Wife's kitchen update

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Project by dshute posted 02-07-2014 02:46 AM 2120 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an update to a previous project post. It’s been awhile because I’m doing everything, demolition, wiring, insulating, dry-walling, painting, cabinet making, counter top fabricating and installation. Only so many hours in a week around work and family.

The cabinet boxes are domestic 3/4” maple plywood. Solid wood is quarter sawn red oak for face frames, doors and drawers. Drawer boxes are 1/2” hard maple with baltic birch plywood bottoms. Finish is Waterlox original sealer finish.

I will update again as wall cabinets and trim are going in.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#1 posted 02-07-2014 03:44 AM

Great looking kitchen, lots of work to get to this point. I really like the cabinet color and design.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 05:51 AM

You’re doing a fabulous job on the kitchen. It’s a lot of work to do it all (we know from doing a few ourselves, too) but it is worth it in the end. Your wife has to be elated.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 08:06 AM

You have done a lot of work and it looks great.


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#4 posted 02-07-2014 11:56 AM

Great job, spot on

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-07-2014 12:35 PM

You are doing a fantastic job. the QS oak looks amazing.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 02-07-2014 03:11 PM

Looks great.

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#7 posted 02-07-2014 10:46 PM

Terrific job on a formidable project. Nice design as well. This will be a hard act to follow.

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#8 posted 02-07-2014 10:53 PM

That is a ton of work! Looks like it is coming along! Great job

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#9 posted 02-26-2014 08:32 PM

Nice job, congrats on all the hard work, doing it all sure does take time.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 06-30-2014 10:55 AM

Very nice work. I did the same with mine. Total gut of the kitchen and added wiring and spray foam. I used the same slides and love them and I also used quarter sawn red oak (for most of it). I look forward to seeing the rest.

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