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Project by cstrang posted 05-15-2011 02:44 PM 2665 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a kitchen I made for a family friend who has some rental properties in the area. The cabinets are white MCP ad the doors are birch. I’ve attached some pics of the old kitchen I took out of the apartment… what a difference some new cabinets can make!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.





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prompt

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#1 posted 05-15-2011 03:13 PM

Become much prettier. And I liked the wedge clamp.

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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Eric in central Florida

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#2 posted 05-15-2011 04:01 PM

Huge difference in the before & after look.
Very nice work.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#3 posted 05-15-2011 04:11 PM

hey chris, man oh man you did a wonderful job, i love the bitch..such beautiful grain…i love birch, i did my cabints from it also, and i have one piece of rustic furniture made it..i think it more beautiful then regular maple..but …you did a super job here…have you hung your shingle yet…i know in this economy this might be a bit challenging..but i think you and your great talent can make a go of it…and do well…thanks for showing your great work…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 05-15-2011 04:13 PM

Nice cabinets…

I hope the light is being changed.

Lee

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#5 posted 05-15-2011 04:37 PM

It’s so nice to see something other than ‘big box’ boxes go into a rental unit. Good job with a tiny space.

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Dadzor

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#6 posted 05-15-2011 06:38 PM

Great job!

I promised the Mrs. I would build her a new set of kitchen cabinets. I plan to start them in the fall and complete them over the winter. Hope they turn out as well as yours did.

I really like birch, too. Thanks for sharing.

Matt

-- You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture; just get people to stop reading them. -- Ray Bradbury

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#7 posted 05-15-2011 09:10 PM

Nice looking cabinets.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 05-15-2011 10:03 PM

Very Nice, Chris!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 05-15-2011 10:07 PM

Chris – Beautiful work.

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#10 posted 05-17-2011 04:51 PM

Night and day. The before does not compare. Should attract some good tenants.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#11 posted 05-18-2011 10:42 AM

Nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 05-19-2011 02:28 PM

Looks wonderful. Beautiful work, and what a difference it made! It would look even better with lights mounted under the cabinets to eliminate the black hole on the counter tops there.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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