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Ballet Bars and Metal Ballet Bar Brackets

| Wall Mounted Ballet Bars | Portable-Free Standing Ballet Bars |
| Metal Ballet Bar Brackets | Wood Bars Only |
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Our portable and wall mounted ballet bars are Made in the USA! CWF Flooring, Inc. offers four species of wood bars: Poplar, Ash, Red Oak and Maple. All ballet bars are kiln-dried before cutting to insure a precision cut then turned for accurate roundness. Ballet bars are finally machine sanded, wood ends are slightly beveled and lastly spot sanded by hand.

We produce high quality wood ballet bars at affordable prices. The wood bars are not stained or varnished, except for the children's ballet bars which are stained with non-toxic Min Wax™ with color options: Red, Blue, Yellow and Green.

The Cartwheel Factory recommends that the buyer does not use varnish to preserve the wood bar. The reason for this is that this may cause the ballet bar to become slippery. Hand sweat needs to be absorbed into the bar to enhance grip security for the ballet dancer.

A large stock of wood ballet bars and brackets ready to ship today.

Call 1-661-273-8700 or 1-661-273-8702 for details.

We offer FREE shipping for 4, 6 and 8 foot bars. Most bars & brackets ship in 1-3 days!

American Made Ballet Bars


portable double ballet bars
Dancer above practices the Pointe Technique, while wearing Pointe Shoes, on
the double adjustable ballet bars, also known as portable bars.

Wall Mounted Ballet Bars

Ballet Bar Brackets Adjustable Ballerina Brianna Wall mounted Single Bracket
Ballet Bar- Adjustable Brackets
Ballet Bar- Fixed Brackets
Ballet Bar- Adjustable Brackets
The most common type of ballet bar is the wall mounted. These are easy to install. For installation instructions for wall mounted ballet bars please visit: How to Install Wall Mounted Ballet Bar Brackets
Length options: 4, 6, 8, 10, 14, and 16ft. Bracket options include fixed chrome, fixed brass, double fixed chrome, double fixed brass (fixed brackets are non-adjustable) double brass and single chrome adjustable and double adjustable chrome ballet bar brackets. Double fixed brackets consist of two fixed brackets on top of each other. Whereas, double adjustable brackets consist of a single channel with two chrome arms.

Call a sales representative at: 1-661-273-8700 or 1-661-273-8702 for more information.

 

Wood bar with Adj brackets

Single Adjustable Ballet Bar Brackets
(Adjusts 10") $27 each

 

 

Fixed Chrome Bracket
Non-Adjustable Brackets

Double Chrome Adjustable
Double Adjustable Bar
Single Adjustable
Single Adjustable Bar

 

Single Ballet Bar with Fixed Brackets

Single Fixed CHROME Ballet Bar Brackets
(non-adjustable brackets)
$17 each

 

  Wood Bars are Made in the USA!  

brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only

ANTIQUE Blackish (sold out) or WHITE or
GOLD, Single Fixed Ballet Bar Brackets
(non-adjustable brackets) $17 each


Ballet Bars are a critical part of training and practice of Dance. Consequently, the popularity of Barre based classes are growing and the need for well-manufactured Bars are on the rise. Most bars ship in 1-3 days! With the growing popularity of at Barre workout regimens bars on more in demand than ever. Gyms with Barre workout regimes are more likely to attract female members. Most ballet bars that are used for bar-system training prefer the fixed ballet bar brackets. White or chrome ballet bar brackets adds tranquility and class to studios with a clean appearance.

ballet bar with 2 Brackets

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ballet bar with 3 Brackets

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For dancers who desire to place dance mirrors on the wall between the ballet bar brackets, please consider the bracket spacing between the brackets below. A 48” wide dance mirror can fit in between a 6 foot ballet bar. Adjustable ballet bar brackets have the same spacing.

