Shaker Style Butcher Block Kitchen Island

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Project by DohBoy posted 12-28-2014 12:34 AM 1288 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This completes my kitchen furniture construction efforts. You can see my earlier similarly-styled cafe table in the background of one of the photos. Legs and structure are 3/4 poplar, the legs four pieces laminated and cut to 2 1/2” square. Black milk paint with water-based flat poly over for durability. Pocket-hole construction for the frame, drawers dovetailed. Might do chairs but have so much else to do… a coffee table for my livingroom, a full bedroom set, garden furniture, a formal dining table and chairs, prairie style…

-- I am an anal-retentive procrastinator. Is it a wonder my projects never get done?

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#1 posted 01-07-2015 01:29 AM

That looks really good. Nice job!

-- Jeff, CT - keep calm and make sawdust

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#2 posted 01-07-2015 02:13 AM

This is beautiful! A whole heap of work! A labor of love. This is worth keeping around!

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