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Project by iminmyshop posted 03-20-2014 12:43 AM 2371 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The kitchen was filled with old, dark cabinetry when we moved in. This was another home improvement project where I wish I’d taken some before photos. These cabinets have a Maple panel with a Birdseye Maple frame. The glass is a smoky glass. By the time the project was done, it felt like my shop was a door and drawer factory.

The cutout on the island was suggested by my brother-in-law. He bet it would become a gathering place. He was right. When we have company, people seem to gather in that little open corner.

Because of the environment, the cabinets were finished with polyurethane.

If you are ever having difficulty justifying this expensive hobby, redo your kitchen. You will get the cabinets you want and pay for your shop several times over.

-- http://www.alansfinewoodworking.com/





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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#1 posted 03-20-2014 01:17 AM

Excellent completion of am ambitious project

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 02:44 AM

Looks great – I like the smoked glass detail. Impressive result on a huge project!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 03-20-2014 04:41 AM

Very nice looking cabinets and an interesting application of the smoked glass. You must feel very satisfied for such a large undertaking which turned out so well.

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#4 posted 03-20-2014 02:31 PM

llooks great

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#5 posted 03-20-2014 09:00 PM

I love the arc that the top edge of the smoked glass makes, and carries across the row of cabinets. I’ve never seen anything like that before, and it’s very impressive. Kudos!

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#6 posted 03-21-2014 03:14 AM

Very nice.

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#7 posted 03-21-2014 05:28 AM

Very Nice! & Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#8 posted 03-22-2014 11:12 AM

Nice touch with the arched smoked glass panels!

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