Custom Cabinet

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Project by Walnutz posted 09-02-2011 03:39 AM 1548 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this Cherry cabinet for our utility room. We wanted to get rid of the old freestanding duratub and have a cabinet that matched the upper cabinets above the washer and dryer and the kitchen cabinets.
We had new granite counter tops installed in the kitchen and I had them cut a piece of granite for the utility room. After I had the top and sink, I built the cabinet to fit. I built the carcass out of 3/4” Cherry Plywood and the doors and face frame from solid cherry. Our existing cabinets were originally finished natural but have aged for many years so I had to play around with stain to get it to match Using a Varathane Cherry stain over Shelac and then clear poly over that, it matches perfectly. Unfortunately I lost all of the pictures from construction so all I have is these from the installation.

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#1 posted 09-02-2011 05:18 AM

Very nice. I like the cherry and color. Granite in the laundry room is high class.

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#2 posted 09-02-2011 05:39 AM

This is too nice of a cabinet to hide in the laundry room, I am jealous. I really like that you built it around the deep well sink. Great post. Thanks for sharing this but id my wife sees this I am sure she will want one in her laundry room.

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#3 posted 09-05-2011 04:10 AM

Wonderful job. Sure makes it look like another laundry room I bet

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 09-09-2011 04:10 AM

Beautiful cabinet.

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