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Kitchen Island Cart

  • February 19, 2015


While our kitchen had a nice working triangle there were absolutely no usable drawers to store kitchen utensils and pot holders around the range cook top. This island solves that problem with the use of a recycled cabinet. The drawer and cabinet below provide storage as well as the little shelf on top that is perfect for pot holders and trivets.

And because we ended up with less open shelving in the kitchen remodel than I had initially planned, we opted to have an open end on the kitchen island cart for our daily dishes. We love just reaching down for our bowls and plates as we serve food. Beauty and practicality. Got to love it!

For the top we used rough cut walnut wood. While it was extra work to rip the pieces down and a lot of extra sanding, but we love this hardworking, unique approach to an island top.

For complete details and a design plan for this project, please visit my website,
http://www.paperdaisydesign.com/2014/10/diy-kittchen-island-cart.html

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Kitchen Island Cart

by Deeply Southern Home
Feb 19, 2015

While our kitchen had a nice working triangle there were absolutely no usable drawers to store kitchen utensils and pot holders around the range cook top. This island solves that problem with the use of a recycled cabinet. The drawer and cabinet below provide storage as well as the little shelf on top that is perfect for pot holders and trivets. And because we ended up with less open shelving in the kitchen remodel than I had initially planned, we opted to have an open end on the kitchen island cart for our daily dishes. We love just reaching down for our bowls and plates as we serve food. Beauty and practicality. Got to love it! For the top we used rough cut walnut wood. While it was extra work to rip the pieces down and a lot of extra sanding, but we love this hardworking, unique approach to an island top. For complete details and a design plan for this project, please visit my website, http://www.paperdaisydesign.com/2014/10/diy-kittchen-island-cart.html