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Project by Sparky977 posted 05-31-2008 10:38 PM 1522 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was waiting to post final pictures from this job until the professional photographer got there, but the contractor is taking too long to get the pictures taken. So here are some pictures that I took with my Palm Treo phone. I didn’t build the kitchen cabinets here, they are pre-built ones that I set. I trimmed the house and built the built-ins and mantel around the fireplace. They are poplar, painted black, with copper “distressing.” The trim is poplar also.

Update! I uploaded 3 new pictures of this project. These were taken by John Pottenger at www.coastline-studios.com.

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com





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Taigert

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#1 posted 06-01-2008 12:05 AM

Nice looking work Sparky!
I t would have been nice to have a set of shelves on the right side off the fireplace to keep every thing in balance.

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#2 posted 06-01-2008 12:08 AM

With the stairs where they are, there wasn’t room for shelves on the right side. I wanted to keep the cabinets symetrical, so I made the book shelves on the left, and set them back a three inches to “seperate” it from the cabinet.

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com

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#3 posted 06-01-2008 01:33 AM

I really like the color of the trim. What color stain did you use.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#4 posted 06-01-2008 01:45 AM

you do very nice work !!! congratulations and hopefully the “pro” cameraman will show up soon

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 06-01-2008 01:47 AM

gorgeous fireplace…how tall is the stonework chimney ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 06-01-2008 01:48 AM

gorgeous fireplace…how tall is the stonework chimney ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 06-01-2008 01:51 AM

sorry …new here …can’t find the button to delete comments

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 06-01-2008 02:03 AM

well done Sparkman

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 06-01-2008 04:01 AM

I am not the finisher, but I believe it is a Walnut stain. The finisher is Rolly Wilcox. He finished the built-ins too. If you need a painter/finisher in the west Michigan area, I couldn’t recommend anyone better than Rolly. He makes my work look good. :)
The fireplace is about 20 feet tall. Its a very impressive room.

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com

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#10 posted 06-01-2008 10:38 AM

S[arky,
I did notice the light switch to the right its to bad the electrician had it there. I figured thats why there was nothg to the right. Even though, I still love it.

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#11 posted 06-01-2008 05:22 PM

the mantel looks great in that fireplace (which is stunning).
nice work.

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#12 posted 06-01-2008 06:08 PM

What a view. Is that your house or a client’s. Either way, you must be proud.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#13 posted 06-01-2008 11:57 PM

This was a Spec house for the builder I do a lot of work for.

Thank you all for the kind compliments!

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com

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#14 posted 06-11-2008 06:36 PM

New and better pictures posted!

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com

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#15 posted 01-29-2011 05:13 PM

Nice looking cabinets.

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