Kitchen Remodel

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Project by Scott C. posted 01-21-2015 11:47 PM 2139 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I spent the better part of 2014 completely remodeling my Kitchen. Here are the finished pics, a more detailed write up can be found here:

I did all the work myself, except for the exterior doors and windows. I built the carcasses, slide out shelves, assembled and installed all the cabinets. Also did all the design, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, tile work, drywall, trim and paint. The cabinets are frameless, shaker style doors, cherry finished with General Finishes Enduro Var.

I did not make the doors or drawer boxes though. They came from Mid Michigan Wood Specialties whom I highly recommend to anyone looking to sub out doors. They did it for a very competitive price which made subbing them out an attractive option. I did however do all the finishing.

-- measure twice, cut once, swear and start over.

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#1 posted 01-22-2015 01:23 AM

Very nicely done. I have to admit, the sliding hide away gate is the coolest part.

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#2 posted 01-22-2015 01:45 AM

Nicely done. That’s a big job you took on and you’ve got reason to be proud of the results.

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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#3 posted 01-22-2015 02:18 AM

Nice job all around! I love cherry cabinets! That nice warm cherry wood makes for a beautiful kitchen. Excellent work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 01-22-2015 02:44 AM

As I posted on the your blog, Great Project. You did a wonderful job.

Thanks for sharing.

P.S. Great name. :-)

-- Scott in Texas

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#5 posted 01-22-2015 04:51 AM

Nice job on a huge project! Congrats on the results.

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#6 posted 01-22-2015 05:24 AM

Had to hide this post from my wife!
Our kitchen needs a remodel, are you available?

All kidding aside, outstanding job!

-- "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley

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#7 posted 01-22-2015 04:24 PM

Very nice. I too like the sliding doggie jail.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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