Custom Bungalow Style Fridge

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Project by gizmodyne posted 1914 days ago 2185 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you have followed my blog, you know that I had a massive hole in the kitchen wall.

The project is made from recycled douglas fir.

I painted the stainless fridge trim of the fridge with black epoxy paint.

After the fridge install, I was left with a gaping hole above it.

Here is the finished shot with the area trimmed out. Brass pulls.

I am very happy with this project!

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 1914 days ago

very nice job…..looks great…

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#2 posted 1913 days ago

Nice work Giz. I was following on your blog and I’m happy to see the finished result. As always, your work is well thought out and well constructed.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#3 posted 1913 days ago

Very cool Gizmo.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 1913 days ago

Looks Sweet!

I have always wondered, can you do this on any fridge, or did you buy a specific one?

-- -Shaun M. Baer,

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 1913 days ago

Great job. I really like seeing you use the fur. That stove is a winner to!

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#6 posted 1913 days ago

A real winning project well planned and executed.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1913 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

FunnelStudio: This fridge is designed to accept the panels. I have seen an article on FineHomebuilding where the author attached the panels to a regular fridge using aluminum angle pieces.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#8 posted 1913 days ago

Super nice! You should be happy. I think it’s really cool to have the fridge not be a fridge in a kitchen. Especially a smaller one. What issue of Fine Homebuilding was it?

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#9 posted 1911 days ago

Nice work on finishing that hole. This look much better and great use of re-cycle lumber. It all worth it if it can only keep the beverages cold. Blkcherry

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