Kitchen reface

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Project by Moron posted 02-03-2012 06:29 PM 1983 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Same kitchen, just re-faced. The old doors were given away, retro plastic laminate super heavy, super ugly….replaced with rift sawn white oak, book matched and sequenced.

For any one in the business, re-facing is simple quick with a healthy profit margin. It’s appealing to the consumer as it’s about 1/3 the cost of replacing the kitchen. You (in most cases ) just refinish the old doors where the stains and coatings are “tired” looking. Had great results with conversion varnishes avoiding the perils of coating compatibility


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#1 posted 02-03-2012 06:57 PM

very nice! I love the long handles. Gives it a very contemporary look.

-- Steve, Michigan - "Every piece of work is a self portrait of the person who accomplished it - autograph your work with excellence!" - Author unknown

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#2 posted 02-03-2012 06:59 PM

what did you do about the face frames or did you just replace those as well

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#3 posted 02-03-2012 07:02 PM

A big change ,it looks great. Refacing cabinets can be a good profit center.


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#4 posted 02-03-2012 07:18 PM

Thank you for the kind words

@Buchshot10………they are euro cabinets there for no face framing

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#5 posted 02-04-2012 03:18 PM

Wow, what a transformation! I can’t guess how much of the change is due to the paint. It defiantly has an impact. The new stove top and frig change the look as well. The new cabinet doors look great. Add all the changes together and it’s quite dynamic.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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