Custom Kitchen Cabinets

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Project by Walt posted 02-05-2011 05:35 AM 1462 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the next project for my mother in Law. I have more pics I will post in the next project, they will be close ups with more of the detail finishing work. these are just before and afters. I used 3/4” birch for all cabinets with poplar for door stiles and rails with 1/4” birch for door panels. I appreciate any and all comments, thanks

-- Walt, Southern cal

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#1 posted 02-05-2011 05:55 AM

Super nice looking cabs Walt. You should have one happy mother-in-law

-- Lynn "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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#2 posted 02-05-2011 06:06 AM

Wow, what a difference!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#3 posted 02-05-2011 06:09 AM


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#4 posted 02-05-2011 06:36 AM

Nice looking cabinets.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 02-05-2011 02:16 PM

You did an awesome job Walt! I’ll bet she is really, really happy with her new kitchen.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#6 posted 02-05-2011 04:47 PM

That’s quite the transformation! Looks like a lot of hard work paid off well. Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 02-05-2011 04:59 PM

What an awesome upgrade. Does this mean your now on the good side of your mother-in-law? lol

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#8 posted 02-05-2011 07:04 PM

What a difference! That kitchen looks fantastic!

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

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#9 posted 02-05-2011 10:02 PM

That’s probably one of the most dramatic before-and-after looks I’ve ever seen. Great job!

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

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#10 posted 02-06-2011 05:23 AM


Phenomenal transformation! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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