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  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-09-2020, 05:37 AM)fredhargis Wrote: A job well done, you can be justifiably proud of the way it turned out! Can I ask, what cook top is that you selected?  (PS, love the dog!) Thank you.  It's a...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-10-2020, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: wood counter top with herringbone corner?
Post: RE: wood counter top with herringbone corner?

(09-10-2020, 09:39 AM)Willyou Wrote: Duane, That looks great! Good job. Couple of  questions: Did you finish both sides equally? How many bolts did you use? Would you let us know and show us some ph...
Duane N Woodworking 23 3,498 09-10-2020, 03:46 PM
  0 Thread: wood counter top with herringbone corner?
Post: RE: wood counter top with herringbone corner?

I finished my Walnut counter tops about 6 months ago and considered a herringbone pattern at the miter but thought about what's involved getting everything perfect and considering end grain glue joint...
Duane N Woodworking 23 3,498 09-10-2020, 05:22 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

I'm past my 1 1/2 year time line remodeling my kitchen but it's getting close to being complete.  I did get a German Shepherd puppy while the remodel was going on, I work a full time job and I also bu...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-09-2020, 05:24 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing furnace vent
Post: RE: Replacing furnace vent

I'd also look at the slope of the exhaust and intake PVC pipes for the furnace.  They are supposed to slope back towards the furnace.   Glad you found the main issue.
Duane N Home Improvement 13 3,750 05-28-2020, 05:20 AM
  0 Thread: Heat Pump question
Post: RE: Heat Pump question

I have a 16 year old 14 seer Trane dual fuel split system currently and I would recommend going to dual fuel if you can afford it.  Mine switches over at 35 degrees using an outdoor air temperature se...
Duane N Home Improvement 12 3,090 04-30-2020, 04:05 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(02-02-2020, 02:43 PM)oakey Wrote: Duane Very nice is the final finish on that counter top. JUST  general finish stain polyurethane ? I am in the process of building a solid wood counter top for an...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 02-04-2020, 04:34 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

Thanks guys....reading compliments from way more experienced woodworkers than me is always nice.  I try my best at whatever hobby I do and try to learn something new each day.  Woodworking is a challe...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 01-28-2020, 04:52 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

I went a week without a kitchen sink as I finished the counter tops in place but after this weekend I now have a functioning sink and dishwasher so no more dishes in the bathtub.  :D [attachment=2355...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 01-27-2020, 05:20 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(01-26-2020, 06:21 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: How did your 45 on the big countertop turn out. I can't see it from here..... :winkgrin: The miters came out better than expected honestly.  I used a track saw...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 01-27-2020, 05:17 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

Since getting my German Shepherd puppy at 8 weeks old and is now almost 5 months old my kitchen remodel came to a halt because all of my attention has been towards her.  I also quit my job after worki...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 01-21-2020, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

Slow going on the Walnut counter tops for my kitchen but I did manage to apply the last coat of finish on the smaller top yesterday.  I'm going to let it sit for a few weeks before installing it and p...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 10-16-2019, 04:39 AM
  0 Thread: I like a challenge but....
Post: RE: I like a challenge but....

After about 3 hours of prep work and using three 3/4" Oak dowels I got it together with a tighter seam and it didn't shift.  The planks are 5" wide with a total of 5 boards making a 25" deep counter t...
Duane N Woodworking 11 3,447 09-28-2019, 10:12 AM
  0 Thread: I like a challenge but....
Post: I like a challenge but....

....not this much. This was attempt #3 to glue up the 2 small Walnut counter tops together last night.  The issue I've been having is the tops shifting as I clamp them together and the set up time fo...
Duane N Woodworking 11 3,447 09-28-2019, 04:18 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-16-2019, 07:48 AM)stav Wrote: Your idea for counter tops is great.  I have never seen anything like that before except as an accent.  Never the full span.  So far they look amazing.   Congrats ...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-16-2019, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

I started on the medium sized counter top to "practice" before I start on the 2-11 footers on the opposite side of the kitchen. Not finished yet...I just wet it down to raise the grain. [attachment=2...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-15-2019, 05:16 PM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-11-2019, 05:30 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: I came to Woodnet originally because I intended to build my own kitchen cabinets. I was by no means a woodworker, no table saw, no planer.. etc. After getti...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-11-2019, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-09-2019, 01:45 PM)crokett™ Wrote: What if you did a herringbone pattern over the corner cabinet rather than the miter? A good idea but I'm trying to keep it simple and will be happy with just a ...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-10-2019, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-08-2019, 07:58 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Some big bold dove tails along the miter would go nicely with big bold walnut. Maybe dove tailed end caps on the exposed ends. Not little cigar box dove tai...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-09-2019, 04:43 AM
  0 Thread: My kitchen remodel
Post: RE: My kitchen remodel

(09-08-2019, 08:01 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Bold move... Walnut countertops. I like it Expensive as well but still cheaper than stone. (09-08-2019, 10:14 AM)Stwood_ Wrote: :cool:  Whats your plan ...
Duane N Home Improvement 142 45,020 09-08-2019, 11:13 AM

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