Homemade Kitchen Island


We had limited counter space in our large kitchen so the obvious decision was to build an island. I designed it to work with the existing layout - spice drawers near the stove, mixer lift near the sink - and the cookbook storage adds a design flair. Built from scratch, we have seating for 3 but have fit 5 around it.
New Kitchen Island in our 1882 Victorian house.
Lots of counter space now!! Roll out your cookies and pie crusts!
Mixer lift and spice drawers!

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  • Debbie
    on Jan 10, 2016

    homemade kitchen island...do you have instructions for this?

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  • Wayne Carpenter
    on Jan 10, 2016

    No instructions or plans. I just measured what space we had in our large kitchen, thought of what my wife wanted and the layout of the kitchen. Then I sketched a rough design and built it!

  • Sue Young
    on Jun 23, 2016

    I love your island and it is very functional. Good work!

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