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Mobile kitchen island

The island before final touches. I intend to put microwave on the upper right compartment; pots and pans on the left; and whatever else on the bottom shelf.

The island before final touches. I intend to put microwave on the upper right compartment; pots and pans on the left; and whatever else on the bottom shelf.

Before and after pictures

Before and after pictures

I set out to design and build a mobile kitchen island for personal use. On this page, find a picture story of this DIY project.

I constructed 2 frames of 20" x 44" using 2" x 1" wood. I joined corners using Kreg pocket hole template set to 3/4".

I constructed 2 frames of 20″ x 44″ using 2″ x 1″ wood. I joined corners using Kreg pocket hole template set to 3/4″.

Here are the two frames

Here are the two frames

Here, after assembling the main frame of the island. No adhesives used up to this point; only wood screws.

Here, after assembling the main frame of the island. No adhesives used up to this point; only wood screws.

Dry-run of the bottom 3/8" ply wood.

Dry-run of the bottom 3/8″ ply wood.

The island after assembling 3 plywood boards. I choose thickness of boards to minimize weight.

The island after assembling 3 plywood boards. I choose thickness of boards to minimize weight.

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