Kitchen with their own wood

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We built this kitchen for the Mahannah/Campeau family near Montreal. We used their own ash wood from their family farm hear in the townships. There is a 20 foot wall, a 10 foot wall, and an island 6 feet by 10 feet. There is also a custom made butternut table and a large deacons bench with storage space attached to the island. There are oats carved on a door and cow inspired brackets above the stove fan. We also did their bathroom. Thank-you for this great opportunity.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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#1 posted 08-02-2011 03:55 PM

oh my goodness—that is SO beautiful and to have the wood come from the farm… amazing.

I’d just stop and smile every time I entered the room.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 04:05 PM

Very nice cabinets, makes my humble kitchen remodel pale in comparison, but I’ll post when complete, anyway.. Excellent joinery, a young man of extraordinary talent !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 04:09 PM

How’d you tint that ash; it’s incredible. The table/bench is an unusual setup but I imagine it’s quite functional. The cabinets are outstanding, but that’s plainly obvious. This is one to be really proud of.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 05:40 PM

Beautiful kitchen! I’d like to see the dining table and chair match the environment. Maybe the family will consider you to make them a new dining set!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 08-02-2011 05:57 PM

Very nice work all the way around.

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

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#6 posted 08-02-2011 08:59 PM

Incredible work! Love the dark tint.

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#7 posted 08-03-2011 04:35 AM

Nice looking cabinetry and special to have used their wood! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#8 posted 08-03-2011 05:09 AM

Looks really well done

-- Norman

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#9 posted 08-03-2011 04:22 PM

Very nice!
When customers ask for a wine rack I always ask if they have 6 bottles in the house right now. If not then they don’t qualify for the wine rack.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#10 posted 08-04-2011 07:47 PM

Beautiful work

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

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#11 posted 08-04-2011 10:03 PM

Wow. I wish it were mine!

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#12 posted 08-23-2011 01:31 AM

Very nice kitchen. You guys did a great job. I like the fact that they used there own wood.

-- Have a great day.

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