Custom Kitchen Island

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Project by capsfan posted 02-25-2008 02:16 AM 1848 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one from the day job.
It is paint grade but it turned out really well. Deffinately one of my favorites.
The open areas are for an electric range and a warming drawer.
It’s mostly birch plywood and maple hardwood. The sides between the bottom shelf and the casework are mdf (it sucks but that’s what the boss wanted to use). I didn’t get to see it all finish painted with the marble top installed but I was told the homeowner was very pleased.

-- We can't all be heroes, somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. (Will Rogers 1879-1935)

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#1 posted 02-25-2008 02:38 AM

That is a nice island. It would be a compliment to anyone’s kitchen decor. The turned legs (I assume) add a nice detail to the piece and break up the lines.

Nice piece.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-25-2008 02:38 AM

Beautiful work on this island. Nicely done.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#3 posted 02-25-2008 03:08 AM

One very nice looking island. I would bet the marble top complimented it well.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 02-25-2008 04:09 AM

That looks great! That would take up my whole kitchen.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 02-25-2008 05:47 AM

Great looking work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 02-25-2008 12:57 PM

gorgeous;; gorgeous; gorgeous.
Do we get to see it finished and installed?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 02-25-2008 01:04 PM

I’m sure the homeowner was pleased, I know I would be if that was in my kitchen.

Great job! Love it.

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#8 posted 02-25-2008 04:47 PM

I Love this island! Well executed, perfectly proportioned. I think I might build one similar for my kitchen. Quite sharp!

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#9 posted 02-25-2008 10:20 PM

Nice clean work!

-- Jeremy

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#10 posted 05-03-2008 01:44 AM

Great looking work!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#11 posted 05-03-2008 06:51 PM

Thats a great design. Their kitchen is a lot bigger than mine. A stool get in the way in our kitchen.

-- 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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