Kitchen Cabinets

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Project by Charles Mullins posted 03-31-2008 05:12 PM 2476 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are maple cabinets with granite counter tops.

I used prefinished plywood for the interiors with raised panel ends and doors.

It was stained with a custom red/brown mixture, sealed with two coats of sanding sealer, sanded between each coat, and sprayed two coats with semi-gloss lacquer, sanded between each coat. The cabinets were sanded six times from start to finish. It makes a real slick finish.

-- God makes the wood beautiful--I simply rearrange it to make it more useful, hopefully.

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#1 posted 03-31-2008 06:06 PM

Beautiful Job. This is a future project I want to do.

-- Yogi Sez... Work like you will live forever...LIVE like you will die TOMORROW...

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#2 posted 03-31-2008 06:16 PM

Hi Charles

You build great looking stuff. You are a true craftsman of the craft. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Grant Davis

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#3 posted 03-31-2008 07:04 PM

Charles, I really like the angled cabinet that you added beside the microwave. I bet that will turn out to be a shoulder or head saver depending on how tall your family members are.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 03-31-2008 07:15 PM

This is a gorgeous project. You did well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 03-31-2008 10:43 PM

Nice work. I like that stove island. The granite looks wonderful.

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#6 posted 04-01-2008 09:02 AM

flat out amazing to me

-- - more crap coming soon!

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#7 posted 04-01-2008 09:26 AM

I agree with Grant, the coffee station/microwave area is well thought out so that there aren’t sharp corners in the traffic area.
Beautiful work!

-- John, Nor-Cal,

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#8 posted 04-01-2008 04:21 PM

Pretty nice. An Island and peninsula.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 11-05-2008 05:49 PM

You do every thing in a big way the kitchen is very nice. The only thing that is out of place is the refer. You should have setit into the wall by the door opening with the refer door flush to the inside wall face, or wrapped the refer in wood.

-- another tip from cooperedpatterns

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#10 posted 12-22-2008 04:29 AM

Nice work on the cabinets.

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