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Old 07-14-2015, 07:58 AM   #11
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They partially covered the windows?
It's hard to tell from the pictures, but it looks to me like they covered the bottom half of the window. I like the way they framed them in, and put a shelf above.

I'd need standard counter height, because I'm not short, and stooping would cause back pain for me when I have to do a lot of prep.
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Old 07-14-2015, 09:59 AM   #12
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Many house sized things will cover a portion of your bottom window. Stove, freezer, counter tops and lavatory top. Of course, they get customized to suit yourself.

If you want shorter and pre built cabinets, you may consider bathroom cabinets. The bathroom ones are shorter and also shallower. I think we might use this option as we have purchased an undermount sink at ReStore and are considering using those pre-glued table tops at Lowe's as a counter top. they are only 24" deep. Don't know how long they'll last but we can replace and upgrade when the time comes, less than $50 USD vs. at least $200 for the 'butcher block counter top' at Ikea.
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Old 07-14-2015, 03:56 PM   #13
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Mine are gonna' be a tad low but I don't want to cover up any of the window areas.
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Old 07-14-2015, 11:02 PM   #14
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Many house sized things will cover a portion of your bottom window. Stove, freezer, counter tops and lavatory top. Of course, they get customized to suit yourself.

If you want shorter and pre built cabinets, you may consider bathroom cabinets. The bathroom ones are shorter and also shallower. I think we might use this option as we have purchased an undermount sink at ReStore and are considering using those pre-glued table tops at Lowe's as a counter top. they are only 24" deep. Don't know how long they'll last but we can replace and upgrade when the time comes, less than $50 USD vs. at least $200 for the 'butcher block counter top' at Ikea.
I'll have to look at ikea, I'm. Sure we have one within driving distance. I also might just commission a Carpenter to do the kitchen area for me. As much as I love to diy, the kitchen is important to me.
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Old 07-14-2015, 11:04 PM   #15
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everytime I see the word Instagram..... I think of CandyGram for Mongo

Lol😂 sorry. I was trying to figure out how To post pictures figured that would work well... I see it didn't.
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:33 AM   #16
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Many house sized things will cover a portion of your bottom window. Stove, freezer, counter tops and lavatory top. Of course, they get customized to suit yourself.
This is why a min 23 inch roof raise is so important.

To me, a counter built in front of a window is a hacked up mess, just waiting for a condensation issue. They would also be a pain to clean behind.

Once you lift the roof, Things start to fit like a home, not a steel can.

It's also real nice to be able to see out the window standing up, and see the sky sitting down, looking out the 4 foot high by 5 feet wide windows.

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This is why a min 23 inch roof raise is so important.

To me, a counter built in front of a window is a hacked up mess, just waiting for a condensation issue. They would also be a pain to clean behind.

Once you lift the roof, Things start to fit like a home, not a steel can.

It's also real nice to be able to see out the window standing up, and see the sky sitting down, looking out the 4 foot high by 5 feet wide windows.

Nat
I'd love a raised roof, it's just not in the budget for me
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