Greg Olsen
Denim to Lace by: Greg Olsen: GregOlsen.Com Tel. 1-208-888-2585

Wood Ballet Bar Price List-Brackets Included

Length / Type (*Free Shipping) Bracket Spacing Bar Overhang Poplar Ash Oak Maple Colored=
4' Ballet Bar with 2 fixed brackets 32" 8" $90* $100* $119* $144* $114*
6' Ballet Bar with 2 fixed brackets 48" 12" $105* $130* $155* $175* $141*
8' Ballet Bar with 2 fixed brackets 64" 16" $125* $165* $205* $260* $173*
10' Ballet Bar with 2 fixed brackets 80" 20" $121   $215 $303  
14' Ballet Bar with 3 fixed brackets 64" 20" $159   $340 $455  
16' Ballet Bar with 3 fixed brackets 80" 16" $173   $385 $510  
4' Ballet Bar with 2 adjustable brackets 32" 8" $105* $125* $135* $162* $134*
6' Ballet Bar with 2 adjustable brackets 48" 12" $120* $145* $175* $195* $161*
8' Ballet Bar with 2 adjustable brackets 64" 16" $145* $175* $215* $270* $193*
10' Ballet Bar with 2 adjustable brackets 80" 20" $148   $225 $290  
14' Ballet Bar with 3 adjustable brackets 64" 20" $203   $375 $487  
16 Ballet Bar with 3 adjustable brackets 80" 16"  $214   $417 $545  
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Which Wood Ballet Bar is Best?

Before deciding on the type of wood ballet bar please study the below "Wood Specifications For Ballet Bars." As stated below the maple wood bars are the strongest of all four wood species, as well the most rigid and expensive. For schools where supervision is less than private dance studios we suggest the Ash wood because it is the second strongest of the four woods and can withstand the potential abuse from non-supervised students. Ash, Red Oak or Maple is recommended for ballet classes and The Bar Method training. Poplar wood is the most flexible and lightest but has moderate strength. Therefore Poplar wood is common for home use.
Wood Specifications For Ballet Bars
Wood Cost Color Strength/psi Hardness (lb) Weight For 4ft bar Bending Strength (psi) Stiffness (Mpsi)
Poplar $ \/ Moderate/5540 540 2 lbs. 4 oz. (1.02 kg) 10,100 1.58
Maple $$$$ \/ Best/7830 1450 2 lbs 10 oz. (1.19 kg) 15,800 1.83
Red Oak $$$ \/ Very Good/6760 1290 2 lbs. 8 oz. (1.14 kg) 14,300 1.82
Ash $$ \/ Excellent/7410 1320 2 lbs. 13 oz. (1.28 kg) 15,000 1.74

Bar Wood Options
Colored Bars: RGBY

Ballet bars are a piece of furniture, an accent-even a center-piece, and as in all pieces, color match and satisfying personal preferences make the heart fonder, especially a child's heart. CWF's colored ballet bars can meet your design requirements. Let the ballerina choose the wood species or color: Red, Green, Blue, Yellow or Poplar wood, Ash, Red Oak or Maple Bars.
Wood Options & Wood Specifications For Ballet Bars

Ballet Bar Wood Options Note: Colored Bars Are Made of Poplar Wood

Buy Single Ballet Bars-Wall Mounted


Testing ones skill is a substantial part of growing as a dancer and performer. The assurance of stability can be the difference that separates’ your skills from that of your competition. Therefore having a well-constructed, USA made Ballet Bar is invaluable to skill and strength building. Many are now prepared to have a wall mounted bar installed in their homes. A space friendly option would be a free standing-portable ballet bar that easily disassembles for storage.
Bring the tools of the studio to the privacy of your home with wall mounted ballet bars.
4' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 2 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$90

4 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!

