Two Projects Customize a Kitchen
A spice shelf and a decorative steam-bent dish rack improve the looks and the utility of any kitchen.
Synopsis: A cabinetmaker shows how a spice shelf with dovetailed drawers and a steam-bent dish rack spruced up a kitchen.
Don’t take this the wrong way, but odds are good that your kitchen could use a little spicing up. I’m not talking about anything major like a complete overhaul, or anything as minor as a new set of knobs and pulls. No, I’m thinking of something in the middle. Something that takes a moderate amount of work but that yields a clear improvement both in looks and in function.
As a custom cabinetmaker, I see a lot of kitchens, and most have become monotonous runs of cabinet doors and drawer fronts in order to squeeze out all available space. I grapple with such issues in almost every kitchen I design and build, so I came up with a couple of useful fixtures that would perform a task,…