Kitchen Cabinets, done & installed

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Project by hazbro posted 05-11-2010 08:58 PM 2126 views 8 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It was a project that seemed to have no end. But it did. These cabs are finally fully assembled and installed.

The cases are made of 3/4 maple (prolly plz believe china) plywood and the doors are also maple ply framed with 2” leopard wood. The drawers and drawer faces are made of solid maple, with the drawers getting hardwood dowel pins/rabbet joints and the faces getting a 1/2 inch leopard wood in line with the stainless steel hardware. All of the internal hardware is “euro” style. The top cabinets run all the way to the ceiling to maximize space in a smaller kitchen in a 1930’s built house.

I prefer the flat faced doors for kitchen and bath applications for the ease of keeping clean.

The finish was 3 coats of zinsser seal coat followed by 3 more coats of acrylic polyurethane sanded to 2000 grit for a nice kitchen shine.

Thanks for looking,

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits

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#1 posted 05-11-2010 09:13 PM

Different look but it really like it!

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#2 posted 05-11-2010 09:27 PM

They look amazing! I wish they were in my kitchen.

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#3 posted 05-11-2010 10:31 PM

Very well done!

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#4 posted 05-11-2010 10:36 PM

Wow !! Great Job !! I know how hard a kitchen can be. It never ends !!

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#5 posted 05-11-2010 10:43 PM

Nice job on the kitchen!

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#6 posted 05-11-2010 11:47 PM

Stunning. BTW… I sell appliances – need any more??

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#7 posted 05-11-2010 11:55 PM

Wow, I love the contrasting colors. I will remember these next time I build something!

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#8 posted 05-12-2010 12:27 AM

Very nice Justin unusual wood combination but a good one.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 05-12-2010 01:44 AM

Harold, thanks, but I’m all applianced up and the kitchen redo is done, minus some trim and touch up paint.

Deke, leopard wood and lace wood are similar. However leopard wood is much more dense and has a darker, redder tone, so when I open the 3’ 6” upper cabinet doors it’s kind of like swinging the front door. Heavy.

And just like lace wood, it’s slivers ville. Living in a trendy Seattle neighborhood I came up with a modern / commercial design for the kitchen knowing that I’ll be selling in the somewhat near future. Gotta get a bigger shop.

thanks all.

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits

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#10 posted 05-12-2010 04:46 AM


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#11 posted 05-12-2010 05:42 AM

Amazing work. Really like the drawer detail.


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#12 posted 05-12-2010 11:39 AM

Very well done!

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#13 posted 05-13-2010 05:45 AM


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#14 posted 05-13-2010 08:06 AM

Looks great, I like your choice of contrasting wood.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#15 posted 05-20-2010 02:09 AM

Nice set of cabinets. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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