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Before, During and After Construction Images of this Bay Area Kitchen Design

Here's a youtube video - some of the images are different from what follows:

Here is the old kitchen

The new kitchen has the same footprint and layout

Here is the old pantry

Finishing of the new pantry is underway and walls are protected.

Here is the new pantry

The ambient lighting in the old kitchen was provided by a fluorescent light box.

The ceilings were raised and engergy-efficient can lighting was installed.

The cabinets are ready for installation.
When I take pictues, often our son is along for the ride.

Sanding the cabinet for a tight installation.

Installing the cabinet that will have the kitchen sink.
The existing oak flooring is protected.

Structural steel is inserted into the plywood countertop to hold the granite countertop. This eliminates the need for external supports.

Cabinets are being finished and walls are protected.

The drawers, doors, and shelves are sent to the shop for finishing

The self-closing drawer glides are being installed.

Srew it in.

Remove dust to ensure smooth operation.

Test the drawers

and here is how it looks when it is all done.

This is the old kitchen, the quartersawn oak flooring was also refinished.

The granite is in and the cabinet is ready for the cooktop.

Measuring for the steel accent strip.

Notice the steel accent strip between the granite and crema marfil backsplash.

Connecting the plumbing.

Remember the "before?"

And here is the after. Notice foot pedal to open trash drawer.

before - notice the old lightbox

after with a slightly raised ceiling and can lights (we couldn't go up further due to a second story above.

Bill Fry
Wm. H. Fry Construction Company (licensed general contractor #520785)
EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm (#NAT-46691-1)
Certified Green Building Professional