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Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Kitchen Desk

The desk area in the kitchen serves as a perfect spot to leave messages and important information. Magnetic primer and chalkboard paint make a great backsplash and the built-in cabinetry blend seamlessly with the rest of the kitchen.
Photo by Mike Mroz of Michael Robert Construction
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sammed88 wrote:
Paint of the cupboard . - Which shade of White is the paint.....is it lacquer or deco?? Also it matte or glossy finish
   Comment   March 8, 2014
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Michael Robert Construction
These are Brookhaven cabinets in Nordic white
March 8, 2014 at 8:14am   
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mrsbrad wrote:
Desk length - What is the length of the desk? Thank you!
   Comment   December 14, 2013
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Michael Robert Construction
6'8". Width is 2'2".
December 16, 2013 at 12:15pm   
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baczkowski wrote:
Crown moulding - How thick is the moulding and what is the design name?
     Comment   March 28, 2013
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baozhenchen
what are the width and depth of this desk?
Thanks
December 3, 2013 at 8:40am     
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6'8" x 2'2"
December 3, 2013 at 10:37am   
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Tammy Ogden wrote:
what size is the window in this picture??
   Comment   February 4, 2013
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Michael Robert Construction
Approx 28" x 44"
February 5, 2013 at 3:16pm   
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teniellec wrote:
Love the chalkboards. Is this chalkboard paint, Stick ons, Actual chalkboards?
     Comment   September 17, 2012
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Michael Robert Construction
thank you! this is several coats of magnetic primer, followed by chalkboard paint. We love having it there and are looking forward to doing a whole wall soon for the kids!
September 17, 2012 at 6:42am     
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staceyochs wrote:
Beautiful!! Would you please share the brookhaven cabinetry color... is this alpine white or nordic?
     Comment   August 30, 2012
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rbombach
What is the paint color on the walls?
April 2, 2013 at 6:22pm   
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This is Skimming Stone, by Farrow & Ball
April 2, 2013 at 6:29pm   
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suziq88 wrote:
may ihave the dimensions of the cabinets in this photo - we are, at this moment, having these cabinets built..by hand. I would so appreciate the dimensions of these cabinets. thank you
   Comment   July 24, 2012
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Michael Robert Construction
The lowers are 28.5" h x 23"w x 24.5"d. The uppers are 45"h x 23"w x 13"d.
Good luck!
July 25, 2012 at 12:30pm   
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jacob0621 wrote:
Did you modify the chain on the light fixture? - The chain looks different, better :), than the chain on Pottery Barn website. I would appreciate any information you can give me.
   Comment   July 7, 2012
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Michael Robert Construction
Nope, didn't do anything to the fixture at all. Love it!
July 7, 2012 at 11:55am   
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kjalmy wrote:
Cabinet Door Style - Hi- I see these are Brookhaven cabinets, do you know which door style these are? Thanks
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lindascheng
Hi, could you please let us know what color were the cabinets in? what color was used for the trim and molding pieces? Thanks!
February 8, 2013 at 6:18pm   
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They are Nordic white. The trim was sprayed to match.
February 8, 2013 at 8:16pm   
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stalosid wrote:
How much space is in between the desktop and the mail slots?
   Comment   May 26, 2012
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Michael Robert Construction
Sorry it has taken me this long to respond. Are you still interested in the dimensions? If you are, I will measure ASAP and get back to you.
May 29, 2012 at 9:14pm   
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Michael Robert Construction
There are 17.25" between the countertop and the bottom of the cabinets/mail slots.
May 30, 2012 at 5:59pm   
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piancess wrote:
Where can I buy the cabinet hardware (pulls & knobs)?
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piancess
Thanks so much!!
May 5, 2012 at 4:35pm   
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Michael Robert Construction
You are so welcome! Please let me know if I can help you with anything else. Good luck with your project!
May 5, 2012 at 9:11pm   
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masonj wrote:
What material is this counter? Granite or marble maybe?
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I saw a comment in the kitchen that it is White Carrara Marble.
April 1, 2012 at 4:10am   
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Michael Robert Construction
It is honed white Carrara marble.
April 1, 2012 at 5:03am   
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Watkins Services wrote:
What are the dimensions of this desk space, please?
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Watkins Services
Thank you!
May 13, 2012 at 11:45am   
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Michael Robert Construction
very close! it is 6'8" wide by 2'2" deep. Sorry it took me so long, this question seems to have gotten lost!
August 22, 2012 at 4:30pm   
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juliehagerty wrote:
Who makes the light fixture
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March 6, 2012 at 11:53am   
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duds wrote:
what is the floor and color
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The floor is 4" oak with 3 coats of water based polyeurathane. We purposely went with a lower grade oak for more natural knots and variation in the board colors. The water-based poly lightens and accentuates the wood, instead of giving it a yellow, red, or golden hue like oil-based poly does.
March 5, 2012 at 5:03pm   
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charliejo33 wrote:
can you order these cabinets? I would like the exact design but with another cabinet where the window is.
   Comment   February 25, 2012
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mmann1578
Thank you so much for your speedy response
July 14, 2012 at 8:09pm   
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You're welcome! Good luck.
July 14, 2012 at 9:08pm   
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3xaqueen wrote:
Do you have a picture of this window desk unit in wood tones instead of white
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No, sorry.
February 22, 2012 at 6:39am   
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