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Project by cabinetmaster posted 05-26-2009 01:53 AM 2271 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This range hood is made from Maple lumber and Birch plywood. It is approximately 60” wide X 24” deep X 66” tall. It has 2 pullout spice racks on each side. All of the onlays, corbels, and sea shell were carved by a carver in our shop. The hood liner for this hood is a ventless hood. Therefore I had to cut vents into the top part of the mantel. If you look closely in the second picture you can see these vents. The applied molding was made in our shop.

The hood was painted and glazed and then a lacquer finish over that. The doors were not dry when this hood was delivered so I did not get a picture after they were installed on site.

I’d appreciate any and all critiques good or bad.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps





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flcopper169

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#1 posted 05-26-2009 02:11 AM

Very nice..well done….Please post a pic of the finished kitchen when it’s all done…. I’d love to see this finished project….

Thanks…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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Allison

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#2 posted 05-26-2009 02:14 AM

So very nice, I just can’t wait to see this all pulled together. Just too cool. I do hope you post then.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 05-26-2009 03:02 AM

That’s a real winner as usual. fantastic job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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degoose

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#4 posted 05-26-2009 07:33 AM

A little soap and a toothbrush will get the dirt out of the little crevices!
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Seriously though a fantastic..as usual.. project.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Todd Thomas

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#5 posted 05-26-2009 12:38 PM

looks great …very nice job…well done

-- 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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Splinterman

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#6 posted 05-26-2009 01:33 PM

Hey man,
That is really nice, especially the top ornate moulding.

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blockhead

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#7 posted 06-02-2009 12:29 AM

Another great project! It’s obvious how much pride you guys take in your work.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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janice

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#8 posted 08-03-2009 04:04 PM

Who could say anything bad about your work, it’s amazing. I would love to see the finished kitchens, they have to be beautiful.

-- Janice

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bigjerpare

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#9 posted 04-11-2010 06:31 AM

great job on this hood, i build a lot of these myself and can see you definiitly know your stuff, always great to see other carpenters approaches to similar projects, i love how you guys carve your corbels and onlays in house, we order ours in( for time reasons usually), anyway, nice piece, keep up the good work

-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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Doug Scott

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#10 posted 09-10-2010 04:45 AM

Nice work, I’m a selfemployed furniture builder , but i msis working on big projects like the kitchen hood,it always give me a great feeling of accomplishment , I sill do , but with the econamy I repair more stuff the custom build. Keep up the great work.

-- Doug, Michigan, http://www.furniturebydouglas.com

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coy

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#11 posted 03-26-2011 10:31 PM

Nice work. Now for the fun part. Hang that puppy up on the wall!

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