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Old 03-17-2014, 07:49 PM   #101
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:32 PM   #102
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Really happy that it is working out for you, but I still think that the mantle is priced way too low.
I just priced out a complete kitchen,with countertops and sink
$5000 includes install.
It isn't very big though
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And you think his mantle is priced to low?
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I concur. No matter how small, that seems way too low.
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I am very happy I live where I do.
How do you do a kitchen for $5k ?


22 1/2" deep base cabs????
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Most of the kitchens I do the countertops are more than 5K. And I do mostly med small to med sized kitchens.
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I love the "old school" site built method. Nice work. However from a time only perspective; We could build the boxes and install outsource doors/drawers a whole lot quicker than the OP reported doing them on site. Or am I missing something?
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I keep meaning to snap some pics of some old "old school" cabinets for those who haven't seen them. No interior dividers.
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I love the "old school" site built method. Nice work. However from a time only perspective; We could build the boxes and install outsource doors/drawers a whole lot quicker than the OP reported doing them on site. Or am I missing something?
One of my helpers worked in a cabinet shop for a couple years, and he thought we were a little faster than they were.

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I get the materials delivered. Two days (me and two helpers) to build boxes. They're built in place, so once built, that's it. No install. And we build all the drawer boxes.

Then I order paneled ends, doors, and drawer fronts.

When they're ready I pick them up and go back with the two helpers. If I've measured right, it all goes on in a day.

Normal size jobs (1800-2000 sq ft homes) should take 3 days ideally, and 4 max.
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This is a small kitchen, the cabinets are about $2300, laminate countertops $800 double sink , decent taps, licensed plumber, plus cab removal and install.
= about $5000.
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Oh. 1950s cabinets.
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Oh. 1950s cabinets.
Can't tell you how many of those we replace over the years...
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I didn't want to say that LOL
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We built and installed hundreds of those back when I was starting out.
High end custom. haha

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