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6' Wood Ballet Bar, w/ 2 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$105

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8' Wood Ballet Bar, w/ 2 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$125

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10' Wood Ballet Bar, w/ 2 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$121
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14' Wood Ballet Bar, w/ 3 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$159

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16' Wood Ballet Bar, w/ 3 Non-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$173

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4' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 2
Single-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$110
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6' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 2 Single-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$125

6 ft. is practical for home use!
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8' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 2 Single-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$145
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10' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 2 Single-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$148
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14' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 3 Single-Adjustable Chrome Brackets
$203
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16' Wood Ballet Bar w/ 3 Single-Adjustable
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$214
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Please contact us if you're shipping a ballet barre ten feet or longer so we can shop around for shipping rates:
Tel. 1-661-273-8700 or 1-661-273-8701 Email: Sales@CartwheelFactory.Com
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Shipping 10-16 ft. long ballet bars is costly, from $200-$300, because they ship
Freight Truck. They're too long to ship UPS-Ground.
To save on shipping cost you may consider several 4, 6 and/or 8 ft. ballet bars or combination of.
Ships in 1-5 business days.

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How to Install Wall Mounted Ballet Bar Brackets



Buy Wall Mounted Double Ballet Bars

Double Fixed Brackets
This photos was suppiled by a Allen of Cummings,GA.. Pictured: Antique Double fixed brackets consists of two brackets on top of each other.
Double Fixed Metal Brackets
Customer designed his own wood back-board for the brackets.
Options: Chrome, Brass, White, Pink or Black with gold specks.

Two Bars with Double Adj. Brackets

Double Bars For Ballet

(Double Bars with 2 Adjustable Brackets)

Double Bars with 3 brackets

(Double Bars with 3 Adjustable Brackets)

Wall Mounted Ballet Bars Installation Instructions PDF

(2) 4' Barre with 2 double/adjustable chrome brackets
4 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
$174
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(2) 6' Barre with 2 double/adjustable chrome brackets
6 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!

$208
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(2) 8' Barre with 2 double/adjustable chrome brackets
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!

$240
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(2) 10' Barre with 2 double/adjustable chrome brackets
$255

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(2) 14' Barre with 3 double/adjustable chrome brackets
$350

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(2) 16' Barre with 3 double/adjustable chrome brackets
$380

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Free Standing Portable Ballet Bars

ballerina Tiffanylunge stretch

Completely independent adjustment design permits dancers on either side to set portable bar to preferred height (31" to 45") We feel this is the strongest, best braced and most easily adjustable portable ballet bar you can buy. Disassembles (without tools!) in about a minute and can be transported in even a small car. Choose from 5 barre lengths; one barre on each side. All wood bars are shipped in individual cardboard tubes and are hand-sanded without a liquid finish or stain. A natural wood bar. Portable ballet bars are produced with rubber floor guards on the legs to protect your vinyl dance floor or portable floor from scratches or damage.

Free Standing/Portable Ballet Bars Installation Instructions

Single Free Standing Ballet Bars

Portable Bars For Ballet

4', 6', 8', 10', 14' and 16'

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Free Standing Ballet Bars

Double Free Standing Ballet Bars

Portable Bars with 3 standards for 10-16 ft. barsFree-Standing Bars with 2 standards

  4', 6', 8', 10', 14' and 16'

A Ballet Bar that easily disassembles to store or travel without issue. A mobile Bar, aka, The Free Standing Ballet Bar, can travel with dancers, potentially for warming up back stage (no dancer enjoys the awkward nature of using the back of a chair to warm up away from studio.) Toleration of clutter should be considered when storing tools of dance. Dance is an Art, and clutter does inhibit the creative process for the more sensitive Dancer.

Free Standing Ballet Bars/Portable Ballet Bars
WITH BAR ON TWO SIDES
4' Free-standing unit with barre on both sides

$275

6' Free-standing unit with barre on both sides $314
8' Free-standing unit with barre on both sides $330
10' Free-standing unit with barre on both sides $413
14' Free-standing unit with barre on both sides $483
16' Free-standing unit with barre on one sides $555
4' Double Bar, Free Standing
$275
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$314
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$330
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$413
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$483
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Standing $555

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Free Standing Ballet Bars/Portable Ballet Bars
WITH BAR ON ONE SIDE
4' Free-standing unit with barre on one side  

