It's impractical to respond to all messages but I needed to reposnd to
you, Geroge, because you hit the nail on the head! My wife has so
much, well, CRAP, that one of the big reasons I want to put in new
cabinets is to increase storage. She pile those top shelves
full...and then call me at work some morning whining that she can't
find something and she thinks it's in the back corner on the top
shelf. And it's too high for her to reach. And she's NOT going to
reach for it. I will need to get it as soon as I get home and that
will ruin blah, blah, blah.
I get yelled at because I cook, too. And I buy a lot of stuff. She
just doesn't understand that cooking is like woodworking: the right
tool for the right job makes life easier and the experience more
enjoyable. If it were up to her, I would still be using the
butterknife she and her mother used as a screwdriver.
But I don't care...I like your idea. I actuall have enough room
between the top of the cabinets and the ceiling to put either an
additional shelf inside the cabinet or even install an additional
door, maybe even, and have separate cabinets above the cabinet. Sort
of gives me a reason to try and make doors with glass in them, even.
I will say that I am thinking about cheating a little and ordering the
doors and drawer fronts. I am ambitious but I don't have oodles of
time at this point. Plus it seems to me that those pieces are the
Kid I worked with and his father both were woodworkers with Unisaws
and in remodel thay decided to make cabinets and but doors. I made
pull out drawers for cabinets above fridge and oven with low
front/sides that make reclaiming items MUCH easier than before.
On 10 Nov 2003 11:08:13 -0800, email@example.com (Ray Kinzler)
Ray, I'm on your side. I started a similar project from zero (I mean zero
tools and zero capital) So I'd like to exchange experiences about the
experiences in facing such a project. You can reach me at
On 10 Nov 2003 06:45:17 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Ray Kinzler)
I get the feeling this isn't a popular book, but I bought it years ago
and it got me through my first "real" woodworking project.
"Building Your Own Kitchen Cabinets" by Jere Cary
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