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Enclosed kitchen - mid-sized traditional l-shaped dark wood floor enclosed kitchen idea in Chicago with recessed-panel cabinets, a farmhouse sink, wood countertops, white cabinets, white backsplash, stone tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and an island —  Houzz
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awkelm wrote:September 24, 2012
  • francineking
    3 years ago

    Hi I Iove this kitchen!!!! What is the countertop made out of? What did you use for the backsplash? & what is the butcher block on the island made out of?

  • francineking
    3 years ago

    I see that the stove hood goes all the way to the ceiling....is the crown molding on the ceiling the same as the crown molding on the cabinets? do you have a name for crown molding? Is there a corner block used to marry the two?

jreid356 wrote:May 22, 2012
Eva Morano wrote:December 6, 2012
  • westportmary
    6 years ago
    What is the backsplash? I love it!
  • casablanca103
    6 years ago
    It looks like carrera marble subway tile to me, but can't quite tell.
alyssacullen wrote:August 31, 2012
kmerbear wrote:April 10, 2014
  • Sheri
    5 years ago
    Love the wood top on island. What kind of wood is it?
  • PRO
    Oakley Home Builders
    5 years ago
    The island countertop is made of treated walnut.
rskeldon wrote:February 10, 2014
  • joycealaina
    6 years ago
    beautifully done!
  • PRO
    Green Mountain Custom Butcher Block
    5 years ago
    last modified: 5 years ago
    The island looks like Eastern Black Walnut. Given the matte appearance, it looks like a Natural Oil finish. Walnut darkens up nicely with only an oil finish (no need for stain). A Natural Oil finish is suitable for chopping on. It does require a bit of maintenance (i.e. re-oiling occasionally). This island is a great element in this kitchen. Love how the clean white is offset by the warm color of this island. Nice work.
Maria Anselmo wrote:August 26, 2012
dominiquept wrote:August 7, 2012
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kbella wrote:November 27, 2011
  • PRO
    The Shabby Nest
    8 years ago
    Valspar's Ultra White is a similar color.
  • elleneric
    6 years ago
    They said above it is called White Dove
bishops51 wrote:July 6, 2011
  • PRO
    KitchenLab Interiors
    8 years ago
    I think that's oiled teak.Gorgeous.
  • PRO
    William Rogers Wood Countertops
    8 years ago
    Hello, To me it looks like Walnut. It could be teak but the light portions point to walnut. You can lean more about walnut counters at www.williamrogersco.com
L Fandrey wrote:December 18, 2015
  • PRO
    Oakley Home Builders
    3 years ago

    The countertop is a custom piece we had done by Brakur Custom Cabinetry. It is solid walnut with an ogee edge.

Libby Blaker Sanders wrote:April 17, 2015
  • PRO
    Oakley Home Builders
    3 years ago

    Thank you, Libby. The countertop is a custom piece we had done by Brakur Custom Cabinetry. It is solid walnut with a 3" ogee edge.

cherylgarber1 wrote:January 30, 2015
  • PRO
    Oakley Home Builders
    3 years ago

    The flooring is Select Oak 3 1/4" with Dark Stain mounted on 45" angle.

Gabriela Richardson wrote:November 25, 2012
  • PRO
    Oakley Home Builders
    7 years ago
    Our Cabinets are custom made by Brakur. Thanks for asking!!
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                        lauriemiller57 wrote:January 25, 2012

                          What Houzz contributors are saying:

                          rebekahzaveloff
                          KitchenLab Interiors added this to 15 Elements of a Traditional KitchenFebruary 10, 2012

                          This kitchen shows some of these architectural elements: hearthlike hood surround, pilasters on the island, furniture toe kick and more.

                          What Houzzers are commenting on:

                          webuser_164481112
                          Sherry Johnson added this to My ideasMarch 13, 2020

                          everything - subway tile backsplash

                          debrafarley
                          debrafarley added this to 2020 Kitchen RenovationMarch 8, 2020

                          Love the wood on island, cabinets are pretty

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