Kitchen island

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Project by Vest posted 177 days ago 659 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the kitchen island I made for my wife. This was made from old oak barn siding. The barn was blown down in a tornado we had here in Ky on March 2, 2012. This is what it made after being run through the plainer, drum sander, and jointer. It has raised panel doors, a drop leaf, and casters. You can see inside the door the old circular saw marks from where it was originally milled. This wood is around 100 years old. It took it about 1 month with a dehumidifier to get the right moisture level. My wife put 3 heavy coats of polyurethane on it. The main thing( my wife loves it).

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 177 days ago

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 177 days ago

Very nice work….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 171 days ago

Beautiful kitchen island! Like the wood, has great history and those marks add some character to it. I’m sure it will last for another 100 years. Great job!

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#4 posted 170 days ago

Thanks for the compliments . I hope it does last another 100 years.

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