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kitchen cabinets #6: Infrastructure

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Blog entry by MC posted 03-19-2017 11:20 PM 683 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have not got much done on the actual cabinets but have still done a lot of work over the past two weekends. After the plumbing, electrician, and plumber were finished I had work that I needed to get done before the drywall and floors went in.

The story sticks I made helped identify areas that I needed to add blocking to support the new cabinets.

Once the drywall was in I built the bases for the cabinets. The cabinet design I went with has separate bases that the cases will sit on top of. After the floor goes in I will take these out, disassemble and rip down to the height I need based on the floor thickness. These will eventually be covered with a 1/4” veneer I will resaw.

Pantry cabinets too.

The last picture is what the pantry was before we started, a back set of stairs and a long hallway. Our remodel started with taking those stairs out to open up the space.



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EarlS

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#1 posted 03-20-2017 05:08 PM

What a long process renovation is. I just finished remodeling a closet and it took most of 3 months of nights and weekends to get everything built, then a week of vacation time to rip out the old shelves and carpet, paint, and then install the shelves.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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lightweightladylefty

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#2 posted 03-21-2017 04:25 AM

You’re making great progress with all that has to be accomplished with such an extensive remodel. Keep on keeping on!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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