Australia, and North America we provide a
Certificate of Origin so that duty is not payable in your country of destination.

Orders supplied from stock we request payment in full when the order is placed.
For products made to order we request a 50% deposit on order
with the balance paid on completion.

Due to the stresses and strains that a Field Bar can be subject to, we cannot offer a lifetime guarantee on this product. However, we do offer a one year warranty against defects in construction or material.

Please note that the timber used to hand make an African Touch Field Bar is a natural hardwood that varied in colour and grain, so no two parts of a field bar will look the same nor will two field bars. Natural knots and growth cracks may be present, but these will not affect the integrity of the piece, but rather add to its charm and appearance.

The African Touch will not in any circumstances be liable for any claim which falls outside the scope of our warranty or for any consequential damages whatsoever.

For large orders we offer discounts. Please see the table below for the % offered.

Number of Field Bars ordered % discount offered
5 10%
10 15%
15 20%

The Campaign Field Bar is just the right size for international shipping either by Courier (door to door) or Airfreight to your nearest airport. It comes packed in a tough, double walled, cardboard crate with Air-o-thene packing to avoid rubbing. Prices include shipping to your nearest main port. Should you require shipment ‘Door to Door’ or to an isolated port we may need to update your quote depending on the extra cost. The price excludes fees at the port of entry (customs clearance, tax such as VAT etc).

Questions? Call +27 73 080 5593