That raised panel did not look that hard to duplicate...
if you can't shape a large piece then shape a couple smaller and laminate
together, Just a thought that what I did for the cabinet I built for my
Outsource your doors.
Find a shop which only makes cabinet doors and check their profiles-
One around here charges about 25 to 30 for paint (4 letter word in this
But if she doesn't like grain then save the money and time and go paint
It is tough to tell the exact details of the doors in the picture but
the only really tricky bit of construction in the doors that I can see
is obtaining the forty five degree miter where the rails and stiles come
I never made the rails and stile with that configuration myself but have
seen it explained in one or two of my reference books. From what I can
remember of the details I think I'd cheat and, using standard rail and
stile shaping bits in my table mounted router, mill them over length,
cut the miters to length, then assemble them using biscuits.
Couple of ideas:
Price out the cabinets from the store. That may convince her a your
suggested style is better
If above fails, price a divorce lawyer, then select cheapest option.
Maybe a compromise with a normal raised panel door and beading bit on the
edge. My first look at the doors was "wow, they look neat", but after
staring for a while, they look too busy for my tastes.
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