Mobile Kitchen Island

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Project by oldrivers posted 06-06-2014 12:01 PM 1661 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this Island for my Daughter out of Red Oak. The top is about 3” thick glued and bound with three ¼” tension rods with washers and nuts on each end; I used a Fosterer bit to give the washers a flat surface to rest on and plugged the holes after the tension was applied. There has been no bucking, warping or separation at all. Dovetailed the drawers and used full extension slides’ the unit is mounted on none marring, locking casters for smooth mobility and remains stanonary when in lock position. The top is finished in a food grade Mineral oil. The cutting board on top is of the same construction and finish.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#1 posted 06-06-2014 12:04 PM

Very nice, another fine classic. Well done oldrivers.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 06-06-2014 01:56 PM

An absolutely wonderful piece of very useful kitchen furniture. She’ll use it daily.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#3 posted 06-07-2014 03:22 AM

Great job. :-)

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#4 posted 06-07-2014 04:08 AM

That is really cool. Great job!

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#5 posted 06-07-2014 10:23 AM

Very nice, another fine piece craftsmanship. Beautiful red oak and very nice joinery….a good solid piece of furniture. Excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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