Contemporary Arts and Crafts Kitchen

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Project by DS posted 10-15-2011 05:48 AM 2204 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Grain Matched Maple Veneer Doors with Solid Rails.
Chocolate Shelves and Granite. Glass Tile backsplash.
A Flip-Up appliance garage tucks under the microwave cabinet.
Acrylic dividers in the hutch drawers were a nice touch.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 10-15-2011 05:59 AM

Awesome work! Love the kitchen! You did a fantastic job.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#2 posted 10-15-2011 06:08 AM

very nice, love the contemporary feel. especially like the two tone look. Are the doors a plywood slab with the solid accents added over the top or a full solid piece with a dato????or non of the above…

-- "thats all I have to say about that..."

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#3 posted 10-15-2011 03:04 PM

Stunning, modern look. So you are good at more than violins. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 10-16-2011 02:45 AM


-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#5 posted 10-17-2011 05:42 PM

Thanks for all the support and compliments!

brian88: The doors are 3/4” mdf core maple. The top and bottom rails are 7/8” thick solid maple with a tongue and groove joint to the panels and a small champhered edge. This construction would be problematic with solid wood since the expansion and contraction of solid wood would split the panels unless it could ‘float’ like a frame and panel door.

P.S. This was made in one bay of my 2 car garage and took about 6 weeks of nights and weekends after work.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#6 posted 04-25-2012 10:35 PM

this is very crisp and neat and very pretty. GOOD JOB!!

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