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Old 05-19-2005, 08:05 PM   #1
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Fixing up the kitchen

I finally figuered out how to replace the end panels in my Argosy kitchen. The old ones were cracked badly. My husband made new wooden panels, took off the roll-up doors, replaced the end pieces and remounted the rool-ups. Then I covered the end pieces with vinyl wall covering that we bought to use on the back wall. Then I put the vinyl I bought for the belly stripe on the edges. We have been looking for flexible molding and had little luck. I think this is very 70's.
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:00 PM   #2
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Nice idea! Really highlights it and, if it's the same as the outside, pulls it all together in an orange stripe sort of way! Good job!
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Old 05-20-2005, 05:29 AM   #3
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Looks Cool Juel!
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Old 05-20-2005, 08:35 AM   #4
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very cool.

say, what did hubby use for stock? you just said "wooden"...that panel next to the fridge looks like some sort of 3/4" stock...in my '73, those panels are not even 1/4"...probably more like 3/16ths. don't think there'd be room for such a wide piece. but it looks good!
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Old 11-19-2005, 08:19 PM   #5
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WOW, Nice roll up doors....was that standard that year? Mine are just the open up kind.......Love the looks......fantistic
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Old 11-20-2005, 02:40 PM   #6
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Neato, Juel, and I agree that the stripe inside and outside matching is a neat idea. That is a strong link to the Argosy look.

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Old 11-20-2005, 03:19 PM   #7
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Looking good! Do the new ends stick out more then the originals? The reason I ask, as I have become more follicly challenged, my head has become a magnet for all sorts of objects. I have smacked the bottom of a few of the overheads in my 75.
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