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Project by kenndenn posted 11-21-2007 05:31 PM 1396 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When we first moved into the house in 99 My wife and I saw many face lifts needed for a 1970 era kitchen. It was lifted so far that it’s now a TV room, and we built a 16×16 extension out the back door. I hired a contractor to build the shell, and my wife and I did everything else from plumbing to electrical, Drywall to custom built cabinets and the flooring. Design changes occurred frequently, but I said as long as they happen “before” I install them that was cool… I’m sure glad she’s into that knotty pine, we’d still be waitin for the money to finish the cabinets…

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA





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Peter Oxley

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#1 posted 11-21-2007 05:40 PM

Very nice! Kitchens are a big project to tackle!

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 11-21-2007 06:17 PM

I especially like the built-in treatment for the fridge.

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

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kenndenn

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#3 posted 11-21-2007 06:21 PM

Fridges take up so much space, and corners are a waste of space so I combined the two. I have a secret hide-a-way back there also…LOL Too the left is a broom closet, to the right is a pantry.

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 11-21-2007 07:54 PM

love the cabinets. The colour is beautiful.

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

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kenndenn

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#5 posted 11-22-2007 02:37 AM

Ipswitch Pine, the only color approved by the boss…

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA

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flink

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#6 posted 04-05-2008 06:51 PM

The space over the fridge is great. I’m hoping to get started on cabinets for my kitchen sometime soon. I’d only thought about a cabinet with doors there. Leaving it open like you did looks pretty sharp.

-- Made lots of sawdust and pounded some nails. Haven't finished anything, though.

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kenndenn

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#7 posted 04-17-2008 06:18 PM

I want to put a light behind the board above the opening. That’ll be a cool night light for the kitchen for late night snack raids…

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA

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