Kitchen Reno #3: Things are starting to take shape...

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Blog entry by jonww posted 03-03-2011 03:59 AM 1139 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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March 2011 Update

There were no cabinets on this wall previous to the renovation – basically just a desk/hutch combo and a chest of drawers:

Empty space before


This wall now has an 18” W x 24” D pantry unit, with 12” deep wall and 24” deep base cabinets giving them all kinds of new storage capacity. Diane decided to go for a solid maple counter top on this side of the kitchen to change things up a bit. All of the remaining base cabinets in the kitchen will receive an acrylic (Corian) counter top.

I just finished mounting the under-cabinet lighting using a “light rail” to hide the light fixtures and associated wiring. I made the light rail on my router table with the same router bit I am using for making all of the raised panel doors & drawers. You can see a bit of the profile in the picture below:

With some shelves installed…Jello anyone?

Sighting down the counter top from the end…I love Cherry!

So long for now. I will back in April with more updates.

- jonww

-- Jon in Canada. Favorite coffee mug reads: "I never repeat listen carefully"

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#1 posted 03-03-2011 04:01 AM

Looks great, nice design. Look forward to seeing more.

-- Chris Adkins,

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