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Well after getting a little bit of work done on the project between work and fishing I finally got it all finished. Looks pretty good with the new back splash. Wife likes it…whew.
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#1 posted 11-03-2014 06:05 PM
wow, beautiful work
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
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#2 posted 11-03-2014 06:30 PM
I did the exact same combo in my kitchen right before we sold the house. Very nice work and ive got to say, I dig the combination.
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
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#3 posted 11-03-2014 06:32 PM
I’ll have this in my dream kitchen. Did you use biscuits/dowels/dominos for the edge joints?
#4 posted 11-03-2014 06:40 PM
No biscuits, used a marine type wood glue
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#5 posted 11-04-2014 01:37 AM
Looks nice -What did you end up using for the finish? Durability must be a concern
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#6 posted 11-04-2014 03:28 PM
I really like that. It is so much nicer than granite counter tops. The contrast with cabinet fronts is very pleasing.
#7 posted 11-06-2014 06:49 PM
Finished with Tung oil(many, many, many applications) and then a beeswax/tung oil finish. This way durability is not an issue, if you damage….just have to sand out the problem and refinish
#8 posted 11-12-2014 03:23 AM
As for the cabinets, built them out of knotty pine. Made river stone drawer pulls( actually bought a rock tumbler) crafty eh.
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