Progress in the Kitchen

This is what our kitchen looked like when we bought the house.  Not much has changed in three years except for the appliances, range hood and wall color.  
The time has come to upgrade – make it “ours”.  We started with the cabinets.  After removing doors and hardware, equipped with our Dremel Multi-Max, we sanded. And sanded.  And sanded. 
We applied primer with our paint sprayer (Rockler) and brushed the paint on using our Purdy paintbrush.
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Now they’re no longer ‘orange’ toned red oak…
Next step is countertops.  We’re going with granite.  I wanted soapstone but the kitchen is Mr. DIY’s domain.  Soapstone is durable but easily scratched and high maintenance.  Luckily, we’ve found a slab of granite that is dark gray with white veins very similar to soapstone.
Not too much DIY with the countertops other than demolition/removal of old laminate but more updates coming soon!
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