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Blog series by FreddieMac updated 04-24-2018 01:27 PM 2 parts 3338 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Building the orignal camp "kitchen"

04-23-2018 01:37 PM by FreddieMac | 3 comments »

So back in October of 2016 while we were recovering from the flood, my wife and I needed to get back into our house. We hated to live in a construction zone with 4 kids, but imposing on family for months was just not cutting it. So I decided to live in our RV at our house and work as many hours after work on stuff as I could. We decide that we needed one bathroom, the kitchen and floors to move back into the house. So I had 3 weeks to get it all done. We arranged for someone to come in and do...

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Part 2: Gutting, painting, carcass and shelves

04-24-2018 01:27 PM by FreddieMac | 0 comments »

So made some progress on the cabinet. First thing is I removed all the old shelves and the two front pieces. That left me with an open empty carcass. I took some 1/4 plywood and decided to start cutting out the sides and back for each self. I took a 1×3 and made a couple of new front stiles. The stiles are held in with glue and pocket screws. I used some scraps to build a simple interior support. I decided to do it this way because of cost. As I stated before the counter to...

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