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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 1893 days ago 1922 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is some of the woodwork in my kitchen, built in 1980.
The cabinets and trim are Pine ( Yes Jim, I use pine in my house. I save the special exotics for jigs—Go figure)
The ceiling is tounge and groove Ash that I made. The beams are some Oak left over from jobs. I used narrow strips and glued them up.
The band on the Plastic Laminate counter top is Maple. The curved piece is a bunch of very thin pieces
laminated. They had to be thin to bend to that tight radius. Inlaid with Mahogony.
Vent Hood is Copper trimed with Pine.

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





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CharlieM1958

15683 posts in 2842 days


#1 posted 1893 days ago

Rwally beautiful work, Kent.

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

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stefang

12860 posts in 1958 days


#2 posted 1893 days ago

Kent, you must be a finishing genius. That is hands down the most beautiful pine kitchen I have ever seen. Those cabinets just reek of quality workmanship.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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degoose

6992 posts in 1979 days


#3 posted 1893 days ago

Only half in the bag now Charlie.
This is almost as nice as your jigs Kent. Nicely executed and the overall look is fantastic.. especially like the small additions to the top moulding of the overhead cupboards.

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

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mtkate

2049 posts in 1949 days


#4 posted 1893 days ago

I am freaking out on picture #4. Are those doors to the outside? Wow.

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huff

2795 posts in 1909 days


#5 posted 1893 days ago

I’ve never been a big fan of Pine, (untill now!) Great looking kitchen and I agree with Stefang, you must be a finishing genius. I never saw Pine look that impressive. I really like the detail in your Crown molding and I’m curious about the doors in picture # 4. Great looking Kitchen!!!!

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2297 days


#6 posted 1893 days ago

Nice work, Kent.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1893 days ago

Hey Kent
very wonderful and great work, most outstanding details and finish.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1892 days ago

Hey Kent, great job and if you want to see “Pine Shine” try Rosweood Stain and Tung Oil finish…amazing.

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Kent Shepherd

2697 posts in 1910 days


#9 posted 1891 days ago

Picture #4 is a set of French Doors that open to the back patio. What you see are shutter type bifold doors with lattice that I made. The doors are basically cabinet doors as far as the contruction is concerned.

Thanks, guys, for all the nice comments.

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

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Grumpy

19378 posts in 2475 days


#10 posted 1891 days ago

Nothing wrong with pine Kent, I use it a lot. Great job on the cabinet.

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

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janice

1082 posts in 2049 days


#11 posted 1689 days ago

I didnt know pine could look like this. Beautiful kitchen! And those doors ares amazing!

-- Janice

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