Kitchen hutch

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Project by Charlie posted 10-19-2013 01:43 PM 1258 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a country style kitchen hutch of my own design. The bottom half has tip out potato and onion bins and a large drawer. The top half has microwave counter with above storage cabinet.. I used dark walnut dye, , walnut gel stain ,and a gel top coat for the finish.

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#1 posted 10-19-2013 04:10 PM

That’s really nice. I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 05:53 PM

Very nice Kitchen Hutch, nice design and the walnut dye looks great…nicely done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 10-19-2013 08:35 PM

Really beautiful piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 10:11 PM

That is one beautiful piece of furniture. Very much like my Grandmother’s of yesteryear. (I’m remembering 1940-1952 or so and it had been in her use for many years before). The assymetric stars really set the doors off. Finish is super also.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#5 posted 10-20-2013 01:07 AM

Beautiful hutch, fantastic craftsmanship. Nice design. Looks good in the kitchen photos.

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Thos. Angle

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 02:53 AM

Well done. I like the stars and the veg bins.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 10-20-2013 06:10 AM

Absolutely love the design. Awesome job

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#8 posted 10-20-2013 06:36 AM

I’ve had a vague idea about doing the same thing and now it’s becoming a little less vague.
Top notch job.

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#9 posted 10-20-2013 08:23 AM

Thank you guys for the nice comments.
I built this for my daughter who gave me a rough idea of what she wanted. She, like my wife likes the primitive country look. At first she wanted it made out of pine and painted black and distressed… cringe…. I’m so glad I talked her out of that. Lucky me I was able to get the walnut at a great price and had fun building it.
Here is a link to my question about how to use dye on this project that shows a picture of the bottom half unfinished.

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