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Project by Dustin posted 1565 days ago 5802 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m just about done with this kitchen but I’m waiting for the builder to finish the floor before I install the kick. Veneer flat panel faced hickory modular cabinets. This has been my favorite project and I did the best I could so I could use these pictures to attract more business. I would say this is my first professional level kitchen.
I did dovetail drawers, Baltic birch ply boxes, and two other vanities that you don’t see.
The crown is double layered and I cut the bottom half with my table saw and the top half with my shaper. I put bullnose molding on the lower lip of the wall units and it really made it nice.





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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 1565 days ago

Look awesome, great job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1565 days ago

Fantastic work Dustin

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1565 days ago

You did excellent job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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huff

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#4 posted 1565 days ago

Dustin, That’s a great looking kitchen. That one will be one for your portfolio for sure. Hope you will post us some pictures when it’s completely done.

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

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 1565 days ago

Looks great. Would love to see it with the counter tops and appliances installed.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Monte McCoy

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#6 posted 1565 days ago

im looking at redoing my kitchen in a very similar fashion to this. any idea how much money you have in it to get it to this point? It looks very nice

-- -- With the right tools and material you are only limited by your imagination--

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KnotWright

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#7 posted 1565 days ago

Dustin, another QUALITY job, keep up the good work!

-- James

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Dustin

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#8 posted 1565 days ago

Monte McCoy, materials were a little less than $3000 for this job. I used blum 33 hinges and blum full extention + 1” slides, baltic birch for boxes, shelves, and drawers. I used 1/4” hickory veneer for the skins and center panels. Keep in mind I also had another 6’ and 3’ vanity to do also. If I were to do it again I would have done solid raised panel doors because the veneer is so expensive. In fact it might actually have saved me some money to do solid doors.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1565 days ago

Nice looking kitchen.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Kent Shepherd

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#10 posted 1565 days ago

Excellent work. I would also like to see everything finished.

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

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hangdog

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#11 posted 1564 days ago

Very nice. I love the corner cabinet. I should’ve never shown this to my wife :)

-- Don't just talk about it, be about it.

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janice

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#12 posted 1564 days ago

Yes it is very nice. Love the hickory.

-- Janice

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#13 posted 1564 days ago

Very nice for sure! I just retired, and am now able to get moving on my kitchen cabinets. Keep up the good work, and I hope you get lots of business from this posting.
Can you tell me how you built your wall carcasses? Did you dado the back to the sides? How deep are your upper cabinets? My old ones are only 10.5”, and after reading several posts, that the uppers should be a full 12” deep. Can you elaborate? My face frames and doors will be cherry.
I’m new to woodworking, so have little experience but lots of nice tools ! ...all I have to do now is learn how to use them :)

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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Dustin

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#14 posted 1563 days ago

I build all the carcasses using rabbit and dado construction. The entire carcass is solid 5/8” Baltic birch. The wall units are 12” deep from front of facing to rear of cabinet just as the base units are all 24” from rear to front of facing. Let me know if that helps.

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Jei'son

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#15 posted 1562 days ago

looks really great!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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