alder, glazed kitchen

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Project by allwood posted 07-31-2012 04:10 AM 1331 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the exterior cabinetry is alder with a stain and glazed dark brown. the island is a maple with a wwhite wash and glazed to match. the client couldn’t wait to start using it as the second picture shows. we built some custom accessories like a spice rack, knife drawer and appliance lift. this project followed the hardwood floor install. all doors and drawers are soft close.

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#1 posted 07-31-2012 09:06 AM

Great space and Floor! well done the colors are really nice. I like working with Alder it really machines well.

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

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#2 posted 07-31-2012 12:30 PM

thank you, we (my wife and i) like alder as well, it doesn’t get the blotchy stain affect that cherry can sometimes have and the color doesn’t darken like cherry over time. we do a variety of work in walnut, hickory, maple, cherry and alder.

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#3 posted 07-31-2012 01:35 PM

Beautiful kitchen!

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#4 posted 07-31-2012 07:12 PM


-- Ride hard or go home~

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#5 posted 07-31-2012 08:39 PM

Good looking frameless job !

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