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Project by jburklow posted 03-10-2015 12:34 PM 1626 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Entire project is quarter sawn white oak all the hardware is Blum blumotion soft closing. I was a great project to do, I have a new appreciation for professional cabinet makers and realized that my shop is just too small!!!

-- Jeff Lemont, IL.

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#1 posted 03-10-2015 02:54 PM

Wow! Nice work! Did you do the stained glass as well?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 03-10-2015 05:37 PM

I just toured the presidential suite at the Grand Californian hotel. The suite rents for $6500 per night, and your kitchen is much nicer!
I am actually floored by your project. This is simply second to none.
How many BF of white oak would you guess it took?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 03-10-2015 05:37 PM

i would call this work “pro”

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#4 posted 03-10-2015 08:13 PM

This is an outstanding body of work …. jaw dropping!!!!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 03-11-2015 02:33 AM

Very nice. I make cabinets for a living, and I would be proud to claim that work as my own. I love the stained glass.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#6 posted 03-11-2015 03:16 AM

WOW! what a great looking kitchen. All the cabinets and bench tops are beautiful…Awesome job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 03-11-2015 04:40 AM

The kitchen is really beautiful. The leaded glass work adds a special touch. The rest of the house looks spectacular, too.

It is a real challenge doing numerous cabinets in a small shop, but you made it work wonderfully.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#8 posted 03-11-2015 04:03 PM

thanks for all the great comments! they are inspiring to say the least.

-- Jeff Lemont, IL.

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#9 posted 03-11-2015 11:58 PM

this is a showcase project for sure – congrats

-- Greg Simon

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