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Mailee04/09/2012 19:39:30
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Over the past couple of days I have been making some kitchen cabinets.
maple veneered MDF and they will have a clear 2 pack finish.
Wolfie05/09/2012 14:24:18
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nice job Mailee, do you ever get some free time for yourself? Silly question but what exactly is clear 2 pack? I take it is some spray finish? Well done

cheers Ian

daveO05/09/2012 15:36:49
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Nice job mate its refreshing to see some quality hand crafted kitchen units for a change

far better than the chipboard crap I end up fitting by the 100's


Mailee05/09/2012 20:26:01
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Thanks guys. Ian, I dont get a lot of time for myself but tonight I have just been out for a ride on my friends bike to unwind a bit and it was nice. The finish I mention is indeed a spray finish. it is Morrells AC lacquer. i use a sealer coat first and then a clear over it.

Well Dave these are to match some chipboard crap that are mounted on the opposite wall, i think they will outlast them though. LOL.

Ivor the engine06/09/2012 03:15:47
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Well said Mailee you are doing a grand job I know the feeling,


Mailee08/09/2012 18:38:00
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I have almost finished the kitchen cabinets. I am waiting for some maple to make the cornice and plinth for them, and a couple of sets of hinges. Here are a couple of shots of them.
Mailee16/09/2012 20:02:38
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I finally got the kitchen cabinets fitted after waiting an age for the maple to make the mouldings! :roll:
Excuse the poor photos as I forgot my camera and took these with my phone. Mind you it does show the cabinets in their true colours which match the originals on the opposite wall. :D
my customer was very happy with them and has ordered a large oak computer desk. so I went home with two cheques. :D
David Nevin18/09/2012 12:20:37
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Mailee how did you finish the edges of the walnut faced MDF with hard wood or iron on strip would be interested to see close up if possible



Mailee18/09/2012 21:30:54
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Sorry David, bit late for a close up. They were iron on edging strips on this one. I usually use solid wood but used the edging for speed on this job.

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