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Project by DaveinCT posted 07-30-2010 08:55 PM 1863 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As you can see from the photos, I hadn’t finished addind the trim work around the windows. The cabinets that these replaced were in really poor shape. When we bought the house, the cabinet doors actually had holes cut through them. To this day my wife and I don’t know the purpose for the holes but we’re both glad that we took the time to make home made cabinets.

This project was esentially to rebuild the entire kitchen, which involved taking out EVERYTHING, including the floor covering, and starting from scratch. We built new lower counters, pantry, island, and overhead cabinets out of maple and finished them with clear poly. All were custom built to fit appliances, and the pantry goes from floor to ceiling.

-- DaveS





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majuvla

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#1 posted 07-30-2010 09:13 PM

A dream kitchen!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 07-30-2010 10:21 PM

Great job!

(The holes in the old doors were for the roaches and rodents) :-)

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

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DaveinCT

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#3 posted 07-30-2010 10:37 PM

Thanks!

You might be right about the holes! : -)

-- DaveS

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 07-30-2010 10:40 PM

Awesome kitchen! Really looks great.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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BTKS

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#5 posted 07-30-2010 11:13 PM

Top notch cabinets. The entire kitchen layout really works well and the trim ties it all together. Great work.
BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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levan

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#6 posted 07-30-2010 11:21 PM

Nice kitchen Dave. It looks very well organized. Really like that island.

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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douglbe

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#7 posted 07-31-2010 01:16 AM

Excellent, very nice craftsmanship. They do look great!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 07-31-2010 01:24 AM

Thats a great job on the kitchen.

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CampD

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#9 posted 07-31-2010 02:01 AM

Very nice job.

-- Doug...

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Built2Last

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#10 posted 07-31-2010 03:10 AM

Very, very nice!!!!!
If you are ever down my way and need something to do you can come by and build be some, I’ll help,lol!!
Welcome to LumberJocks!!!!!

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ShopDogs

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#11 posted 07-31-2010 03:24 PM

As one who took on a similar job, I can truly appreciate the magnitude of this project. I love your work.
The kitchen looks great. Doesn’t it feel like a completely new house?

Michael

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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Gator

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#12 posted 08-02-2010 01:09 AM

Great job on the cabinets. I love Maple.. it just makes you want to run your hand over it.

Gator

-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 08-02-2010 01:39 AM

That’s really snazzy good job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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