$245

6' Free-standing unit with barre on one side $266
8' Free-standing unit with barre on one side   $310
10' Free-standing unit with barre on one side $352
14' Free-standing unit with barre on one side $457
16' Free-standing unit with barre on one side $491
4' Single Ballet Barre
Free Standing Portable Bar
$245
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Free Standing Portable Bar
$266
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Free Standing Portable Bar
$310
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Free Standing Portable Bar
$352
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Free Standing Portable Bar
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Free Standing Portable Bar
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Ballet Wood Bar Only


Red Oak, Maple & Poplar wood barre options are available. Dancing, primitive nature relies on stability and balance. When dancing at Barre the stability of the Bar can help or hinder practice. This often decided by construction and wood species. With less expensive -inferior models flooding the market it’s easy to get a less expensive Bar. This is a costly mistake for many Studio owners not only by cost of injury but in multiple purchases of the same Bar. An alternative to this repetition is to buy a made in the USA high quality bar the first time. A quality bar will last, even in the most extreme use, decades not seasons. An investment in the quality keeps dancing safe and profitable.

Poplar

POPLAR 1-7/8" dia. w/ drilled holes

4' Poplar Bar Only $40
6' Poplar Bar Only$55
8' Poplar Bar Only $87
10' Poplar Bar Only $100
14' Poplar Bar Only $175
16' Poplar Bar Only $200

Maple

Ash 1-3/4"dia. w/ drilled holes

4' Ash Bar Only $60
6' Ash Bar Only  $75
8' Ash Bar Only $117

Red Oak

RED OAK 1-3/4"dia. w/ drilled holes

4' Red Oak Bar Only $89
6' Red Oak Bar Only  $135
8' Red Oak Bar Only $185
10' Red Oak Bar Only $195
14' Red Oak Bar Only  $294
16' Red Oak Bar Only $336

Maple

MAPLE 1-3/4"dia. w/ drilled holes

4' Maple Bar Only  $124
6' Maple Bar Only  $155
8' Maple Bar Only $240
10' Maple Bar Only $283
14' Maple Bar Only $406
16' Maple Bar Only $464

4' Poplar Bar Only $40
4 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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4' Ash Bar Only $60
Ash wood bars are strong!
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4' Red Oak Bar Only $89
Red Oak wood is heavy
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4' Maple Bar Only $124
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6' Poplar Bar Only $55
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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6' Ash Bar Only  $75
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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6' Red Oak Bar Only  $135
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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6' Maple Bar Only  $155
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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8' Poplar Bar Only $87
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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8' Ash Bar Only $117
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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8' Red Oak Bar Only $185
8 ft. ballet bars ship for FREE!
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8' Maple Bar Only $240
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10' Poplar Bar Only $100
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  10' Red Oak Bar Only $195
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10' Maple Bar Only $283
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14' Poplar Bar Only  $175
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  14' Red Oak Bar Only  $294
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14' Maple Bar Only  $406
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16' Poplar Bar Only $200
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  16' Red Oak Bar Only $336
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16' Maple Bar Only $464
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Adjustable Ballet Bar Brackets

Adjustable Brackets Adjust approx. 14 Inches
These Adjustable Ballet Bar steel Brackets are very sturdy and weigh 2 1/2 lb. each. (Double adjustable weigh 3 1/2 lb.) They have a bright chrome finish. They come with #12 x 2" flat head screws. Wall channel allows approximately 14" of adjustment.

Fixed (non adjustable) Ballet Bar Brackets

The fixed brackets do not adjust
Fixed ballet bar brackets, aka, non-adjustable brackets are made of chrome or brass plated steel. They have a bright chrome finish. These Fixed Height Ballet Barre Brackets are very sturdy and weigh 1 lb. each. They come with #12 x 2" flat head screws.

