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Project by darryl posted 2477 days ago 1139 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started the project just about a year ago. Sad to say I just finished it this past Saturday. And by finished, I mean sanded and assembled, I haven’t applied a finish yet so it doesn’t match the other cabinets in the kitchen.

Basically what’s going on here is that my wife had been storing her cookie sheets and cooling racks on the vent above the stove. The downfall to the system is that you took your life in your own hands when trying to get something down. Everything would find a way to interlock like velcro and pulling one item pulled the rest!

The chaos has now been contained…





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scottb

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#1 posted 2477 days ago

Good job – not sure that’s the best place for the wine (heat wise)... but at least you’re not taking your life in your hands every time you make cookies or muffins.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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WayneC

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#2 posted 2477 days ago

Very nice. My wife would love it. Any thougth about putting doors on it or will it remain open like this. Also, a christmas present recommendation for your wife is she does not have any….

http://www.amazon.com/Silpat-2-Inch-Nonstick-Silicone-Baking/dp/B00008T960

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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darryl

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#3 posted 2477 days ago

we’re not really wine people. Two of those bottles are from the mid-1990’s. If I’m going to drink, I prefer a little Capt. Morgan.

At this point I’m just going to leave it open. Took me long enough to get it this far!

thanks for the link Wayne, I’ll have to keep those in mind.

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2477 days ago

Good use of otherwise wasted space!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2477 days ago

Looks like you are making good use of that free plywood – great project.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2477 days ago

LOVE the storage. Yup… might have to copy this idea

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 2477 days ago

Very clever design, another down for the KISS principle.

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Dadoo

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#8 posted 2477 days ago

I like it. You’ve taken a problem and overcome it. Good job!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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richardmylove

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#9 posted 2477 days ago

wow, my lady would love something like this, great looking and a good use of open space.

-- wood is good

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Woodbutchery

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#10 posted 2118 days ago

Just finished a project very similar to this; big open cabinet above the oven; deep and wide and tall. My solution is similar to yours. Instead of the horizontal shelves I use the wider spot to store my big food processor and griddler. And since it’s already a cabinet, I get the doors gratis!!!!

Great job! Looks nice!

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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