Architect - Jack Viks midcentury kitchen
 

Architect - Jack Viks

Lake Forest, IL
Built: 1960

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brennan2000 wrote:
who manufactures these cabinets
   Comment   July 29, 2013
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jmwidmark wrote:
The cabinets are lovely! Are they custom or where can they be found? - Lovely cabinets
   Comment   February 14, 2013
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ronny360
You can't purchase these cabinets because they aren't manufactured anymore,these cabinets are from the 1960's.If you want one you'll have to have one custom built from a cabinetmaker or woodworking shop in your area.
September 30, 2013 at 4:50pm   
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genbre22 wrote:
where can i get sliding glass cabinet doors/hardware for my existing cabinets
   Comment   December 6, 2012
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cindymerle
Where to purchase floating sliding glass cabinet
January 3, 2013 at 1:57pm   
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ronny360
You can't purchase floating sliding glass cabinets because they aren't manufactured anymore,these cabinets are from the 1960's.If you want one you'll have to have one custom built from a cabinetmaker or woodworking shop in your area.
The hardware for these can be bought at most glass shops.
September 30, 2013 at 4:49pm   
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evvy2222 wrote:
what kind of wood is used here?
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Bentley Design
It appears to be a cabinet grade plywood , probably a maple veneer with a stain, Maple is a pretty whitish color.
April 7, 2012 at 4:49am   
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shesha wrote:
what material is used here for the back splash?
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That looks a lot like a Travertine, Crema Marfil marble or possibly ceramic.
July 24, 2011 at 8:53pm   
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Caitlin Mann wrote:
How did you refinish the cabinets? - I see these are original 60's mahogany, I have very similar wood built-ins and want this same look. Did you do anything do revive them? Restain or oil or varnish or something like that? Look forward to hearing from you, thanks!
   Comment   February 14, 2014
mwv1986 wrote:
Not a question, but a solution. - If anyone has questions about that particular house, feel free to ask me. I grew up there.
   Comment   January 10, 2014
nrichieri wrote:
Cool and retro...can you tell me how many inches from the floor is the bottom of the glass cabinet above the p
   Comment   April 17, 2013

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