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Project by Moron posted 09-05-2009 04:33 PM 2238 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started the planning on this kitchen back in 2008 and started building this project in March 2009. I will still be working on this project well into 2010 and so far it hasnt started to bore me, rather it gets more exciting as it reaches the end.

Its stands 10’ tall and the only other thing left to do on the kitchen is install the handles and stainless steel ladder rods just under the upper glass windows which support a custom stainless steel libraery ladder which is coming next week.

the whole project had to be shipped by barge over water, a four hour round trip, then hauled up what seemed like a mountain. heres a shot of a barge and Bobcat lifting the slab of marble for the island, which also had to have a big huge heavy torsion box made to ensure the marble didnt crack…....logistically problamatic.

marble>

finish ends>

kitchen ovens>

All the exposed sides are paneled on the same elevations as the doors, drawers etc, it has several secret compartments through the project, birdeye maple cutlery and silverware dividers, knife drawers, two dishwashers, cool appliances. All the face frames are cock beaded, haunched, drawers are all solid hard maple on full extension soft close tandem guides and the hinges are all solid pewter butts…..PITA but worth the effort when done right.

The view out onto Georgian bay is outstanding as there is 150 miles of open water so when the weather gets nasty…......its awesome

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 09-05-2009 05:02 PM

Very nice job the kitchen.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 09-05-2009 05:06 PM

Very nice kitchen.
Georgian Bay is very pretty, I used to visit friends that had a place right on the water. Very pretty during storms and in winter was something else.

-- Rick... A tree knows more about wood then I do.

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#3 posted 09-05-2009 05:55 PM

Another great build

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#4 posted 09-05-2009 06:46 PM

Wow looks great, like you could cook for an army in there. So there are 12,024 lumberjocks now. When are you having the open house so we can all come and see in in person? I like the glass front cabinets on top.

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#5 posted 09-05-2009 07:29 PM

Amazing, what an incredible looking kitchen, I can see why you’re not getting bored! I spent a weekend on Georgian bay many years ago and enjoyed it a lot.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#6 posted 09-05-2009 07:43 PM

Beautiful kitchen.
I know this is really a big project that one man could not handle.
Great effort Roman.

P/s I like the picture of beautiful waterfront – it’s a big lake I supposed.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 01:42 AM

This is a beautiful kitchen, I love the looks.
I hope that one day my wise come true, that I
can go woodworking again.
This is one off my first great jobs.
Not so amazing like yours, but I do my best.

Thanks for showing,

Schummie.

-- Greetings from the Netherlands.

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#8 posted 09-06-2009 11:30 AM

That is some nice kitchen. We also have a white kitchen, and love it, but yours is ten times nicer! Congratulations on a very nicely done project. I hope you and your family get a lot of enjoyment from it

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Moron

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#9 posted 09-06-2009 02:04 PM

Thanks to all fo rthe many kind words.

FYI…..........its not my kitchen…..........its a customers kitchen. My better half loves “her” kitchen and I would love to replace it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#10 posted 09-06-2009 03:42 PM

WOW Great Lookin kitchen

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#11 posted 09-08-2009 04:49 AM

Ever thought of wood working as a living? ;) You might have potential !~:0 S W E E T.

-- Sometimes my wife wishes that she was a block of wood... ;-)

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#12 posted 09-08-2009 07:08 AM

Can’t wait to see more pictures when you get this finished!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#13 posted 09-08-2009 02:22 PM

WoW..Roman…....now that is a kitchen, wouldn’t have to worry about bumping into anyone in there!! Very impressive work and design.

Robin Renee’

-- Robin Renee'

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#14 posted 09-08-2009 02:36 PM

excellent build !

and , boy , are your skills showing .
right where it counts !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#15 posted 03-22-2011 06:21 PM

It is spectacular. I love the mix of materials.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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