New Kitchen

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Project by jim1953 posted 575 days ago 10377 views 10 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Began to remodel kitchen and in the demo we discovered the cupboards went all the way to the ceiling, which meant more work for me! We went with glass doors on all the tops. Cabinets are painted cream color, all the hardware and faucet is oil rubbed bronze.
The countertops I made from red oak.
Remodel included new cabinets, new counter, new sink and faucet, plumbing, electric, additional cabinets, replaced window, all new lighting ( lights over the sink I made using old blue mason jars), hardware, paint and etc.
By checking prices on internet and using sales and coupons, complete remodel of kitchen totaled $1346.00

Buy that at your big box store!!!!

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#1 posted 575 days ago

Great job. been there done that

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#2 posted 575 days ago

Great looking kitchen. I love the lights. What did you finish the countertop with?

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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#3 posted 575 days ago

Thanks! Used good old polyurethene, gave it about 4 coats.

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 575 days ago

Great looking Jim.

Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#5 posted 575 days ago

Very nice work ,a grand looking kitchen.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 575 days ago

Very nice work. Just out of curiosity, what are the drawers in the upper cabinets for?

-- Mmmm....sawdust

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#7 posted 575 days ago

Really nice looking work. Good pricing too.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#8 posted 575 days ago

The ones over the butcher block holds spices for cooking, the other has the baking spices/ingredients. They were made deep enough to hold the spice jars.
The two drawers on the other side of the kitchen have odd and ends, coffee filters, etc.
Everything is nearby but out of sight.

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#9 posted 575 days ago

It’s awsome.Much better than old version.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 575 days ago

Many woodworkers dream of building their own kitchen cabinets – lucky you, and very nice job!

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#11 posted 574 days ago

Nice kitchen. I really like face frame cabinets. How did you do the painting? Spray or by hand? Great work,


-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#12 posted 574 days ago

Very nice. Looks like you did it up nicely

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 574 days ago

Nice touch with the lights….. Is that a bottle of Bailey’s in the cabinet???

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#14 posted 574 days ago

That’s fantastic, and the cost is 1/8th of what would be normal.
My only suggestion is the beige electrical switches. You might want to change those to white to match the appliances and backsplash. And get the ground fault kind

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#15 posted 574 days ago

Did an amazing job on the remodeling. The room looks much brighter and spacious. Like the color and the design. Excellent work!


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