Maple Kitchen

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Project by SallySue posted 02-08-2010 09:05 PM 2520 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed my kitchen remodel. It took a couple of years to finish the cabinets as I was taking classes along the way to learn the technique. The cabinets are maple faceframe and 3/4” maple/birch ply. All drawer and doors are Blum soft-close. Nothing slams in my kitchen. Since I wasn’t proficient at spraying yet, I sent the completed cabinets out to have them finished. I am now taking a finishing class, so hopefully my next project can be finished at home.

-- Sally

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#1 posted 02-08-2010 10:21 PM


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#2 posted 02-08-2010 10:28 PM

Real nice job, I am on the same project “a new kitchen” Do you have any plans for the box construction? How did you attach the face frames? I started a thread on what biscuit joiner to get and I am now thinking Pocket hole screws. Did you use shaker style bits to cut the doors?

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#3 posted 02-08-2010 10:29 PM

Awesome… looks great

-- Jason Jordan

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#4 posted 02-08-2010 10:58 PM

Wow now that’s what I call nice.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 02-08-2010 11:43 PM

Great kitchen. The maple looks great.

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

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#6 posted 02-09-2010 12:38 AM

Very, very nice. I have a stack of rough cut maple in my garage that hopefully will turn out as nice as yours did. I really like the countertop, cabinet color and tile combination and I love the sink style also.

BTW, looks like you got your monies worth on the classes you were taking.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#7 posted 02-09-2010 12:45 AM

Nice job on the kitchen.

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#8 posted 02-09-2010 02:29 AM

Excellent job.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#9 posted 02-09-2010 02:45 AM

I think it’s hard to beat a maple kitchen, good job!

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#10 posted 02-09-2010 02:48 AM

fantastic job! looks better than the shop i used to work for!

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#11 posted 02-09-2010 03:00 AM

Nice wine collection. Oh, nice job on the cabinets. Very nice in fact.

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#12 posted 02-09-2010 03:20 AM

Great looking kitchen. You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 02-09-2010 04:53 AM

Looks great Sally. You did an awesome job on em.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#14 posted 02-09-2010 06:25 AM

Sally: Your kitchen looks great and Jean has kept me in the loop for the past 2 years of all the trials and tribulations you’ve gone through to complete this project. Those classes and your stickler for detail has paid off in beautiful dividends. Good job, hope to see your kitchen live and up close someday.

-- Jamie, Sedalia, Colorado

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#15 posted 02-09-2010 07:51 AM

Looks awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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