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Project by ckip posted 04-07-2008 02:02 AM 3920 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flooring was shipped from Vermont and consisted of tongue and groove Hickory of various widths (3/4 inch thickness). We had it professionally installed and finished with an oil finish.

Cabinetry came from Home Depot – we chose Hickory, natural finish Kraftmaid. We designed a custom island separating the kitchen from the living room which had a raised portion on one end for bar seating.

To bring light into the room and accommodate the spaciousness of the 12 foot ceilings, we added transoms above the French doors (not shown in the photos) and above the window over the kitchen sink and cabinets, as well as over the 8 foot wide window in the living room. We chose Max-E windows by Millguard.

Our doors are solid fir, four paneled doors which we sanded and finished ourselves.

We had all the windows wrapped and chose 6 inch baseboards.

The hearth was constructed of man-made River Rock. We purchased a custom hewn mantle from a gentleman in Bend, Oregon who crafted it from a Juniper tree.

-- Kip, Shasta Co.,CA--"The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up."--Ogden's Law



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posted 04-07-2008 02:08 AM

Nice job on the whole process. I like the “light” feeling of the house with the natural hickory finish on everything.
The rock fireplace looks great too. You’ve got yourself a real nice house there.

-- Tim

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posted 04-07-2008 02:12 AM

i agree with tim looks very nice . can you get your pic a little bigger ?

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posted 04-08-2008 05:46 PM

Nice looking work. Yes, larger pictures would be a big help.

-- Bill - Turlock, Ca. - http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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posted 04-08-2008 05:46 PM

Opps, double post

-- Bill - Turlock, Ca. - http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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posted 04-09-2008 04:38 PM

Looking great! I love the floor!!

-- Proud to be an addicted LJ, GT and HR!

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hardwoodflooring

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posted 11-14-2009 07:32 PM

nice job. I love the flooring.

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Tony Friendly

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posted 01-11-2011 06:16 PM

Excellent selection of wood. Great work!

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andrewarren

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posted 09-18-2017 02:44 AM

Perfect and clean interior, equip this with unique furnishings then it can certainly be like a impressive lobby. By the way, the door is just this one I got http://caldwells.com/exterior-doors/front-doors.

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