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Chestnut Hill kitchen Contemporary Kitchen, Philadelphia

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Example of a trendy kitchen design in Philadelphia with a single-bowl sink and soapstone countertops — Houzz

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pieton wrote:
what are the dimensions of this kitchen?
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I don't have the dimensions on hand anymore.
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pieton
Thank you
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mguarni wrote:
Did you leave the soapstone un-oiled or is it that light after oiling?
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this soapstone is un-oiled.
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Penelope Smith

Wow, this is a really interesting looking kitchen. I like the unique textures that are in this kitchen. Do you know what type of stone is on the countertop? It looks really cool, and I would like to have something like this in my own kitchen. http://empiremarblegranite.com/

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mimilez wrote:
Love the faucet - Is this Grohe's Minta?
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Yes, it is.
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Grohe is releasing a touch version of this faucet this month! Here's the details: http://www.grohe.com/uk/25484/kitchen/taps/minta-touch/
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caden19 wrote:
Counters - What kind of soapstone...I love it.
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It is from Bucks County Soapstone - www.bcsoapstone.com
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cathyfletch

per the bcsoapstone website, their stone is quarried in Brazil.


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coco9 wrote:
What are your reviews of granite sinks?
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Veronica
I purchased one of those black composite granite sinks to undermount in the kitchen and I love it ! The granite in my kitchen is quite busy so a dark sink was the perfect addition. Doesn't show much dirt, easy to clean and with the color being dark, it isn't very noticeable.
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This sink is Soapstone. I don't really have experience with granite sinks, so I can't comment on that.
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hildebrandrenovation wrote:
what is the faucet? - what is the faucet?
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It's a Grohe. I'm not sure which one.

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LLJ Lisa wrote:
Salvaged slate panels - Where did you find these salvaged slate panels?
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The client had them when we started the job. I don't know where they got them.

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Karen wrote:
Why is the soapstone unoiled? - Doesn't it need to be oiled to maintain it?
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If you leave soapstone unoiled, it will naturally darken but unevenly, most noticeably around areas used most frequently like the sink. Some people prefer this rustic look. The stone can always be oiled later on if the untreated results are not desirable. The oil is not a protectant nor does the stone need to be protected.

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jlh15 wrote:
Can you please tell me about the track hardware for the pantry doors?
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It was from Sugatsune. I don't have the exact spec.
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Modify Furniture wrote:
bamboO - what product did you use to finish the bamboo?
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An Osmo product. I don't recall which. It was rubbed on.
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lovewell wrote:
HI, can you tell me the name of this soapstone and where was it quarried? Thanks so much!
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I'm not sure of the specific variety, but it was quarried in Virginia. For more information: http://www.alberenesoapstone.com/
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brperry wrote:
what is the wall covering behind the chalkboards?
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It is Plyboo brand bamboo plywood. www.plyboo.com
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bettygott wrote:
What is the name of the granite used on these counters?
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It's not granite, it's soapstone.
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thalls wrote:
Can you advise what brand/color is the far left chalkboard panel?
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is actually salvaged slate from an old school, not paint.
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Glo Haley wrote:
What is the sink material? - What is the sink material?
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Beverly wrote:
Laminate vs hard surface in kitchen, in a 300 ,000
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