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Microhouse fremont cottage - reclaimed fir cabinets

Moving the cabinet uppers to one pantry wall allowed us to open up to the outside which makes the kitchen feel more spacious.

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Cecile Durand wrote:
What is the tile size? 2x6? - I am looking through the Ann Sacks catalog but can't find anything similar. I love it!
   Comment   February 20, 2014
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Hi Cecile, The tiles are 1 5/8"+x 3 5/8". In answer to previous questions, The grout color is an off-white.
February 20, 2014 at 3:58pm      Thanked by Cecile Durand
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vvcoleman wrote:
Beautiful kitchen!! What color is on the walls?
   Comment   November 17, 2013
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Thank you, the wall color is C2 retro lime green
November 18, 2013 at 6:00am     
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cjulie27 wrote:
Love the fir cabinets. This is the look we are going for. - What kind of finish/oil did you use?
   Comment   July 15, 2013
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I really like working with tung oil because it lets the wood's natural beauty shine.
July 15, 2013 at 5:24pm      Thanked by cjulie27
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Did you stain the fir with anything or is it just pure tung oil? We are noticed that the fir can be of really different hues and look striped; used some fir for a ceiling and are worried that our cabinets might look striped if we don't homogenize all the variability with a stain. Your cabinets all seem to be of a similar hue.
September 25, 2013 at 8:17am   
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cjulie27 wrote:
What kind of wood is the floor (and is it stained; if so, with what)? - We love this kitchen!!
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Bruce Parker
reclaimed top nailed oak, no stain
July 6, 2013 at 9:13am   
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ramatadiallo wrote:
I love this kitchen! What is the name of those pendant ligths?
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cnat wrote:
paint - I love so many elements of this kitchen. What is the wall color?
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Stem Green is a similar color.
June 14, 2012 at 9:19am   
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Suzanne & Ken Peters wrote:
Can you tell me color of the Ann Sacks element field tile and the color of gout? Thx
   Comment   September 16, 2011
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Tile: ginger spice gloss. White grout not sure exact color. -Microhouse
September 16, 2011 at 1:25pm   
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Suzanne & Ken Peters
Thanks; we ordered the same field tile and in the same color. Your grout looks dark. Is it really White?
September 17, 2011 at 12:49pm   
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What color grout did you use with the Ann Sacks Spiced Ginger tile?
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

All of the cabinets in the kitchen were custom designed by Parker and Sidhu. Although stylistically they were inspired by famed architecture firm Greene and Greene, they also put a huge emphasis on reclaimed materials. "Using reclaimed woods saved on material costs, but added a lot of time," Parker says. Reclaimed fir was used for the cabinetry, shelving and window frames. The flooring is made of salvaged oak topnail, which blends with the rest of the home. Where reclaimed materials weren't used, the couple opted for hard-wearing materials such as the honed black granite countertops and the backsplash from the Ann Sacks Element series.
Ivon Street Studio added this to Ecofriendly Kitchen: Healthier Kitchen Cabinets
Salvaged wood. The most sustainable option, salvaged wood delivers richness and personality with its history. Seek out wood with a story that you will enjoy sharing with its admirers. This sunny kitchen is outfitted with salvaged Douglas fir cabinets built onsite.

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