B has spent the past weekend hanging his custom-built cabinets and the last couple of days trimming them out...
This massive corner unit will have an "appliance garage" with doors on the underside.
They are trimmed out in el-cheapo mdf, which is perfect for painting. We wanted to have a microwave over the stove, the kind that has the vent built in. The problem we encountered is that the stove is 40" wide, a tad bigger than the standard 30" that most stoves are. Over the stove microwaves are designed to fit that 30". So, the "fluted columns" are helping to fill in the gap that will be there.
B still has to fill the holes and prime it all white. Then I'll be kicked out of the house while B paints all the cabinetry with oil. That stuff stinks to high heaven.
After the painting the last steps will be hanging the crown molding around the top and ordering or making the doors... B is now beginning to think he'll just build them himself. At this stage in the game, there's no doubt in my mind that he doesn't have the ability. This guy has Mad Skills.