Category Archives: kitchen cabinets

North Portland Bungalow

A just-finished classic kitchen remodel for some long-time Portland clients.  We’ve been steadily working our way through this whole-house makeover–from bathrooms to entertainment center to built-in bookshelves to this kitchen–since January 2009.  It’s a treat for me to build long-term … Continue reading

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Retaining the Charm of a Classic 1940s-era Kitchen

The standard casework style in 1940s and 50s era Eugene homes was the 3/8″ lip overlaying face frames, built in place by a finish carpenter, usually employing painted 3/4″ plywood for slab doors and drawer fronts.  Nothing fancy, a nice … Continue reading

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Cabinet Refacing: Bamboo Edition

Some before and after photos from a recent kitchen cabinet refacing, where we left the existing cabinet carcases and replaced the doors, hinges, drawer boxes, drawer fronts, and guides.  Disadvantages to this approach:  you’re stuck with your original layout and … Continue reading

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Look at this copper repoussé backsplash

Just look at it. Normally, I’d be upset to learn a client paid more for a backsplash than she did for her kitchen cabinets.  But not this time.  Read more about this lovely bit of copper art, Eugene’s Archive Designs, … Continue reading

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Register-Guard

Another bit of press in the Register-Guard Home and Garden section, this time covering a recent, straightforward kitchen designed by Allison Kelly of Delano Designs.  Hard to tell by the photos–click the ‘photo’ tab to see a couple–but it’s a … Continue reading

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Feedback

A nice note from a recent kitchen cabinet client whose home remodel is finally wrapping up: “Your excellent work on the cabinets is the centerpiece of our remodel–your sense of design, attention to detail, and willingness to collaborate and make … Continue reading

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Kitchen Refacing

A kitchen update where we kept the existing cabinet boxes and simply replaced the doors, drawers, hinges, and drawer guides.  The original cabinets were roughly 60 years old, with the standard painted 3/8″ overlay look, big face frames, and drawers … Continue reading

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Accessible Kitchen

A recent south Eugene kitchen for a client in a wheelchair–not ADA-compliant, but it does have some simple features that make working in the space a bit easier.  The counters are a bit lower than usual, specified at 34 1/2″.  … Continue reading

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Fir Cabinets to Match

Some clear vertical grain fir cabinets to match some existing casework in a south hills Eugene kitchen.  The design was a bit of a challenge, given that the existing cabinets had been built in place by a not-particularly careful finish … Continue reading

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MCM

Wrapping up the last details on the Adams Street kitchen.  You can read more about the cabinets and the larger remodel project on the client’s blog, Eugene Modern Monkey. The design, by David Schmitz of engage:ARCHITECTURE, has been a treat … Continue reading

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