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Project by Forkston1 posted 11-24-2014 05:27 PM 2058 views 9 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a kitchen island my wife and I designed and I built for our new home. It’s built from cherry with a maple butcher block top and a live edge cherry slab for a breakfast bar. It’s basically just 3 cabinets put together but it was a challenge to figure out how to attach the bracket supports and live edge slab. The left cabinet houses the microwave, the center is a pullout garbage bin, and the right is the wine and liqueur cabinet.
Thanks for viewing and as always, I welcome constructive criticism.
Jeremy

-- Jeremy





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#1 posted 11-24-2014 07:34 PM

Gorgeous! Great slab choice, love the grain placement.

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#2 posted 11-24-2014 08:57 PM

I know this would have cost considerably more but it would have been nice to carry over the black granite from your other counter tops to this one instead of the maple butcher block top. However it does look very nice the way it is and the cherry slab is perfect.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 11-24-2014 08:57 PM

The faux (or real) rock adds a whole lot to the island. Really nice!

G Vavra

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#4 posted 11-24-2014 11:28 PM

Well this is great , So many details on this I like. great work. Very different which is a good thing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 11-25-2014 12:18 AM

Really cool looking, nice job! Your whole kitchen is pretty sweet.

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#6 posted 11-25-2014 01:00 AM

That is really cool. Great job

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#7 posted 11-25-2014 01:57 AM

nice design beautifully done

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 11-25-2014 02:21 AM

Great design and finish. I love the cherry top (and the liquor cabinet idea) :)

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#9 posted 11-25-2014 08:39 AM

That is beautiful. Good job.

-- --Rob, Seattle, WA

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#10 posted 11-25-2014 04:49 PM

This is just a great design and result. Great Job!

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TDubs

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#11 posted 11-25-2014 05:06 PM

We are in the midst of redesigning our kitchen. From looking at your photos, our kitchen layout and space is similar to yours. We are planning on including an island as part of the reno. My wife really enjoyed seeing what you’ve done as it reinforces our thoughts that we’re doing it right.

That is a beautiful island and kitchen to match!

-- Terry, East Central IL

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#12 posted 11-25-2014 08:00 PM

It’s realy done very professional! I like those straight lines.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 11-26-2014 02:35 PM

Holy Geez, my missus would love this! Nice.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#14 posted 11-26-2014 07:05 PM

Just Incredible!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#15 posted 01-28-2015 08:12 PM

Nothing but admiration here! Wow it looks Fantastic!

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