Cabinet refinish

Project by Jimthecarver posted 12-17-2008 06:42 AM 4407 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some friends ask if I could do somthing with the old cabinets in thier kitchen. They didnt want to rip everything out and start over.
So I built new doors and drawers annd drawer fronts, then sanded and refinished the casework.
I didnt get before pics this time because they had already removed the doors and had started striping the cabinets. Then realized it was a bit more of a job than they wanted to attempt.
All in all I think it came out alright.
Thanks for looking.

-- AKA.....Jimthecarver on LJ's

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posted 04-26-2008 03:32 AM

Outstanding job, Jim. I think that’s the only way to go with old cabinets. Looks like a brand new kitchen.

-- Tim

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posted 04-26-2008 12:16 PM

awsome kitchen job jim . very well layed out . nice finish also

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posted 04-26-2008 06:38 PM

Great looking kitchen Jim. Just curious, why did they go with the high gloss finish on the cabinets? Most around here I have seen are satin finish.

-- Bill - Turlock, Ca. - http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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posted 04-26-2008 07:14 PM

Very nice,

-- Joey ~~ Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.wordpress.com/

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posted 04-26-2008 08:53 PM

The owner said “I want it glossy! as high of a shine as I could get”. So I gave them 6 coats of High build poly gloss.
I myself like satin also on casework.
Thank you all for the comments, its much appreciated.

-- AKA.....Jimthecarver on LJ's

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posted 04-30-2008 02:51 PM

Great job!
What kind of varnish did you use?I also like satin finishes!

-- Eklectic,Follow Your Bliss!!

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posted 04-30-2008 03:39 PM

Minwax High build poly gloss is what is applied.
Thank you for looking.

-- AKA.....Jimthecarver on LJ's

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posted 08-15-2009 05:34 PM

Nice work!


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posted 08-28-2009 07:17 PM

I’m a satin kind of person I don’t like the plastic look. Nice job on the build. Actually the hi shine looks good in that situation.

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