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Project by Lenny101 posted 04-02-2009 05:33 AM 2860 views 6 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This kitchen was a-lot of work but well worth it. The cabinets were made from Alder we Choose to paint and glaze the side cabinets and stain the island and stove area the carvings and turnings were all hand made in the shop. We had a great time doing this one. Thanks for the support, the boxes were made from 1/2” baltic birch then wrapped with the raised panels/turnings, the drawers are 5/8” Hard maple with blind dovetails, we used full extention undermount glides w/ blumotion (soft close feature) the doors were hinged with 2 1/2 solid brass ball tip (von morris) the island was made from solid Alder. The finishes used were (stain) van dyke brown,varnish,then wax. (paint) van dyke brown stain then cream varnish,glaze then wax the finishers get the glory they did a fantastic job!!

-- cut it twice and its still too short

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#1 posted 04-02-2009 07:57 AM


-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#2 posted 04-02-2009 09:57 AM

Very impressive looking kitchen! You did a nice job on it. thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 04-02-2009 02:14 PM

I like the way you used stained and painted material. It flows well.

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#4 posted 04-02-2009 02:29 PM

It looks spectacular! I wish the photos were a little bigger.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 04-02-2009 02:31 PM

Looks great very high end work. A big thumbs up.


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#6 posted 04-02-2009 03:59 PM

Beautiful work, so tell us more. What did you use for boxes, slides, finish?

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#7 posted 04-02-2009 04:29 PM

very nice work. Is that your own or for a customer?
Well done!

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#8 posted 04-02-2009 05:28 PM

WOW. Looks very expensive. If it was for a customer I hope you made good money on it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#9 posted 04-02-2009 05:50 PM

Wow! I love everything about this kitchen. The cabinets, arched ceiling, and large crown overhangs. Nice work!

-- Brent (Table saws worry about kickback from Chuck Norris)

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#10 posted 04-02-2009 06:22 PM

Great job

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#11 posted 04-02-2009 06:46 PM

Thats Stunning. I love the contrast but it also works so well together

-- William Byrd- WAR EAGLE!

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#12 posted 04-02-2009 07:04 PM

Fantastic Kitchen, awesome job!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#13 posted 04-02-2009 07:56 PM

Very impressive loking result for your labour well done.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#14 posted 04-02-2009 09:09 PM

Great Looking Kitchen!!!

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#15 posted 04-02-2009 09:36 PM

Great Job Nice Kitchen

-- Jim, Kentucky

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