Archive for the 'Ranney Kitchen' Category

Ranney Kitchen 9

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

These pictures of the finished kitchen are quite late. I have been to busy working on other jobs to make it back to the job site until the other day. Enjoy! This pantry wall, just opposite the cabinety in the previous picture, is quite striking, and it holds an absolute ton of stuff!

Ranney Kitchen 8

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Four days later my brother and I came back to install the upper cabinets and the pantry cabinets.  All the sheetrock repair had been completed, the can lights were installed, and the wiring for the undermount outlets and lighting was pulled. First, we mounted a level cleat on each wall that the cabinets sat on […]

Ranney Kitchen 7

Friday, November 21st, 2008

In order for the granite company to guarantee the counter tops by Thanksgiving, the base cabinets had to be installed by Monday, November 10th.  So, here are my brother and I are on Monday afternoon installing the four base cabinets. The base cabinets went in on leveling feet in the front and a 4″ cleat […]

Ranney Kitchen 6

Friday, November 21st, 2008

The much anticipated day to demo the existing kitchens cabinetry, counters, and back splash finally arrived.  I was being paid to do what we dream of doing as kids…tear stuff apart!  Granted, I couldn’t just go in swinging with a sledge hammer, but it was close enough to be lots of fun. Here is what […]

Ranney Kitchen 5

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

A shot looking down on the cabinet that holds the lazy susan and the cabinet to the left that holds four drawers and a spice pull-out.  The cabinet that holds the lazy susan has the corners angled with melamine to prevent spillage of items from the lazy susan into the deep, dark recesses of the […]

Ranney Kitchen 4

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The finishing process for these cabinets is a little different than a usual stained finish.  Instead of using a stain on the face frames and door panels, we are using a stain glaze to achieve the look the clients desire.  Also, rather than staining the bare wood before spraying on two or three coats of […]

Ranney Kitchen 3

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

While I was waiting for the clients to choose a sink, which was necessary before the final four cabinet boxes could be built, I began milling up some Alder for all the face frames.  Each of the boxes required four pieces to build the face frame, all 7/8″ thick, with a shallow dado cut into […]

Ranney Kitchen 2

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

The beginning to any big project is a large pile of materials.  Here you see the 18 sheets of Almond colored melamine that will be used to build all the cabinet boxes and shelves.  On the top is all the moulding that will be going in the kitchen: 100 linear feet of window and door […]

Ranney Kitchen 1

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Our largest project to date is a complete kitchen remodel.  We will be tearing out the existing cabinetry and tile that you see below and will be building, finishing, and installing all new custom cabinetry.  We will also be replacing the old window moulding and baseboard with new and matching crown and window moulding and […]