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European Beech exterior construction with two different finished, a stain color and a paint and glaze finish.
-- I cut it three times and its still to short? www.work-in-wood.com
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#1 posted 05-13-2010 03:42 PM
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#3 posted 05-13-2010 04:01 PM
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#4 posted 05-13-2010 04:26 PM
Love the kitchen Drewskie…................very, very, nice!!
-- Robin Renee'
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#5 posted 05-13-2010 04:30 PM
Wow! This kitchen really pops !!!! Love the table and stools A++++++++++++++
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#6 posted 05-13-2010 04:42 PM
I’ve never seen that two-finish approach before. Is that a new trend? I have to admit I’m not sold on it, even though everything on the job looks absolutely first class.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#7 posted 05-13-2010 04:47 PM
Just curious, did you cut your own moulding? If so what did you use? Love this kitchen! What did you use for the white finish?
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#8 posted 05-13-2010 07:56 PM
Very nice work!
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#9 posted 05-13-2010 08:16 PM
Looks fantastic! Great work!!
-- What is now proved was once only imagined. - Aristotle
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#10 posted 05-13-2010 08:44 PM
While I personally don’t care for the 2 finish approach, the job looks entirely first class… And there are a lot of things that are fad / fashion that I don’t like…
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#11 posted 05-14-2010 12:03 AM
Nice looking kitchen. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
#12 posted 05-14-2010 06:18 AM
To answer Dustin’s questions.
Yes we do cut or “run” our own moldings, i own a shop fox molder a W&H knock off, it works pretty good for how inexpensive it was. I love to design our own unique moldings and have knives ground for the molder, and it’s nice to have a source for moldings no mater what wood the wood of the day may be.
The “paint” that i use in not actual paint, it is a pigmented conversion varnish from Sherwin Williams, i spray it with an airless sprayer with a fine finish tip. I takes a little practice to learn how to spray conversion varnish but once you get the hang of it you will never go back. It is far superior to any paint you get off the shelf, in my opinion. The processes that i used to achieve this painted finish is as follows1. 2 Coats Kemvar primer surfacer.2. Sand with a sanding sponge and vacuum with a brush attachment throughly.2. 2 coats Sherwood pigmented conversion varnish medium rub blending white, tinted to color match “Macadamia” 3. 1 coat Sherwood Vandyke Brown glaze spray on wipe off to achieve the desired effect.4. 1 Clear coat with Sherwood conversion varnish medium rub.
And don’t forget your respirator!
Thank you for all the complements, it aways takes a little blood, a lot of sweat, and only a couple tears (after all i’m a big boy), to bring one of these projects home.
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#13 posted 05-14-2010 06:54 AM
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#14 posted 05-19-2010 04:50 AM
fantastic kitchen… love the look….
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