LumberJocks

Kitchen remodel

  • Advertise with us
Project by Trevor Roth posted 492 days ago 1675 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was alot of work but im very happy with the results. Cabinets are maple, stained dark walnut. Flooring is tiger stripped bamboo and the counters are concrete covered in 2 part epoxy. I did everything from start to finish in my spare time.





16 comments so far

View ShaneA's profile (online now)

ShaneA

5202 posts in 1183 days


#1 posted 492 days ago

Huge upgrade, really nice.

View Ltwud's profile

Ltwud

22 posts in 528 days


#2 posted 492 days ago

Great job. Really amazing to see the before and after photos. How many months of spare time did it take?

View Trevor Roth's profile

Trevor Roth

62 posts in 690 days


#3 posted 492 days ago

Thanks, about 2 months. I was slacking after I got the cabinet carcasses up though.

View Scott C.'s profile

Scott C.

71 posts in 635 days


#4 posted 492 days ago

would love to hear more about the counter tops, tutorial maybe? :)

-- measure twice, cut once, swear and start over.

View Trevor Roth's profile

Trevor Roth

62 posts in 690 days


#5 posted 492 days ago

I ordered the product from icoat. Its basically a thin layer of concrete that I put on over a mdf core. Then you color it to your liking and seal with 2 part epoxy,

View Jojy's profile

Jojy

35 posts in 856 days


#6 posted 492 days ago

What a difference. Love the rough edges of the counter.

-- Jojy, Dallas

View BurningLizard's profile

BurningLizard

68 posts in 1275 days


#7 posted 492 days ago

Wow nice work man, I like the broken edge on the concrete. Always liked the live edge look of wood or rock. That re-model looks 110% better than the original.

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

986 posts in 1738 days


#8 posted 492 days ago

That was quite possibly the ugliest “Before” Kitchen I have ever seen.
The After kitchen is very nice – Well done!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View DBuonomano's profile

DBuonomano

79 posts in 680 days


#9 posted 492 days ago

Wow! Great job with cabinets, floors, counters, etc… I’ve been curious about concrete counters for a while, this is a great looking and unique final product!

View Trevor Roth's profile

Trevor Roth

62 posts in 690 days


#10 posted 492 days ago

I like the look of the live edge also. It was also easier to make than a square edge would have been. Troweled the top and let the edge stuff dry with dips and valleys. After that dried I stippled concrete over top of the edge to even it out and give it the chiseled look. I was trying to make it look like chiseled granite. Long term im not sure how the epoxy is going to hold up to scratches but it should be ok I think.

View shelly_b's profile

shelly_b

841 posts in 702 days


#11 posted 492 days ago

beautiful! can’t even tell its the same kitchen! love the counter tops too, did you pour the concrete yourself?

View Brrman's profile

Brrman

59 posts in 1257 days


#12 posted 492 days ago

The clear epoxy coatings do not stand up well to scratches over time. My bar top is full of scratches now.
However, the good thing about epoxy tops is that they will buff out with a compound and a polisher, and with the right technique and products you can get them back to brand new looking with very little work.

-- "Being a perfectionist does not make one perfect..."

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15263 posts in 1451 days


#13 posted 492 days ago

It looks really nice. Congratulations on your accomplishment.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Trevor Roth's profile

Trevor Roth

62 posts in 690 days


#14 posted 491 days ago

Did you just use that green polishing compound? They are like glass right now but they are only a couple weeks old.

View lightweightladylefty's profile

lightweightladylefty

2579 posts in 2297 days


#15 posted 491 days ago

Trevor,

The transformation is truly mind-boggling! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase