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We recently took a typical Eichler kitchen and removed a few walls and all of the old cabinets and Installed new Vertical Grain Walnut Cabinets for a truly contemporary look. Touch latches, custom pull-outs, Dovetailed Maple drawer boxes, soft close drawer slides, Waterfall counter-top and a new dining table built on to the Island in the old Eichler tradition. Below are a few Before and after pictures and below that is a link to our full video walk through of the completed project on our YouTube channel.
Pictures of Kitchen --BEFORE -- the remodel
These are the Two walls that were Modified
On Left -- Wall increased to 27" in order to move the Double oven
On Right -- Wall removed at Island to open up the room
These are the -- AFTER -- Pictures taken when our remodel was complete
There is alot going on this year, stay tuned for updates on other projects, in the coming weeks
Have a great weekend, Patrick
We just completed a 60"w x 30"h cherry dining table for some clients that wanted the ability to flip the center portion of the table to convert it into a felt poker table when needed. Table is completed and just went to our finishing shop, here are a few pictures of the project in progress before finishing and Felt , I'll add more after it comes back from the finisher.
All Cherry on one side
The Flip Cherry border with FELT in the center
And there you have it ...
I will add a few more pictures in a week or so when the Finishing is completed and the Felt is Installed.
Hope everyone has an amazing week :-) Patrick
We recently had the opportunity to transform a vinyl faced overlay kitchen into a new modern Cherry kitchen.
Our client recently purchased their home in Mountain View and could not live with the Horrible looking kitchen, so they gave us a call for a free consultation to see what could be done.
Below are a before and after shot of the same section of cabinets , it is quite a drastic transformation:
BEFORE REFACE - Random Overlay AFTER REFACE - Flush Overlay
Spaces between ranging from 1/2" to 3 1/4" 3/32" Between all doors and drawer fronts
We changed the exterior of the cabinets from fake vinyl to Real Cherry with all new doors and drawer fronts, all new dovetailed roll-outs, all new dovetailed maple drawers on premium soft close drawer slides, a new maple corner susan, new crown molding, and modified the existing Microwave space to accommodate a built-in Microwave.
Below are a few more BEFORE REFACE pictures
Below are a few " AFTER REFACE " pictures
Stay Tuned for more projects coming soon, Patrick
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Our client in Mountain View had a fireplace insert that needed a little help. The addition of the Granite helped quite a bit, but it still needed a little pop, so he asked us to build a Cherry Fireplace Mantle to surround the Granite and cover-up all of the drywall. The Pictures below show the mantle when completed and the Video allows you to walk around the unit and see the details.
For More Pictures available in our Web Portfolio click here.
For our video of the project on our YouTube channel click here
Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season, Patrick
We just completed a small project where the client had an open display cabinet that was quite ornate and she wanted to simplify the design to match the rest of her interior and add some glass doors, glass shelves and a few lights.
Here are the before, during and after photos.
Below shows the BEFORE This is DURING the modification
and below shows the completed Pictures with lights off and lights on
And here are a few close-ups of the details.
And Here is the Finished Product ... ...
Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks, Patrick
Another Palo Alto Craftsman Style renovation nears completion as the clients move in. We are still working on a new front porch and steps to complete the project but here are some pictures of the completed interior. We opened up the walls, framed and added a few rooms, built and installed new cabinets throughout the house, as well as the custom closets, windows and doors. Re finished the stairway and floors, added new drywall, siding, and moldings and re-painted the entire house inside and out.