First big cabinet project.

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Project by topherstrux posted 09-14-2011 03:08 AM 1761 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So this is a little project I have been working on for a few weeks for my in laws to put under their patio. There is another bar top that mirrors the one in the second picture. I used rough cedar for the cabinets and ceramic tile for the top. I built in an ice chest and plumbed it out the back for drainage. My M.I.L. is going to stain everything to match the posts on the bar in the pic. All in all it turned out nice and I learned a LOT doing the project.

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#1 posted 09-14-2011 03:10 AM

Oh yeah. I still have some trim work to do on the bars. The 2x’s will be covered up when I get completely done. I will update.

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#2 posted 09-14-2011 03:27 AM

Looks good Chris, keep up the good work!

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#3 posted 09-14-2011 06:11 AM

It looks great! That should win you some points with the in-laws! Thanks for sharing.


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#4 posted 09-14-2011 12:06 PM

Nice job! Enjoy the back yard.

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

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#5 posted 09-14-2011 03:30 PM

Very cool project! I’m sure you will all enjoy this one for many great gatherings!

-- "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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#6 posted 09-14-2011 08:00 PM

Great job!!!! Absolutely love it…

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#7 posted 09-15-2011 12:05 PM

Very nicely done. Gonna want to stay outside for the summer.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#8 posted 09-19-2011 03:17 AM

That’s an awesome setup you have.

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

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#9 posted 09-24-2011 04:05 PM

Very nice. I’d like to do something like that too but I’m not at all sure it would turn out as nice.

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