|Determine what size you want your island and cut those lengths and nail together|
|Determine the height you want it and cut your legs and attach. I subtracted for casters and the top.|
|Add two cross braces, one on each end.|
|Add casters, if using|
|Flip over and this is your frame|
|Because I didn't have boards long enough, I added the only two I did have|
to the length, like this.
|Then I cut pallet boards the width of the island for the bottom shelf.|
|I added mitred 1"x2"s for the edges.|
|And attached it with nails|
|I added tile, surrounded by mosaic for visual interest.|
I used premixed mortar to attach it.
|Then used pre-mixed grout|
|Painted the wood and voila'!|
I love the rough look of the island. Eventually I'll be painting my cabinets in a coordinating color and adding tile of some sort to my counter tops. It's a slow process but eventually it will be beautiful. I love my new island.
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