Arts & Crafts style cabinets for the laundry room

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Project by James E McIntyre posted 01-17-2018 10:44 PM 3677 views 16 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The old cabinet doors were the 80s style cathedral raised panels. I sanded the old frames which were good quality red oak with a orbital sander. I built Arts & Crafts style inset doors and draws to replace them.

Stained and finished doors on the workbench. I mix my own stain and used Minwax Wipe-on Poly oil based satin finish to avoid over spray in the room. Scrap oak and chop sticks sharpened in a pencil sharpener were made to elevate the drying doors.

I made a light shield in the A&C style with four mortised holes on each side to protect eyes from the LED light.

This is the bottom cabinet. Hardware was ordered from
Thanks for looking

-- James E McIntyre

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#1 posted 01-17-2018 10:50 PM

James, they look great. However, I’m curious why you have a microwave in your launder room?

-- Art

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James E McIntyre

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#2 posted 01-17-2018 11:02 PM

Microwave in the laundry room? In case I get hungry. LOL. There’s also a freezer chest there. The laundry room is next to the kitchen. It’s convenient there and frees up space in the kitchen counter.
I also need to put a granite counter under it.
Art. I hope that satisfies your curiosity.
Like the most Interesting Man In The World says. “Stay Curious My Friend”

-- James E McIntyre

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#3 posted 01-18-2018 01:05 AM

nice work

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#4 posted 01-18-2018 01:51 AM

Very Nice

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#5 posted 01-18-2018 02:48 AM

Super nice job!!!

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#6 posted 01-18-2018 02:49 AM

These look amazing! I love this style

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#7 posted 01-18-2018 02:49 AM

That’s gorgeous!

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#8 posted 01-18-2018 03:43 AM

Nicely done!

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#9 posted 01-18-2018 04:48 AM

Nicely done. Beautiful workmanship. Sorry to go off subject, but I however am curious about the artwork hanging under the cabinets. Did you make that as well? My wife and I are crazy about ‘fish art’.

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.

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#10 posted 01-18-2018 05:31 AM

Nice job.

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#11 posted 01-18-2018 11:02 AM

Beautiful craftsmanship.

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#12 posted 01-18-2018 12:36 PM

Great job

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#13 posted 01-18-2018 02:22 PM

You did a very nice job on these cabinets.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#14 posted 01-18-2018 03:03 PM

Wow, these are seriously beautiful A&C cabinets. The finish looks great too. Very impressive workmanship.

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#15 posted 01-18-2018 03:29 PM

2 things, 1 these look amazing and flawless, 2 i need a bigger laundry room

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