just a kitchen

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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 01-24-2010 04:49 AM 1900 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t know why I’m posting these. Not really to gloat but because I’m bored. Not much going on ya know. Anyhow, here is another kitchen. Cabinets are Alder and Paint grade. As always I welcome constructive criticism, positive or negative.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#1 posted 01-24-2010 04:58 AM

I wish I had this much house to put this much kitchen in!

The cabinetry and masonry work are quite superb and the layout is quite spacious and functional. I’m not quite sure about the combination of rich, dark refined wood and the bleached wood together. The bleached/white washed wood almost resembles stone, but I think the look is a bit too rustic for the dark cabinets and the modern chair legs. Maybe a touch of red/brown streaking would blend them all together. Despite this, it’s a MARVELOUS kitchen that I wouldn’t mind having access to.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 05:00 AM

I wanted to express the name of a christian deity when I first clicked on your post – it’s so incredible! I am not a fan of the whitewashed or pickling look but the way you did it makes it all look so surreal and artful.

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#3 posted 01-24-2010 05:03 AM

No negative complaint from me very fine woodworking, great work all around.

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#4 posted 01-24-2010 05:11 AM

your house or customer? kudos

-- M.K.

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#5 posted 01-24-2010 05:12 AM

ok, constructive critism coming your way… only main complaint is the title doesn’t match the actual pics…
that is one M#$%^ F#^%@ NICE Kitchen… So the title, “Just a kitchen” is not adequate… I would say perhaps: “One of the nicest Kitchens – EVER”
anyways, just my thoughts on that… oh yea, the build… very nice… extremely nice… you get the point…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#6 posted 01-24-2010 05:33 AM

Nice kitchen.

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#7 posted 01-24-2010 06:15 AM

Hi Keith

I am sure you gave the customer what they wanted but I do not like the white cabinets at all. LOL Nothing against you and your work because you are an outstanding craftsman.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 01-24-2010 08:51 AM

Your just a kitchen looks like it should be in a castle great job Keith.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-24-2010 02:16 PM

This is a gorgeous kitchen. I tend to agree with Tom about the painted cabinets but, I just have an aversion to paint and wood. And I like taking the cabinets to the ceiling. It can make accessing the top sheves problematic for those of us who are vertically challenged. But it gives the kitchen a nice look and provides storage for seldom used items.

The floor is gorgeous, by the way. Did you do that too?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#10 posted 01-25-2010 01:32 AM

As usual, great workmanship Keith.

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

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#11 posted 01-25-2010 06:27 AM

If that’s “Just a Kitchen”, I’m living in a cave…...................

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#12 posted 01-31-2010 06:27 AM

I like paint and wood and that kitchen is gorgeous!

-- Janice

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#13 posted 08-31-2010 03:06 PM

I absolutely love it! any chance you could share some pointers on how you did that paint job? fantastatic work thanks for sharing.

-- Paul "Riz" Erie, PA "Share your wisdom, it is the way to achieve immortality"

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