Kitchen Cabinets #8: Doors in!

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Blog entry by Dan Lyke posted 08-19-2010 05:46 PM 8752 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Still need to do the drawer fronts, but the doors are in! And they are kinda snazzy, if I do say so myself. Note, in particular, the grain matching.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California,

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#1 posted 08-19-2010 06:01 PM

that wall already look impressive in its way of talking to people :-)
are you going to redo the hole kitchen like this
anyway I look forward to see it finished


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#2 posted 08-19-2010 06:16 PM

Dennis, yeah, that’s the plan! The struggles in getting these doors done tells me that I need to build my new shop first, but hopefully I’ll get the drawer fronts on before I tackle that (the big drawers on that cabinet to the right are going to get frame and panel fronts like the doors).

There’s painted white cabinets over the stove, and then a whole other wall (with sink and refrigerator) that need new cabinets, but as I’m doing more woodworking my style is evolving, so though the doors are going to stay roughly the same I want to do more interesting things with the frame and trim.

Which also reminds me, I need to make some progress on the ceiling molding for those cabinets too.

And, of course, that floor has got to get replaced by something; we’re looking at people’s experiences with engineered wood floors in higher humidity places. We don’t like the look of laminates like Pergo, the rest of the house has 5/8” white oak (was probably 3/4 to begin with, but a couple of refinishings…), but we know that solid wood on a kitchen floor is pretty doomed.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California,

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#3 posted 08-20-2010 02:20 AM

about your floors , we have a company here in Denmark that makes laminated woodfloors
but its solid wood thrugh the lamination (if I just can remember the name of them)

when I remodelled our kitchen 10 years ago the wife wanted cork on the floor
now I think it was a good choice considering how much they have handled of different things
not that I like the way the floor is build up (partikelsheedgoods just under the cork)
but the cork has a niice look , sound when you walk on it the squares of cork I used had
a layer of some plastic cote of somthing so I didnĀ“t need to lacquer it
but I realy wood have liked to have a woodfloor instead….....LOL

take care

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#4 posted 08-21-2010 06:50 PM

WOW…Can you give us some bigger pictures??? These look awesome…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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