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Project by Kreg McMahon posted 1272 days ago 1712 views 15 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a built-in I made from scratch including the fluting, doors etc. I mainly use festools for most of the work and then I use sommerfeld cabinet door router bit set.

I use cabinet grade birch and popular for trim. I paint with sherwin williams super paint semi gloss, best paint ever for cabs.

you can also go to you tube and search : builtinsbykreg and view my 10 part video series on how I make cabinets. enjoy

here is the link:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=builtinsbykreg&aq=f

-- www.kregscustomcarpentry.com atlanta





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1272 days ago

A+++++++++++++++ looks great nice flow.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Kreg McMahon

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#2 posted 1271 days ago

thanks ken, and I agree being above ground is much better and warmer ! well on some days. !

-- www.kregscustomcarpentry.com atlanta

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ratchet

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#3 posted 1271 days ago

Totally sweet! You sir do nice work.

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Greg Wurst

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#4 posted 1271 days ago

Nice work and a very nice video series. I’m interested in more on your finish. How did you apply the paint? Spray, brush, etc. What if any primer did you use? Is that a particular shade of white? I am planning a built-in coat rack and show bench and would like to finish it in a similar manner.

Thanks!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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vad

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#5 posted 1271 days ago

very nice work love the accent lighting behind them to bring it out more,

-- vic, upstate NY

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dbray45

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#6 posted 1271 days ago

Very nice work –
Question for you – with the really nice lighting, why not use glass shelving? You did a wonderful job but somebody had to ask the question.

I think that I would put a small track light above the mantel as well.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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Kreg McMahon

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#7 posted 1271 days ago

Greg, I use sherwin williams super paint semi gloss and also there primer for wood, its a greenish label. prime then sand then 2 coats brushed and wennie rolled on , oh prime then caullk where needed let dry then paint.

dbray45, glass shelves, 80% of the women when I tell them about glass shelves the first thing they say is. you have to dust them ! (and most have a cleaning crew !!) you tell me… I always recommend glass shelves with lights, and only a few take me up on it. there is a light on the ceiling to light up picture.

thanks and glad you liked the video series

-- www.kregscustomcarpentry.com atlanta

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falegniam

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#8 posted 1271 days ago

Very nice way to upgrade a room in your home. Very nice.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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dbray45

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#9 posted 1270 days ago

Kreg – dusting—great point, never thought of that. Didn’t see the light in the ceiling. This is why I asked.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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Michelle

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#10 posted 1269 days ago

That’s absolutely beautiful!!! Great work!

-- Michelle

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1269 days ago

Beautiful built-ins.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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