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Reuse Center Materials Abound in Newton Kitchen

A homeowner from Newton recently shared how materials from the Reuse Center at Boston Building Resources have been used in a remodeling project -- which is now almost complete except for a few details.

In the kitchen, cabinetry, refrigerator and freezer (with paneled doors, right), stone countertops, and pullout faucet were all obtained at the Reuse Center.

In the kitchen, cabinetry, refrigerator and freezer (with paneled doors, right), stone countertops, and pullout faucet were all obtained at the Reuse Center.

The cabinets were adapted to fit their new space. This base cabinet drawer was reconfigured so the cooktop could fit above it.

The cabinets were adapted to fit their new space. This base cabinet drawer was reconfigured so the cooktop could fit above it.

It's not glamorous, but keeping the under-sink area organized sure is useful. Pullout organizers like this can be very expensive, but this one was purchased for just $5.

It's not glamorous, but keeping the under-sink area organized sure is useful. Pullout organizers like this can be very expensive, but this one was purchased for just $5.

These two exterior French doors weren't designed to work as a pair, but they have been skilfully fit together to let the sun shine in.

These two exterior French doors weren't designed to work as a pair, but they have been skilfully fit together to let the sun shine in.

This stone island top also comes from the Reuse Center.

This stone island top also comes from the Reuse Center.

The bathroom was relocated as part of the project. This door from the Reuse Center fits right in.

The bathroom was relocated as part of the project. This door from the Reuse Center fits right in.

The vanity top and sink, both Reuse Center purchases, were installed on top of a sideboard that the homeowner had long owned.

The vanity top and sink, both Reuse Center purchases, were installed on top of a sideboard that the homeowner had long owned.