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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 1878 days ago 1827 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my living room. We built the house in 1980. I was the contractor, did the cabinets and trim,
painting, ceramic tile, and plastic laminate. Wow, makes me tired all over thinking about it. The mantle is rough cedar (the beam is mitered 1 x material to look like a solid beam) The brackets are solid. The cabinets and trim are pine with lacquer finish. The ceiling beams are rough cedar. The special trim on the window is on all the doors and winndows in the room as well as other places in the house. The last picture is a doorway out of the kitchen.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#1 posted 1878 days ago

Hey Kent
Most beautiful work it all looks great well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1877 days ago

Very, very nice indeed. Nothing like pride in your cave. Bravo.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#3 posted 1877 days ago

Greatarray of good workmanship. Thanks for sharing.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 1877 days ago

A lot of thought, effort and skills displayed here Kent…....great job.

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#5 posted 1877 days ago

Nice work, and good planning. I like the way details carry through from one piece to another. I’m impressed.

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

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#6 posted 1876 days ago

Kent a very nice house creation. So nice work there. I’m in the process of building my kitchen cabinets. My wife wants them done soon. But ! I’ve got a blog of the process that i’ve gone through so far. I just finsihed putting on 19 drawer fronts in the last week and haven’t posted them yet.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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