Have you seen a kitchen this colour before?

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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 06-26-2012 09:35 PM 1600 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a job that I just finished a couple days ago. Its definitely an interesting color but in person it’s not quite as bright as it is in the pictures. She found a picture in a magazine of a green kitchen and told me thats what she wanted for their new house they were building at the lake. Had the stain matched to the picture and here is the result. Everything is maple and there are two spice pullouts, pullout garbage in the island, soft close doors and drawers, dovetailed birch ply drawer boxes and laminate countertops. There are also two bathrooms that are identicle to each other that are clear maple which is in the last picture.

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Andy Panko

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#1 posted 06-27-2012 01:17 AM

Nice looking cabinets. But why did they decide to put them in before the floor?

-- Andy Panko, Edison NJ,

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#2 posted 06-27-2012 12:24 PM

Nice cabinets.

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#3 posted 06-27-2012 12:27 PM

Well made and finished cabinets. Nauseating wall colour.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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Jeffrey Alexander

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#4 posted 06-27-2012 02:18 PM

Yes! Exactly the same color that I grew up with in a 1910’s era home…of course the cabinets were all white- enameled tin, and not the terrific design and build you have here. Terrific job!

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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#5 posted 06-27-2012 09:13 PM

Interesting having the little office desk to match the kitchen – I suppose its where we spend most of our time.
I like it.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#6 posted 06-27-2012 09:41 PM

I like the bathrooms better. The maple looks lovely with the pumpkin color. I do llike how the design carries through to both rooms. And as nice as those kitchen cabinets are, I can not imagine that green light reflecting on your supper is going to make it very appetizing!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Jesse Friesen

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 03:35 AM

Thanks guys. It’s definitely an interesting combo but thats what she wanted and loves it. The cabinets went in before the floor because the guy building it isn’t the most organized and didn’t do it before I was ready to go. It would have been alot easier to lay the floor before but I spaced everything up the thickness of the floor to make it a little easier for them. Will be fun for them moving the island because it’s definitely not light.

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#8 posted 08-14-2012 04:52 PM

Well you know what they say “The customer is always right!” this color is ummm.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#9 posted 08-14-2012 05:08 PM

I live in a 108 yr old victorian and there is evidence that at some point all of the woodwork was stained green very much like those cabinets! It was all stripped off before I bought the house, thank you.

I’ve always said if you want pink cabinets and blue countertops, that’s fine with me, as long as you pay the bill when I’m done.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#10 posted 08-14-2012 05:15 PM

I always say “Its their money and ill spend it any way they see fit”. I dont think the color is for me but hey different strokes for different folks. Great work on the cabinetry.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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