Kitchen Island From Old Dresser. This dresser was in rough shape, and the gentleman i bought it from gamely suggested it might be just perfect for the fire pit. For the wine crate i popped off one side, cut it down and then used a nail gun to reattach it.
From a distance, it looks very similar to expensive butcher block, but it’s a fraction of the price. He created the top from pieces of wood that he screwed together and then painted it the same color as our cabinets and distressed it. I raised it up a bit with a caster base made out of 2x4s.
Had It Cut To Size Right There On The Spot.
This dresser was in rough shape, and the gentleman i bought it from gamely suggested it might be just perfect for the fire pit. The second coat of paint was applied and all the pieces attached. This has been one of my favorite rescue missions yet.
Attach The Block With Wood Glue.
Dresser transformed into a kitchen island. I need it painted and not stained in order to work it in with my kitchen decor. We chose something longer so we could seat at least 3 at a time.
I Stained It And Sanded It Smooth.
I really loved your ideas for your guest room i plan on using them. The bottom 2 drawers and support brackets needed to be removed along with the top of the dresser. Here’s how i made it:
We Needed To Raise The Island About 6 Inches To Match Our Countertop Height.
Kitchen island made from old dresser. I sanded and repaired any rough spots on the inside casing of the dresser, where the drawers. Now it’s time to add casters.
The Dresser Is Vintage, We Found It At Jubilee Furniture In Carol Stream, Il!
That was the main reason i chose this piece. If you can find a dresser with a door in it scoop it up! The desktop is a perfect size to give the correct overhang for an island.