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This is the first piece in a play kitchen set I’m making for my daughter Ella (3 1/2). In the works is a base cabinet with a sink and 2 drawers and an attached upper cupboard.
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#1 posted 06-08-2009 12:19 AM
Off to a good start! interesting color choice.
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#2 posted 06-08-2009 12:25 AM
She will love it great job
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#3 posted 06-08-2009 03:32 AM
Great looking project. I am sure Ella will love it.
Keep up the good work!
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#4 posted 06-08-2009 03:45 AM
OK, now I feel bad. I gave my granddaughter a cardboard box to use for a stove. I guess I need to get on the ball.-Thanks for sharing with us
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#5 posted 06-08-2009 03:10 PM
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#6 posted 06-10-2009 01:54 AM
Great looking stove! Brings back fond memories of the one I made for my daughter many years ago. My baby just turned 34 this year. I am sure your daughter will have a lot of fun playing with her stove. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#7 posted 06-10-2009 08:05 PM
Outstanding! Ever since I saw the extraordinary prices of the kitchen in Pottery Barn Kids catalogs, I’ve been thinking that my niece would love a homemade version.
How did you do the microwave control panel? What did you use for the rails in the oven?
Really great job!
-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/
#8 posted 06-10-2009 09:58 PM
Answer to MarkWilk’s Q’sthe microwave panel is a piece of printed off white paper with the control panel design made using Microsoft Word and then laminated to the wood. – notice the time on the clock – it is a bit blurry but since this was a Christmas gift for my daughter – the time is 12:25 – none of my family got it right away.
The oven rack is simply a piece of closet rack – the white systems they sell at home Depot and Lowes – cut to fit – it slides on a couple pieces of wood with dowels in the slots of the rack to keep it on track and keep it from falling out.
I actually decided to build this and the piece I am working on now after seeing how much similar sets cost at Pottery Barn Kids
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