Kitchen island

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 05-27-2017 03:31 AM 1599 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am a small “part time” shop that’s been overrun lately. My desire is to be full time wood in 2 years. So hopefully I am not boring too many folks with my posts.

This is a kitchen island that’s 5’x8’. Beetle Kill Pine. Not fun to move into place. It’s 2” thick.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 05-27-2017 03:48 AM

LOL! I’m bored! To see you productive Monte is never boring. You seem to be going pretty full head on with production. That’s great!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 05-27-2017 03:57 AM

I like the choice of the wood used there.

Nice work.

We “borrow” ideas from what other people make, so it is never boring.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 05-27-2017 04:15 AM

Looks good Monte. You need a bunch of young strong boys to help with that big stuff.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#4 posted 05-27-2017 10:15 AM

Looks Good! Good work attracts new customers. Sounds like you are well on your way to full time wood alright. As with all businesses you will find the seasons to be some to be Feast and others to be much slower, but it all works out. Wishing you well on your full time wood work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 05-27-2017 10:23 AM

Good looking Kitchen Island Monte. Lots of gluing going on there! Every project has it’s own uniqueness and it’s never boring for me! I think about how you got there! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 05-27-2017 01:06 PM

That’s a whooper but will sure serve its purpose. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 05-27-2017 02:11 PM

Lookin good Monte.

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#8 posted 05-27-2017 02:57 PM

This is a very nice island top. Congratulations.

BTW, Monte, there’s nothing at all boring about you or your projects. I always love to keep up with your projects. As far as I’m concerned you are one of the most productive woodworkers on Lumberjocks. I hope that you are constantly overcoming your shop fire and are on your way to a complete recovery. You’re a good man and it’s hard to keep a good man down.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 05-27-2017 08:53 PM

I agree with all the others you are far from boring us monte I look forward to every new project you post please don’t ever hesitate.and with all the stuff you turn out I thought you were full time.i can only imagine how much youll do full time.keep em comin buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 05-27-2017 10:34 PM

Nice work, Monte. Don’t worry about boring people; they can always scroll past if they are not interested.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#11 posted 05-28-2017 01:32 PM

Monte, Always enjoy your posts & creations. I love the Beetle Kill Pine your always using, where do you find it? Don’t know of any available in Minnesota. Please keep posting & good luck with the full time venture…......

-- Jack R. Ellis

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#12 posted 06-04-2017 10:40 PM

Your posts could never be boring my friend. Keep on keepin on.

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

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