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The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands

Becky Harris
June 15, 2014


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woodcrvr

Built my own since we couldn't find what we wanted. Pictures show the progression. I built it on casters so we can place it wherever we need to. Top is 36" x 60". Gives us a lot of flexibility. A local farmer had the corrugated tin roofing for sale - you can see the "STRONGBARN" logo on the one end piece. The four main posts are old cedar fireplace mantel pieces I cut down and planed. Stained the frame with Minwax Ebony stain. Made the top from lumber I've collected over the years. It includes cherry, oak, walnut, poplar, redwood, mahogany, sapele, cedar, birch, maple and some others I couldn't identify. Since the pictures were taken I added a "barn door" on a track to the single opening. Still have to make the other two doors... A fun project.




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mjkjrobinson

I love the first kitchen and island! And the old factory cart turned island is awesome!

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