AHMANN LLC
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Kitchen View

An open plan within a traditional framework was the Owner’s goal - for ease of entertaining, for working at home, or for just hanging out as a family. We pushed out to the side, eliminating a useless appendage, to expand the dining room and to create a new family room. Large openings connect rooms as well as the garden, while allowing spacial definition. Additional renovations included updating the kitchen and master bath, as well as creating a formal office paneled in stained cherry wood.

Photographs © Stacy Zarin-Goldberg
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stoltzr wrote:
Cabinet and hutch - Could you please tell me more about the great hutch. Is it possible to special order and ship ?
   Comment   December 15, 2012
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This is from a cabinet line carried by Stuart Kitchens in Bethesda, MD.

Thanks,

Tom
February 20, 2013 at 4:57AM   
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Helena Carleton wrote:
what is the depth of the bench? - How deep is the seating and does it maintain equal depth all the way around, even the corner seats?
   Comment   November 13, 2012
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The bench is about 19 inches deep and is fairly consistent relative to the custom oval table.

Tom
December 6, 2012 at 9:36AM     
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Lynda wrote:
Window - I am wanting to build a similar built-in in my new home. Could you tell me the height of the window - from the floor to the bottom of the window? thank you.
   Comment   October 6, 2012
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Approximately 34 inches. Good luck!

Tom
November 1, 2012 at 11:14AM     
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nader8055 wrote:
Floor space minimums for a design like this - What would be the floor space requirements for a nook bench like this? My kitchen has no eat in area and this may be the best option. I just want to know if I would have enough space for it to allow easy ingress/digress
   Comment   August 6, 2012
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nader8055
Never mind. I see it from the dining room pic and figured out the layout using the picture from the backyard. That being said, if it were not part of a main traffic area, how much width would you allocate at minimum?
August 9, 2012 at 3:26PM   
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Perhaps 8 feet by 6 feet.

Tom
August 10, 2012 at 5:16AM      Thanked by nader8055
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trent15 wrote:
Is the floor oak?
   Comment   July 24, 2012
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Yes this is a red oak strip floor.

Tom
July 25, 2012 at 9:07AM   
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waterloo9885
what stain did you use on the red oak?
September 29, 2012 at 5:05AM   
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p1riethmiller wrote:
Who is the source for the table! I love it!
   Comment   May 13, 2012
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The table top was custom made and the bases were ordered online from tablebases.com - lots of great options.

Tom
May 15, 2012 at 2:26PM     
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lbalkan wrote:
Where can I get that table?
   Comment   April 18, 2012
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The table top was custom made and the bases were ordered online from tablebases.com - lots of great options.
May 31, 2012 at 5:32AM   
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chris65a wrote:
Where can I find the pendant light? thanks!
   Comment   March 12, 2012
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If Restoration Hardware no longer carries it, try Hudson Valley Lighting. They manufacture a lot in this style.
May 3, 2012 at 8:18AM   
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Also try Rejuvenation. This looks very much like their schoolhouse pendant with an optional shade. http://www.rejuvenation.com/fixshowC750/templates/selection.phtml?n=v&custom_code=19rc3&&custom_code=19rc3&newC750[15SHADE]=356CE
May 3, 2012 at 8:29AM   
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idem wrote:
How do you prevent the white to become yellow with time? - With time my laminate kitchen has become yellow? What can be done? Cannot paint the walls white anymore because it accentuates the yellowed cabinets.
   Comment   March 9, 2012
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Emily Hurley
I think there are certain kinds of paints that yellow less than others, but once they are yellow, your option is probably only to repaint them.
March 23, 2012 at 4:30PM   
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We use Benjamin Moore Paint. The whites hold up well. The cabinets have a factory finish and will also be color true for a good while (not counting dirty fingers).

Tom
June 26, 2012 at 11:47AM   
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livwoods wrote:
what colour is the room?
   Comment   March 9, 2012
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The ceiling is Benjamin Moore Ceiling White 258 and the Walls are Benjamine Moore American White 2112-70.
March 9, 2012 at 5:43PM   
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Tara Kearney wrote:
Fabric used in window seat? - I really like the fabric used in the window seat. Can you please tell me the name of the pattern and where you ordered? Thanks!
   Comment   June 4, 2014
kurlyme wrote:
where to get this table, costs and dimensions?
   Comment   May 2, 2014
dreacorator wrote:
Whatkind of design professional would I need to build this windowseat? - I have an existing bay window that needs to be changed, but I also want to build a seat with a high back like this. I have been to design build firms but I am not confident they had the know how. I am in NJ (not in MD, unfortunately). Should I be going to an architect instead?
   Comment   April 18, 2014
amurphy1800 wrote:
Annette - Where did you get the table ?
   Comment   November 24, 2013
lupe22 wrote:
Countertop please? - Countertop please
   Comment   August 29, 2013
warkim wrote:
Floor stain color?
   Comment   April 30, 2013

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