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My Newly finished Craftsman style Kitchen is finally completed!! Please take a look !!!

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Project by Alongiron posted 03-27-2013 11:10 PM 4328 views 8 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well after about 1 year of building, tearing, tiling, scraping, swearing,and shellacing; it is complete. I have always wanted to do our Kitchen/Butlers pantry and it is now complete. I purchased roughsawn QSWO from a local mill for the face frames and drawer fronts. The carcasses are made from pre-finished oak. The counter tops are high pressure laminate that look great and tiling the backslash was fun.. I had not did that before and it was a good learning experience for us. I would do it all over again. I learned so much about my skills and I think that I have improved on them. I would say to anyone to just go for it, read a lot, and take your time… We love it…It turned out great! I hope it inspires you!

Here is a picture of the before kitchen

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 03-27-2013 11:16 PM

Oh my goodness, it is awesome. Really nice design and execution.

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trippcasey

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#2 posted 03-27-2013 11:16 PM

Man that turned out great! I love that look!

-- I almost post pics....until I see the daily top three...then I delete my post.

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#3 posted 03-27-2013 11:38 PM

Very nicely done, and great looking.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 03-27-2013 11:58 PM

very beautiful work, it looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 03-28-2013 12:19 AM

Beautiful job!

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#6 posted 03-28-2013 12:22 AM

Very impressive!

Looks like it was alot of work, but definitely worth it. I suppose now you’ll have to do the rest of the house…....!

-- Dean

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#7 posted 03-28-2013 12:43 AM

Very nice, but you know… The kitchen looks so nice, maybe the rest ?

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Chauffeur

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#8 posted 03-28-2013 12:57 AM

great job !!!

-- Dave, Texas

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#9 posted 03-28-2013 01:00 AM

Great job, I hope mine will turn out as good. I am going to use quartersawn red oak along the same style. They will replace the cabinets I made 22 yrs. ago out of plain sawn red oak. That will be my first retirement project in two years.

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#10 posted 03-28-2013 01:03 AM

Sir, you should be quite proud of that!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#11 posted 03-28-2013 01:06 AM

Wow, that is fantastic! That you did it yourself will let you enjoy it even more over the years. Congrats on a great build.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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Campzeke

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#12 posted 03-28-2013 01:20 AM

Very nice … Good job!

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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#13 posted 03-28-2013 02:16 AM

Beautiful job, I’m in the middle of building a craftsman style kitchen myself. Its nice to see one done, gives me a goal to shoot for, Hope mine turns out as nice, hope to post pics when complete

-- JustplaneJeff

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#14 posted 03-28-2013 02:16 AM

Very nice – enjoy it. Someday, I’ll try this.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#15 posted 03-28-2013 04:32 AM

This looks amazing. Love the attention to detail. Great job and thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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