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Paul sent us some photos of a 963-square foot condo in Portland that he's renovated. He says, I did nearly all the work myself, except the wiring and plumbing. Self-assembled IKEA cabinets saved me a ton of money so I could afford the nicer Bosch cooktop, oven, dishwasher (hidden behind cabinet panel) and washer and dryer...
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... After a year of living with IKEA cabinets I couldn't be happier. The build quality, of which I was a bit skeptical at first, has stood up to much more expensive cabinets and are still just like new...
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I built the solid zebrawood vanity, but I must say I'll never try and install a glass tile mosaic shower again.
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Thanks, Paul!

(Click here for more information about the condo -- which happens to be for sale.)