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Before-and-After Showhouse Kitchen

A 1913 Tudor-style kitchen gets a respectful renovation

Written by Amy Elbert
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    Produced by Eileen A. Deymier

    Interior designer: John K. George, John K. George & Co., 3000 W. Clay St., Richmond, VA 23230; 804/560-1717.
    Sink (porcelain); architectural fragments for range surround; island/dining table (fabricated from wormy pine beams and hobnailed iron banding); materials for pot rack/lighting fixture: Caravati’s Inc. Architectural Salvage, 804/232-4175, caravatis.com.
    Wood plank-and-beam ceiling: E.T. Moore Mfg. Inc., 804/231-1823, etmoore.com.
    Slate countertops: Virginia Slate Co., 804/282-7929.
    Countertop fabrication: Park Stone Granite and Marble, 804/755-6888.
    Faucet (vintage-style water-saver bridge faucet): Moen, 800/289-6636, moen.com.
    Ceramic tile: Morris Tile Distributors, 804/353-4427, morristile.net.
    Cabinets: existing.
    Re-fashioning cabinet doors; cabinet moldings (custom): Siewers Lumber & Millwork, 804/358-2103, siewers.com.
    Cabinet color (“Homestead Green” #AC-19): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
    Cabinet hardware (solid bronze): Emtek, 800/356-2741, emtek.com.
    Cabinet shelving (recycled plate glass): 4-D Discoveries Glass Co., 804/897-6340.
    Gas range; vent hood; dishwasher: Whirlpool, whirlpool.com.
    Accessories: Anne Marie Elles, Trappings, 804/353-5378, trappingshome.comFlooring (restored original pine flooring, finished with soybean poly): Costen Floors, 804/527-2929, costenfloors.com.
    Ceramic subway tile and accessories: American Olean, aotile.com. 
    Tile installation: CL Jones Tile & Marble, 804/514-9233.

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    Refrigerator: Whirlpool, whirlpool.com.

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    Breakfront color (“Caliente” #AF-290, applied with dry brush technique over white): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.

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  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.