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Project by SmallWoodShop posted 980 days ago 4149 views 29 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made with Douglas Fir. I biscuit-joined the boards together before securing the battens on the inside of the doors with wood screws. It is mounted over baseboard heaters, so I insulated the bottom of the entire cabinet with two layers of duct wrap (works surprisingly well, zero heat felt inside the bottom cabinets). The handles are cast iron. Finished with satin polyurethane.





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SteveCogs

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#1 posted 980 days ago

Nice. Time for a kitchen redo?

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#2 posted 980 days ago

very nice. I might steal your design for some cabinets I need to built for my mom in law.

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SmallWoodShop

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#3 posted 980 days ago

Ah, the kitchen is cherry shaker. Think I’ll leave that well alone…

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#4 posted 980 days ago

Awesome…definitely stealing this design as well!!!

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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#5 posted 979 days ago

WoW real nice great job

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#6 posted 979 days ago

Certainly don’t look like shop cabinets—they’re better looking than my kitchen cabinets!

Well done.

-- --bch

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#7 posted 979 days ago

Nice shop cabinets.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 979 days ago

Those are reminisent of fine European designs. Nice, clean, simple lines and beautiful use of the wood… Wish I had done the same with my kitchen.

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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#9 posted 979 days ago

Now were talkin…....

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 979 days ago

Worthy of the Kings, great shop!

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#11 posted 978 days ago

Love these! Very nice shop furniture. Very nice indeed.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#12 posted 978 days ago

Where did you get the doug fir, big box or distributor?

-- “Don’t tell me what can’t be done, tell me what you want done then shut up and get out of my way and let me do it!”

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SmallWoodShop

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#13 posted 978 days ago

My local lumberyard has it in stock, live in Alaska.

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