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Shaker Quartersawn Oak, 1908 Foursquare Kitchen Remodel Complete

davetz
October 4, 2009

Our summer kitchen remodel is complete in our 1908 Foursquare home. We opted for somewhat of a period-true design along with flsuh inset cabinets.

Many thanks to members here for posting, input and ideas. Special mention to kitchenkelly for her banquette design and photos.

Let me know what you think and thanks for looking!

dave

Here are the details:

60% DIY (Demo, electrical, plumbing, paint, finish trim, tile, knobs and pulls)

Timeline: Summer 2008 - design finalized; July 1, 2009 -groundbreaking; July 22, 2009 - first meal in kitchen, appliances back in; early September, 2009 - finish details such as trim, backsplash, counters, knobs and pulls complete.

Materials:

Cabinets: custom built stained Quartersawn Oak

Counters: Zodiaq Woodland Grey with integral runnels (drainboard)

Sink: Franke OAX-110 Super Single

Faucet: Kohler Forte (ebay)

Back Door and Transom (Fullview with operable

blinds): Thermatru

Casement Window: Anderson

Appliances: various Stainless steel - Amana, GE (counter depth fridge)

Range Hood: Vent-a-Hood PRH-9130-SS (ebay)

Lighting: Sconces - Schoolhouse Lighting Hand Painted Emory

Single

Pendant and Semi-flush - Rejuvenation

Undercabinet lights - American Lighting Brushed

Nickel

Fan: Emerson Atomical Brushed Steel (ebay)

Speakers: Bose 190 In-Ceiling with independant volume controls

White Plugmold

Knobs and Pulls: Lee Valley Antique Pewter

Doorknobs: VanDyke's Restorer's Octagon Knobs with Brushed Nickel Backplates

Backsplsh Tile: Dirk Elliott Breeze Subway Tile

Decorative Insert Tile (in upper cabinets): Motawi 6"X6" Mountain and Valley Landscape tiles

Banquette: Custom design based on kitchenkelly's and Crownpoint's (painted maple and stained oak), self built

Drawer slides: Blum Tandem self close/soft close undermount

Door hinges: Blum with Soft Close



Without Further adieu, the photos:




Before





After




Before




After



Packing up





Our temporary sink - lots of takeout, no paper plates!



Demolition



Drywall finishing



Floors refinished



Cabinet installation



First meal cooked in the new kitchen - from the Farmer's Market





Counter installation



My little helper



Backsplash complete



Backsplash with Plugmold and Undercabinet Lights



Leaded Glass Window Insert



Motawi Tiles



Banquette, Fridge, Microwave



Overall Southwest Aerial View

Here is a link that might be useful: For the whole set of photos - check out the website and slideshow

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