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Kitchen Cabinets

08-15-2009 08:22 PM by akdale | 13 comments »

Working on new cabinets for my kitchen. Have many of the boxes done and all my uppers hung. No doors yet. Making from Walnut. Wife likes darker wood so I went that route. I was able to match our laminate wood floor very well. All are face frame construction, tongue and groove, with pocket holes in some areas. Using titebond III glue. Minwax polyshade in bombay mahogony. Two coats of that (wipe on) and then two spray on of poly clear. Letting off gas in the shed for two weeks prior to bringing into the house seems to be working well. for the doors we had thought we wanted cathedral but are now looking at just a simple raised panel with an edge treatment. Still going over that ...

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