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Project by Timber4fun posted 2211 days ago 1516 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this maple kitchen cart for my wife. The cabinet doors match the kitchen cabinets in our house. The top is a nice thick cutting board using a combination of oak and maple. The wheels work well and my wife can move it all over the kitchen. I built a handle for it. The knobs match our kitchen cabinet knobs as well. Inside the cabinet are two shelves with a 1.5-inch lip to help hold the contents on the shelf as the cart moves around. My wife keeps a bunch of stuff in the cabinets, so the lip is important to note. The bottom of the cart also acts as a shelf. Amazingly enough, it looks like it belongs in the kitchen with the rest of the cabinets.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 2211 days ago

Great idea! It’s big enough to be useful, but small enough to tuck in a corner when not in use.

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

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trifern

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#2 posted 2211 days ago

Great concept and well executed Tim. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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bbqking

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#3 posted 2210 days ago

This is a nice little cart and it looks like you have nice wheels on it. too. Looks like a good, tight build. Hopefully you will not paint this project. It looks great. bbqKing

-- bbqKing, Lawrenceville

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Timber4fun

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#4 posted 2210 days ago

bbqKing – no painting “required” on this project. :)

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 2090 days ago

Nice little cart!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2090 days ago

That is cool. I like the idea of a cutting board for a top. Nice work.

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Wood_smith

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#7 posted 1649 days ago

that’s what I need- just bought a KitchenAid stand mixer, and no counter space to put it!
...you should taste my chocolate chip cookies!

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch, http://www.kerrywoodworking.com

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1649 days ago

Good job great idea.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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