Church Kitchen Island/Worktable

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A kitchen worktable/island for the minister at my sister’s church.

Frame made from poplar. Lower shelves made of soft maple. Top is hard maple edge grain butcher block, random lengths. The frame is painted, shelves polyed and the top mineral oil/bee’s wax. Mortise and tenon joinery on the frame.

Overall dimensions 72” long x 30” wide x 36” high. Weighs in at close to 200 lbs.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#1 posted 04-09-2016 10:40 PM

Wow that looks great and for a good cause. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 04-09-2016 10:42 PM

Thanks, Hoss!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 04-09-2016 10:48 PM

Hey Lew,

That is sweet. What a monster too. I hope you were able to assemble some of that on site.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-09-2016 10:52 PM

Nice work. It looks great in that kitchen too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 04-09-2016 11:00 PM


-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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#6 posted 04-09-2016 11:42 PM

clean look, and practical design!!

-- Coss

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#7 posted 04-10-2016 12:28 AM

Very nice, clean design, you are the man!

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#8 posted 04-10-2016 01:22 AM

hey lew, great job, so nice to build it for the church , it looks great, just one question, does the paint slide off the wood after its delivered….LOL….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 04-10-2016 01:26 AM


Looks great. Nice job and I’m sure that the church will bless you muchly.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 04-10-2016 02:16 AM

Very nice…really like the maple top.

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#11 posted 04-10-2016 04:38 AM

Very nice!

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#12 posted 04-10-2016 09:27 AM

Hello Lew

Look great
I like the contrast of colors

Thanks for sahring

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#13 posted 04-10-2016 12:44 PM

Tis a beauty Lew. Really nice and beefy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 04-10-2016 02:05 PM

Beautiful work buddy, love the lines and openness very functional and easy to use for many visitors. Great work.

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

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#15 posted 04-10-2016 03:35 PM

That looks strong enough that the minister could stand on it to give his sermon…...........anything to keep them awake on Sunday morning!............(-:

‘Tis a beaut, Lew…...........

Busy with relatives down from Fairbanks this weekend. Snow is gone and it is staying above freezing. Warm dry winter this year….

.......have a good one.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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