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Project by Ron posted 01-14-2013 11:13 AM 1323 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a kitchen I built for a friend last year. I did not install it but really enjoyed building it.

-- it's not Ron it's Ron





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NoLongerHere

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 12:47 PM

Hey Ron,

Welcome to lumberjocks! Nice project for your first post.

We love pictures here at LJ, especially before, during and after shots so don’t be shy and show us your stuff.

What kind of plywood do you like to use for the lower cases? I always use prefinished maple plywood which looks fantastic and saves alot of finish time.

I like the shaddow line above the crown. It makes the room feel bigger somehow. Plus it makes it eaier to install and paint the ceiling. The single glass door is a nice touch.

I’m right in the middle of building my own kitchen cherry cabinets with inset RP doors so, it’s good timing to see a kitchen FINISHED! I’ve been working on them since last summer. Today, I should have the doors and drawer fronts fitted and installed, ready for final finish and install. I can’t wait.

I look forward to your next post – maybe photograph and post your shop?

Nice to meet you Ron, not Ron.

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#2 posted 01-14-2013 03:47 PM

Great looking kitchen build.

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

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#3 posted 01-14-2013 05:26 PM

Wow! You had some hours invested in that project!
Looks great. What finish did you use?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 01-14-2013 05:33 PM

That’s a beautiful kitchen. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 01-14-2013 08:27 PM

Very impressive Ron.

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#6 posted 01-14-2013 09:35 PM

Gorgeous looking cherry kitchen! Really showed how much you enjoyed building them. Great job!

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#7 posted 01-14-2013 09:56 PM

I am very impressed . Such a beautiful kitchen! Nice job.

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#8 posted 01-15-2013 01:47 AM

WOW! Great looking kitchen! I’m impressed also!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 01-16-2013 05:44 AM

Ron,

Beautiful! So many nice details! Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJs.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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