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I told my wife that I would build her a new kitchen. This is the style kitchen that she wants. Hopefully I can do it next fall, after I get done with the other projects I need to do first.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
Mar 28, 2009
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#1 posted 03-28-2009 08:18 PM
We rent so right now so my fiance lets me buy her shoes! That kitchen would look amazing. Hopefully you’ll keep us posted with updates as you build.Good luck and congrats on the new tools.
-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!
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#2 posted 03-28-2009 08:40 PM
I don’t see a bar, wheres the bar? Got to have a bar. Very nice. :)
-- Rich, Nevada,
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#3 posted 03-28-2009 10:52 PM
I’m sure she will be glad she made that deal with you when you finish her kitchen.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#4 posted 03-29-2009 12:06 AM
Looks like it will be a beauty Mr. Mc Bridge
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#5 posted 03-29-2009 12:47 AM
Lets get real here, from a VERY practical standpoint she not only is smart, considerate, loving, and has good taste (she married you didn’t she). When you add the cost of the tools and the cost of the raw material vs the cost of store bought cabinets. she is also a good economist.
Will be a great kitchen too.
-- “Duty is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.” General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A.
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#6 posted 03-29-2009 01:09 AM
I will enjoy watching your progress on tackling this to do list.
-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI
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#7 posted 03-29-2009 01:37 AM
Very great achievement.You have wonderful wife who has a wonderful kitchen, now what else you want to have…? LOL
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#8 posted 03-29-2009 02:24 AM
Well I’ve looked at your other work and this looks to be well within your capabilities. So we know what you are doing this summer. Better get it done before the fall hunting season starts. I just finished upgrading our family room so I plan to go fishing a lot this summer (-;Getting a decision is one of my big problems. A couple of years ago I told my “boss” she could have new kitchen counters. It took her over 6 months to decide and then she still wasn’t sure. She finally picked a quartz aggregate that turned out fine.
-- Les B, Oregon
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#9 posted 03-29-2009 03:31 AM
thats how i got back into woodworking…when we were looking at some outdoor furniture for $2000…
When you are done…i know yours will look better!!! make a blog of the process!!
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#10 posted 03-29-2009 07:07 PM
Tom, old buddy, Go For It! I know you can do it. I’ve seen what you’ve done before and this is a piece of cake but maybe a BIG piece of cake. (How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.)
I enjoy building cabinets most of the time. It’s real nice when you look at the finished project and see how pretty they are.
-- God makes the wood beautiful--I simply rearrange it to make it more useful, hopefully.
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#11 posted 03-29-2009 09:45 PM
She let /enchoraged you to buy the tools you need and she has made up her mind already on the style of cabinets she wants! If she pretends not to mind the inevetable saw dust and general mess associated with a kitchen remodel she is definnatly the perfect wood workers wife
-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving
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#12 posted 03-30-2009 11:16 PM
Tom, if you like these cabinets you should come and visit Holmes County, Ohio. Schrocks is only one of many great Amish cabinet shops in Holmes County. This part of Ohio is located southwest of Canton ( Football Hall of Fame) and is the largest Amish community in the U.S. While here you could visit Keim Lumber in Charm, Hartville Hardware in Hartville (HartTools), and Heartland Furniture in Mt. Hope. I can guarantee that you can get a great meal at Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen. Try the Amish Wedding Steak. Jim
-- Jim Westbrooks
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