Kitchen Remodel #11: Continuing with the base cabinets

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Blog entry by Karson posted 11-10-2008 03:24 AM 2392 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built the base cabinet where the sink would go. It’s the same size as the one that is being replaced with the exception that the existing cabinet didn’t go into the corner. It stopped just past the sink. I guess cost cutting on the previous owner.

The sink is not normally mounted upside down in the bottom of the cabinet. I had it here to find the correct positioning to cut the hole in the counter top.

This is sitting in the kitchen in front of the cabinet being replaced.

I ripped out the old cabinet. Had to remove a disposal, dishwasher, and water line to refrigerator.

I mounted a 12” cabinet that will be used to store cooking sheets. The drawers have not yet been made. i ran out of Baltic Birch.

I then put in the base cabinet.

Now on to the Corian counter top with the sink.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#1 posted 11-10-2008 03:36 AM

its coming along…looking good…

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#2 posted 11-10-2008 05:03 AM


No sink and no stove. Looks like you and the Mrs. will be eating out for awhile! Maybe there was a method in her madness when she asked you to redo the kitchen :^)


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 11-10-2008 05:20 AM

Yes Lew it was pizza tonight. You’d think I could at least get a steak.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 11-10-2008 08:41 AM

You’re right, Karson. With all the money you’re saving, you should be eating steak! You’re doing a great job.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 11-10-2008 10:53 AM

You have taken on an enormous project. So far it looks great. But, I wouldn’t expect less from you.

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#6 posted 11-10-2008 07:45 PM

One day I’d like to take on a job like that. Looks good so far.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 11-11-2008 06:54 AM

Hey buddy;

It’s looking good so far… no surprise there though.

How do you like the feet?


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 11-11-2008 11:12 PM

Starting to take shape Karson, looking good.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 11-22-2008 05:47 PM

Looking real good.

-- Bob Lance, DE

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