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My kitchen reno

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Project by Nindwood posted 03-26-2015 07:06 PM 1991 views 6 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My darling wife asked for a new kitchen, so I built her one. All the drawers are dovetailed and the fronts have a continuous flow of the wood grain from the boards. Cherry with some walnut highlights and soapstone counters. She let me custom make the farmers sing and I let her select any fixtures that she wanted. That sounds fair. Eh? I also got to take a wall out and lay the quarter sawn white oak floors and added some Jatoba inlays at the stairs. A kitchen for 3 to work in together as we do love to cook. One end is for my daughter to bake in as that is what she likes to do. Make her dad cookies. Lucky me. I;-D

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab. http://www.trimandcraft.ca/





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jburklow

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#1 posted 03-26-2015 08:07 PM

WOW awesome job!! Just got done doing my kitchen as well so I know the feeling of accomplishment when you finish a project of that size! congratulations on a job well done!

-- Jeff Lemont, IL. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

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Tomoose

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#2 posted 03-26-2015 08:37 PM

Really nice looking kitchen! I could stand to see more pictures. The low rolling pin counter is a great idea; easier on the old back.

Best,
Tom

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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Earlextech

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#3 posted 03-26-2015 08:39 PM

Nice!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 03-26-2015 09:16 PM

Very nice kitchen. I know it involves a lot more work than meets the eye. Wish you had a before picture to show us the changes.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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gsimon

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#5 posted 03-26-2015 10:32 PM

great job and shows nice taste in finishes – congrats

-- Greg Simon

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dshute

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#6 posted 03-26-2015 11:07 PM

Sweet kitchen build, nothing like making your own.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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htl

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#7 posted 03-26-2015 11:26 PM

Just beautiful
Well thought out.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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TomTinkerSum

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#8 posted 03-26-2015 11:32 PM

We’ve been strongly considering doing a cherry mission kitchen reno.

Inspiring! Love the look. I’m sure it is an awesome feeling moving around in your new kitchen that you built.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)

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EarlS

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#9 posted 03-26-2015 11:49 PM

ooohhhhh!!!! That hutch is amazing!!! So is the sink, and the exhaust fan, and, well, the whole thing.

I’m trying to work up the nerve to start the kitchen reno. I’m curious what you put inside the various cabinets. Were there any of the fancy pullouts, pot racks, or other hidden surprises or are they traditional drawers and cabinets? How long did it take to make all the cabinets? How long was the install?

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

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Tim_CPWD

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#10 posted 03-27-2015 12:13 AM

Beautiful job. Something to be proud of. The value of your home just went up big time.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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Calmudgeon

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#11 posted 03-27-2015 02:07 AM

Very nice work. I love the attention to detail.

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

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hoss12992

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#12 posted 03-27-2015 04:36 AM

Absolutely beautiful

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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lightweightladylefty

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#13 posted 03-27-2015 05:02 AM

Very lovely kitchen!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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albachippie

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#14 posted 03-27-2015 11:00 AM

Great looking build. The details are fantastic, with a lovely choice of woods and tops. Nice work,

Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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TheWoodenOyster

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#15 posted 03-27-2015 11:53 AM

Great job! wish I could have that kitchen! I love the gutters on either side of the sink

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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