New cabinets for the Butlers Pantry

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Project by Alongiron posted 06-02-2012 12:20 PM 1749 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have replaced my old dated cabinets in my Butlers Pantry with some new QSWO cabinets that I have been making. I purchase all the oak rough sawn from a local sawmill and have been milling it down to make all the fronts. I have been using prefinished 3/4” oak plywood for the boxes. I still have yet to finish the counter tops and backsplash but I wanted to share these pictures with you all. I will have to say that the wine rack was a real pain in the rear but it turned out great. I finished the cabinets off with 2 coats of shellac onto the unstained oak to match the floor. I have included a few pictures of what the old ones looked like as well. Once I am done here, I will be moving into the Kitchen

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#1 posted 06-02-2012 12:41 PM

Sweet cabinets! Well done….....................Jim

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#2 posted 06-02-2012 02:20 PM


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#3 posted 06-02-2012 02:46 PM

Great job nice upgrade!

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#4 posted 06-02-2012 02:55 PM

wow, what a huge difference. really nice design and clean lines – I like it.

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#5 posted 06-03-2012 05:01 AM

Your butler’s pantry cabinets are really lovely. Your workmanship is certainly top-rate. However, if you were my neighbor, I would ask you kindly if you might consider “donating” your “old” cabinets to your neighbor. LOL I’m an old lady who still really likes raised cathedral doors!


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#6 posted 06-03-2012 04:19 PM

L/W I did donate the cabinets…to the local Habitat society..I hope they like raised cathedral doors as much as you do! I plan on donating all those in the kitchen as well.

Thanks for all the great comments!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#7 posted 06-08-2012 03:18 PM

As usual, another beautiful job from you, Steve.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#8 posted 06-30-2012 11:44 PM

Nice work and utilization of the space

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