Rolling Kitchen Island

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Project by inmysparetime posted 1301 days ago 3864 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister had been looking for a kitchen island for a while and had compiled a few pictures of what she was looking for. They host a lot of parties so it had to be on wheels to make it versatile. I asked her to let me try and build something for her and learn some new skills in the process. I had never done any face frame work and this was my first lamination project. The top is hard maple that’s about an inch thick and it was glued up in 3 steps because I only have a 12” planer. The top is finished with 5 coats of Watco Butcher Block Oil and Finish that I picked up at Lowes. I’m really happy with how it came out and she loves it so it was a great experience. Thanks for looking.

-- Mike from Mass

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#1 posted 1301 days ago

Fantastic looking island! I like the pulls on the drawers.

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#2 posted 1300 days ago

It looks great! I’d like to have one of these in my kitchen. What did you build the case out of?

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#3 posted 1300 days ago

The case is 4×8 Maple Plywood and solid Maple for the face frame.

-- Mike from Mass

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#4 posted 1300 days ago

looks real nice, good job on it.

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