LumberJocks

Building a house #1: Kitchen base cabinet

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Joe Brumley posted 08-14-2015 07:41 PM 688 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Building a house series no next part

So we are building a house. It has been a huge undertaking especially when my personality is such that I feel like I have to do everything. Luckily my wife has been there to help talk me down from some things and to give perspective. But I too have given perspective to her as well and one of the things that she decided we did not need to do was have me try to fit an old sink in a new house. Now don’t get me wrong I wanted to use it but after looking at what was going to be involved I offered another solution and she loved it. She also loved it because now we get to use the sink outdoors for a potting stand. The new solution is me building a base cabinet and getting a farm sink from IKEA (yes, I said the I-word – but it is a sink. I am a woodworker not a porcelain worker). So I have just built my first cabinet. In all of my time doing woodworking projects I have never built a faceframe kitchen cabinet. It has been quite a fun process and since I didn’t feel like it was worthy of it’s own project page I present to you my first base cabinet:

I glued up the doors last night so no picture of those yet. I have a bathroom vanity and some book cases to build so there will be more to come.

Update: I promised other pictures well here they are. Not too fancy but it did mean some shop time none the less.

-- Joe, Indiana, http://www.crookedshack.com



0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com