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Kitchen Island with Butcher Block top

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Project by Willie Wolf posted 210 days ago 821 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The footprint of this project is 33 ¾” wide, 25 1/8” deep and 35 ½” tall. The island has one 4” deep drawer and two open shelves.

The butcher block top overhangs 2” on both sides and 1 1/4” front and back. The top is 37 ¾” wide, 26 5/8” and 1 ½” thick. The entire project is made from maple.

The construction of the butcher block top was made from 2” thick hard maple.

The legs are made from 2 pieces of 1 5/8” stock that were glued together and then milled to 3” square.

The construction joinery is mortise and tenon. The slats for the shelves are screwed to the stretchers and concealed with contrasting wood plugs.

-- Willie, Ashland, Oregon





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dbray45

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#1 posted 210 days ago

Very nice. Beautiful block

-- David in Damascus, MD

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FlyingMLB

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#2 posted 210 days ago

Awesome! I know how much work that end grain is. You have definitely created a family heirloom for someone.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#3 posted 210 days ago

Wow, awesome job. Love the design

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#4 posted 209 days ago

I just saw your other two posts. You do nice work!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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