Madson Design
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New kitchen contemporary-kitchen
 

New kitchen

Where an exterior wall once was there is now an island and open kitchen, facing a new family room.
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Carrol Molnar wrote:
Love the floor! What is the color and name?
   Comment   July 12, 2013
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Carrol Molnar
Hi Madson...Have redish oak kitchen cabinets and wondered what color laminate i should use?
July 12, 2013 at 8:57AM   
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Madson Design
Are you looking for wood laminate flooring? If so a lighter, more neutral wood tone would be a good counterbalance to the red oak cabinetry.
July 12, 2013 at 9:34AM      Thanked by Carrol Molnar
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caichele wrote:
is your island your kitchen table?
   Comment   September 24, 2012
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Yes, these are alder. Alder is one of the softer hardwoods, so it's more likely to acquire dings/ dents over time than, say, cherry. The advantage of alder, though, is that it maintains a consistent color over time, and costs less than cherry. Cherry is a good alternative to alder if you want a more durable wood, but it does cost more and does darken over time. Here's a Houzz article on the topic:
March 10, 2014 at 9:36AM   
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ktgrandy
Yes thanks. I LOVE the look of those cabinets. Maybe worth taking a chance on the Alder and just treating them very nicely:) Thanks for the article.
March 10, 2014 at 10:20AM   
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