 

Brass ballet bar brackets is a mild brass
Non-Adjustable Ballet Bar Bracket (brass)


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Ballet Bar Size
Spacing For Brackets
4' Barre
2 brackets spaced 32" apart (8" overhang)
6' Barre
2 brackets spaced 48" apart (12" overhang)
8' Barre
2 brackets spaced 64" apart (16" overhang)
10' Barre
2 brackets spaced 80" apart (20" overhang)
14' Barre
3 brackets, 1 centered with 64" space on each side (20" overhang)
16' Barre:
3 brackets, 1 centered with 80" space on each side (16" overhang)
There is a 96" maximum span between brackets on 1 3/4" - 1 7/8" diameter barres
Minimum overhang is 2". Maximum overhang is 20"
Ballet Bar Information Sheet
SUGGESTED BARRE HEIGHTS FOR FIXED BRACKETS
Single Barre: 32" - 46" from floor (waist level)
Double Barre: 32" - 34" lower barre
  44" - 46" from the floor for upper barre
Distance from wall to barre: INSIDE = 7 1/2" (approximate.)
  OUTSIDE = 9" (apron.)
Dance Posters & Teaching Tips
All dimensions are approximate and may change without notice.
Warp tolerance for wood is 3/16" per 4' section. 
Portable and Wall Mounted Ballet Bar Information Sheet


Buy Fixed Ballet Bar Brackets

brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Non-Adjustable/Fixed Ballet Bar Brackets: Style Options
Antique: White, Black w/ Mild Gold Specks, Blackish, Gold, Pink. Contemporary: Mild Brass, Chrome

Ballet Bar Bracket Design Options (pdf)




BOLSHOI ANTIQUE BALLET BAR BRACKETS

Anitque Brackets
Antique Blackish Fixed Ballet Bar Brackets (sold out)

brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only

Antique Brackets: Color- Black with mild Gold-like Specks
or it Gold-like with Black specks?
If ever there was a beauty contest for ballet bar brackets this design would win!
brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Chrome Contemporary Fixed Brackets
brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Antique Low Gloss
Gold Fixed Bracket
brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Adjustable Chrome
brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Antique Fixed White
Charcoal colored these bars are durable and strong
Bolshoi Antique Black Brackets
(sold out)
with Wood Bar
Screw-mounts on to wood bars
Bolshoi Antique Black Bracket
(sold out)

brackets with an antique finish for wood bars only
Double Adjustable Chrome
Screw-mounts on to wood bars
Close-up of textured Bracket: Mild gold with Black specs. It's classy!
Add an antique appearance to your dance studio, school or home dance room with CWF Flooring, Inc's. popular Bolshoi Antique Black Ballet Bar Brackets.

Present an atmosphere of dance history & experience to your dance school with the Bolshoi Antique Ballet Non-Adjustable (fixed) Bar Brackets. White, Pink (out of stock) & Low Gloss Gold Brackets are powder coated-not painted-for an everlasting shine with a ceramic-like texture.

Call 1-661-273-8700 or 1-661-273-8702 for details.

Note: For Ballet Bar Method physical fitness training it is recommended that extra brackets be purchased.

Non-Adjustable Wall Bracket (chrome)
$17.00 ea.
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Non-Adjustable Wall Bracket (brass)
$27.00 ea.
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Non-Adjustable Wall Bracket (Bolshoi Antique)
Finish Options: Antique Black (sold out), Black with Gold Specks, White, Pink or Gold
$17.00 ea.
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Adjustable Wall Bracket (chrome)
$27.00 ea.
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Double Adjustable Wall Bracket (chrome)
$49.00 ea.
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$22.00 ea.
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Rehearsal of the Scene Date: 1877
Edgar Degas - Rehearsal of the Scene
Artist: Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917



Ballet Bar Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)



1. Which type of wood bar is best?
This is a question of personal preference. The poplar wood, while being slightly softer, is also 1/8” thicker to compensate. The red oak and maple are both tougher woods, Red oak being the heaviest of the three. Ash wood is often used to produce baseball bats due to its strength and is the strongest of the lower priced bars. Wood Options & Wood Specifications For Ballet Bars

2. What are the “true” colors of these woods?
Poplar wood is the least consistent of our wood varieties. While for the most part it is a light, tan color, there are inconsistencies in the grain which cause parts to be darker, or green in color. Red Oak is, true to its name, a red wood. While its shade is more consistent than the other two types of wood, it is the grainiest of all three as well. Maple ballet bars have a similar light, tan color to poplar, with more consistency in shade, and fewer grains. Ash is a beautiful wood and has wider rustic mild grains.

