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Custom Poplar Barres

///Custom Poplar Barres

Custom Poplar Barres

Call to Order 310-519-1314 $14/LFt

Custom Poplar Barres are manufactured with the option of no holes or pre-drilled holes, spaced according to the customer’s specifications.

Custom Wood Barre pricing is rounded up to the nearest foot.

$14 Custom Poplar Barres: (1′ – 16′ Lengths)


Custom Poplar Ballet Barres are manufactured with the option of no holes or pre-drilled holes, spaced according to the customer’s specifications- Signed Diagram required.

Ideal for ballet or fitness use.

Whether using the Poplar Barres personally or professionally, barres are an investment. Alvas manufactures high quality barres that will last for decades, not just seasons. An investment in the quality keeps dancing safe and profitable.

(Custom Poplar Wood Barre Pricing is rounded to the nearest foot)

Poplar Wood

Poplar Barres are made of beautiful Tulip Tree Poplar wood with a light shade. It is a solid hardwood that has a smooth feel and is easy to stain (if preferred).

Since they are made of natural wood, grain and coloration may vary. Barres are unfinished, hand-sanded smooth and ready to use. They will arrive beveled on both ends, so no sharp edges.

Wood is the Standard, Traditional Choice

Wood barres are the preferred and standard traditional choice in the professional ballet industry and barre fitness / exercise classes. Unlike metal or plastic barres, the natural product will absorb sweat (won’t get slippery) and provide slight flexibility. This slight flexibility in wood barres provide anti-stress on joints, especially on the ballet barre method training.

Choosing the Correct Barre Length

Dance Barres

Is the dancer new to ballet and not sure which barre length to get? 4’ barres are commonly used for beginning children while 6’ barres are commonly used for beginning teens or adults. 8’ barres are the most popular and give more room for stretching. 8’ to 16’ barres give ample space for multiple people to use at the same time.

Fitness Barres

If you are unsure what length barres to use, we strongly recommend contacting your local Barre Fitness Studio and asking their specifications for that type of barre exercise / fitness class.

Customizing Your Barre Length

Custom Poplar barre lengths are available up to 16′- or splice joint pins may be added to give the appearance of longer barres.

Completing Your Barre Unit

Pricing shown is for Custom Poplar Barres only and does not include shipping.
(For use with Wall Mount Brackets– Each sold separately)

USA Made / FSC Standards

All of Alvas barres are grown within the United States and meet or exceed FSC standards. Additionally, American hardwoods are known as the natural choice for environmentally conscious builders, architects and designers looking to specify green materials.

Still Have Questions?

Click here for Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
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Spacing for Brackets (Custom Barres)

Custom Poplar Barres are manufactured with the option of no holes or pre-drilled holes, spaced according to the customer’s specifications- Signed Diagram required.

The spacing accuracy for Alvas drilled wood barres are + or – 1/8″.

Barre LengthDiameterMax SpanMax OverhangMin Overhang
1' - 16'1 7/8", +/- 1/8"


Oak Ballet and Fitness Barres are hand-sanded smooth and ready to use.

All barres will come beveled on both ends, so no sharp edges. This applies even if you add Alvas Splice Joint Pins to your custom Oak barres.


Click here for Custom Wood Barre Authorization Sheet
Click here for Specifications When Adding Splice Joint Pins.

Wood Type:Poplar Hardwood
Finish:Hand-sanded smooth, Unfinished
Weight:Approx 0.75 lbs/ft
Diameter:Approx 1-7/8", +/- 1/8"


Production Time

Production Time is usually 10-15 business days, plus transit time. (Transit time is determined by the shipping company)

Need it faster? Rush options

Need it faster? Call us and we’ll do our best to help! There is a chance we can expedited the delivery service.
Expediting Options:
– Expedited Delivery Service
– Will Call (Customer Pick Up)

Shipping Calculations

Custom Poplar Barres ship UPS Ground, unless your order qualifies to ship Freight.*

* Shipments are calculated depending on the length, width and weight of packages. This includes, but is not limited to, Barres longer than 8′, the total weight of the order and/or any Glassless Mirror Panels. Barres longer than 8′ cannot be shipped by UPS Ground and must be shipped by motor freight. If shipping costs are a concern, you may consider several 4’ – 8’ barres or a combination thereof.

Refer to our FAQ for more information on Shipping, Returns and Product Guarantees.


Alvas BFM offers assembly/installation services to most Southern California locations.  Contact us for details.

Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning the Maple Barres are simple and easy. See FAQ for instructions.

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