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Project by TTF posted 09-24-2016 03:48 PM 978 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed the full gut and remodel of our beach house kitchen. Here I have photos of building the cabinets.

I started off by rough ripping the 3/4 birch plywood down to rough sizes that were easy to handle. I slid them out of the truck and used my track saw.

I used the redwood panels out of our old garage door for the face frames.

The construction is basic box-frame and dado’s using pocket and through screws.

I added beadboard and an X detail to the panels and doors. The doors are made of alder.

I took over the garage to lay them all out

My least favorite part was painting everything. I set up a this rack system in the driveway and it went pretty fast. I built these T-stands to make it flexible when used with 2×4’s. The Dewalt RAS with a dado blade made it go pretty fast.

A spray coat of primer, sand, paint, sand, final. We touched them up once in place.

I made the wood counters out of reclaimed red oak from a buddy’s old entertainment center.

Here is the install.

Here is the completed kitchen. Lots of details I’m not covering here, but I don’t want this post to go on forever. It was a big, but fun project, taking about 2 months in total.

All the details are on my blog.

-- Troy | http://tf-workshop.com | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur





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majuvla

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#1 posted 09-24-2016 06:56 PM

Very complex built indeed. I like the sink set up with desktop and also matching colours with cabinet fronts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MT_Stringer

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#2 posted 09-24-2016 08:17 PM

Good job. It turned out nice.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Timothy

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 12:45 AM

Good job on the cabinets. Why undermount the sink vs. top mount?

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Rustyempire

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#4 posted 09-25-2016 02:48 AM

Impressive use of repurposed/recycled materials. Very nice finished product as well. Congrats!

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01ntrain

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 03:35 AM

Awesome job! Getting ready to re-do my kitchen cabinets. Your design gives me more confidence in #1:grey-painted cabinets, and #2: hardwood countertops….I love them, and they are very under-utilized in homebuiiding, today.

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TTF

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#6 posted 09-25-2016 04:43 AM

Timothy – we like under-mount sinks better. I think they are more classy looking, so it was worth the effort it to do it.

Thanks to all for your kind comments.

-- Troy | http://tf-workshop.com | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur

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jeff

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#7 posted 09-25-2016 08:50 AM

Your kitchen looks great.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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MC

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#8 posted 09-25-2016 09:26 AM

I am going to start my kitchen at the first of the year; this is great inspiration. Nice job.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 09-25-2016 01:32 PM

You are to be commended for building such a nice set of cabinets for your beach house. You did a fine job on this complicated project. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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jim1953

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#10 posted 09-28-2016 09:13 PM

Great Lookin Kitchen

-- Jim, Kentucky

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