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How To Make a Kitchen Fan Hood

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About one month after we moved into our ten-year-old home, our stove fan went out. We looked at a new fancy one and didn't like the price one bit. We decided to buy a good but plain fan and then to cover it with a DIY hood. We love the final result, and it saved us about half the price of a fancy hood.
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We made sure to make the new hood in the same style as our existing kitchen cabinets. I think they are shaker.
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My husband was the engineer/carpenter on this project, and I was the painter. He started out building a simple wood box that he took all the way to the ceiling. Then when he put the trim back, he ran it around the front of the box.
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This is what the old fan looked like before the DIY "upgrade."
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Once all of the trim was on, we added finials and a shelf that will be perfect to decorate according to the season. We sanded, primed, and painted, and it is a wonderful addition to our home. To see more of this project and the other kitchen projects we have completed, please visit our blog: http://the2seasons.com/2016/11/13/our-new-kitchen-hood/

To see more: http://the2seasons.com/2016/11/13/our-new-kitchen-hood/

  • Twomice

    Hi, very nice job, well done! Congratulations, love it. ❤️️

  • Bbeckley53

    Wow good idea
    Thanks

  • Renata
    Renata Hermiston, OR

    Absolutely made this more high end! beautiful job.

  • Debbie
    Debbie Hackett, AR

    Impressed!

  • Grace
    Grace Lexington, KY

    Oh....wow....

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