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 Post subject: Kitchen Peninsula
PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:35 pm 
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Finally finished my latest project. While far from "Fine Woodworking" it is useful, functional and much nicer looking than what we had before. We've had our home in Aurora since 1992 and a few years after we moved in we found we needed a work surface by the phone in the kitchen. So, we bought 3, 2 drawer metal file cabinets and lined them up. But they weren't all the same height and they looked a little crappy, so I bought an Aspen panel, cut it to fit, rounded the edges and stained/finished it and it lived there for nearly 2 decades.

The file cabinets have rusted and bent over the years and my wife finally got me to get with it.
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The top is the original aspen top I made years ago. The rest is all red oak.

I also made 3 more shelves and once we clear out the majority of these old files, we'll have more space for other storage. I'm also planning to make doors for the openings later and maybe a new top that matches.

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 Post subject: Re: Kitchen Peninsula
PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:52 pm 
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Hey Frank,

Those Honey-Dos are important, they are your best friend when you need to buy a new tool, or machine. :wink:
Nice work.

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 Post subject: Re: Kitchen Peninsula
PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:52 pm 
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Looks good Frank, clean and functional.


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 Post subject: Re: Kitchen Peninsula
PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:29 pm 
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Very nice. If yer like me, 1 honey do down about 100 to go :>D


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 Post subject: Re: Kitchen Peninsula
PostPosted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:51 pm 
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Very nice. The cubby holes will come in handy for a lot of stuff. :)

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