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Project by Dale J Struhar Sr posted 02-26-2018 01:53 AM 1143 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One day while having dinner at Dustin’s we talked about an island for the kitchen. Well i opened my mouth and said a butcher block top with a small over hang for a couple of stools would be cool. Never tried such a top before made this quite a challenge. Using 4×4’s planed and glued together then cut 1 1/4 in thick and glued to a 5/8 sheet of plywood gave me the look i wanted. The i made the cabinet to match the rest that I made previously. Came out pretty good. Thanks for looking..

-- Dale, Ohio





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swirt

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#1 posted 02-26-2018 02:39 AM

Nice looking end grain pattern on that. Well done.

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#2 posted 02-26-2018 02:48 AM

Impressive work sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 02-26-2018 03:05 AM

Very impressive

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#4 posted 02-26-2018 03:26 AM

Super job on the counter Dale!

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

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#5 posted 02-26-2018 10:27 AM

Very well done Dale. Looks grrreat!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 02-26-2018 04:09 PM

Very unique top.
Nice job!

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#7 posted 02-26-2018 04:17 PM

Very nice. That color combo really works.

I did something similar, but problem I ran into is now she wants me to replace ALL the countertops with BB.

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#8 posted 02-26-2018 07:26 PM

Thanks for all the kind words LJ’s

-- Dale, Ohio

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#9 posted 02-26-2018 10:32 PM

Wow! This is a very nice accent to your kitchen. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#10 posted 03-10-2018 11:13 AM

This was a great result Dale! I love that top. The finish looks really good too. What did you use on it?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#11 posted 03-10-2018 09:05 PM

8 coats poly urethane

-- Dale, Ohio

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