3. Do I need to hire an installer to put these ballet bars up?
Not in most cases. While we recommend that wall-mounted bars be screwed into wall studs or better yet, a wall mounted wood back-board, we also provide instructions for self-installation. Each case is different of course, so be sure to know what you need before installation. Call us if you have any questions: 1-661-273-8700 or 1-661-273-8701
You Tube installation instructions for the wall mounted bars and instructions for the portable ballet bars.

4. Can you cut the wood ballet bars to custom lengths?
Unfortunately, due to the nature of our stock and manufacturing process, only 4’, 6’, 8’, 10’, 14’, and 16’ bars are available. However, the bars do have a wood over-hang of 8, 12, 16 or 20 inches so, yes, the buyer can cut the bar to one's specifications without hindering the bar brackets.

5. The web site is not allowing me to purchase a 10’, 14’, or 16’ ballet bars online. Why is this?
Bars larger than 8’ long cannot be shipped by UPS ground, and must be transported by freight truck. To place an order for these bars, you will need to contact us for an estimate at (661) 273-8700. 4’, 6’ and 8’ wall mounted bars are provided with FREE shipping.

6. We are a dance studio/contractor, are you able to provide us with a special price?
Unfortunately, we cannot provide a special price for studios or contractors, but we are able to provide larger discounts for larger orders, depending upon your needs.

7. Will the color from the stained poplar ballet bars rub off on bare skin?
No, the color used to stain the bars is fully cured and will not rub off on skin or clothes. By the way, white fixed metal ballet bar brackets look really great with color wood bars.

8. Where can I fine online ballet classes?
We do not offer ballet classes, sorry. Perhaps you can look for online ballet class at: www.OnlineBalletClass.Com


9. Can we use the ballet bars for barre workouts, aka. ballet fitness / Bar Method?
Yes, the bars are designed for ballet and Bar Method training. It is recommended that the end user acquire an extra bracket(s) for added security. To add extra ballet bar brackets drill an extra holes in the ballet bar to accommodate the extra bracket(s): First drill a hole 7/8" deep with a 3/8" drill bit. Then in the same hole use a 5/16" drill bit and drill 5/8". The hole is now a total of 1-1/2" deep. Further instructions are available at: www.cartwheelfactory.com/pdf/ballet-bars-instructions.pdf
For ballet bar fitness information or Bar Method workout videos please visit Ellie Kemper or visit: Barre Physique of Manhattan Beach , California for barre fitness classes.

10.How do you clean the wood bars?
Use a fine steel wool. You may want to use a mask so you don't breath in the wood dust. Use a damp cloth to remove excess wood dust from the bar. Then vacuum the area so dust will not be scattered in your dance room/dance studio. It is recommended that dance students keep their hands clean before dancing or before dance class starts. For health reasons, we recommend that students wash their hands before and after dance class. Ballet Bar brackets can be wiped clean with a spray cleaner.

11. I'm undecided to purchase the fixed ballet brackets or adjustable brackets?
*If it's for adults only we recommended the fixed ballet bar brackets. If the program or your dance studio caters to both kids and adults, we recommend the adjustable ballet bar brackets. *


12. We have a ballet school in San Francisco, California. In the past we have had metal ballet bars. Hope you can be objective here but, what are the advantages/ disadvantages/ of wood bars -Vs- aluminum bars? Metal ballet barres are cold to touch and are in fact slippery when the hands become sweaty. Wood ballet bars, like a gymnastic bar, needs to absorb wetness from the palms. If the surface can't absorb sweat then the bar will remain slippery. Metal ballet barres are stronger but do not have the flexibility of wood bars. This flexibility provide a anti-stress on joints, especially on the ballet bar method training.

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