Turn an Old Desk Into a Handy Kitchen Island Gillette WY

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Furniture Repurposing. You will find helpful, informative articles about Furniture Repurposing, including "Space Saver: Turn an Old Desk Into a Handy Kitchen Island". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Gillette, WY that will answer all of your questions about Furniture Repurposing.

The Home Depot
(307)686-8128
1105 E Boxelder Road
Gillette, WY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 7:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Bloedorn Lumber Bldg Materials
(307) 682-3101
2809 Fern
Gillette, WY
 
Knecht Home Center Of Gillette
(307) 687-7978
110 West Lakeway
Gillette, WY
 
Ace Hardware
(307) 687-1166
2610 S Douglas Hwy Su 255
Gillette, WY
 
Gillette Winnelson Co
(307) 682-5167
112 Bundy Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Home Depot #6005
(307) 686-8128
1105 E Boxelder Rd
Gillette, WY
 
Howard Supply Company
(307) 682-8990
5287 S Winland Dr
Gillette, WY
 
Knecht Ace Contractor Ctr
(307) 687-7978
110 W Lakeway Road
Gillette, WY
 
Ace Hardware
(307) 687-1166
Powder Basin Center Su 255, 2610 S Douglas Hwy, Right next to Wal-Mart and
Gillette, WY
 
Kmart 4863 / Cross Merch
(307) 687-7774
2150 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Space Saver: Turn an Old Desk Into a Handy Kitchen Island

We’ve all seen photos of huge, elaborate kitchen islands on cooking shows and in photo essays about celebrity homes. But what if you need more space in your kitchen and you don’t have the budget for a designer kitchen island? You can turn an old wood desk into a kitchen island in a few simple steps.

It’s easier than you think to repurpose a desk and turn it into a kitchen island. If you don’t have an unused desk, browse garage sales or thrift store for a desk.  Find one about 2 ½ feet high. The width is up to you, depending how much space you have in your kitchen.

Take the desk into your garage or outdoor work area, decide how you want to use your new island. You may want to pull existing drawers out of one side of the desk to store large pots, blenders and other kitchen appliances or you may want to keep them to hold silverware, cloth napkins and small cooking utensils.
 
Once you’ve settled on a final look, set out to the hardware store for paints, drawer knobs or plastic drawers to use in place of original wood ones.
 
Remove unwanted drawers and cut down any wood beams that held them in place. Replace pull handles (from a girl’s French provincial bedroom set, for example) with knobs.

Make your kitchen island portable by adding rolling casters. You can buy caster kits, which include plates and screws, at any hardware store. Place pencil marks at drilling points, then place plate holding casters on the bottom of the leg and drill holes. Screw in the plate that attached to the casters, making sure it is securely fastened.

If you want to use the top of the island for cutting and preparing food, affix a butcher’s block to the desk. The quality of the block is up to you. Any hardwood, including cherry, maple or walnut, will make a sturdy butcher’s block. Use a waterproof wood glue, like Titebond II to affix the wood. Paint the desk the color of your choice or leave the origina...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Remodeleze.com