About This Project
A friend of mine was looking for extra counter space, and asked me to build a kitchen island, but with a few modifications. He wanted space on the end to slide two stools, so I used fewer slats. After I finished the build and the first coat of paint, he decided it was 3" too short. So, I got creative and used some stair spindles to create decorative feet! I'm actually really glad for the mix-up, because the feet give it so much character. I layered on the paint by starting with a coat of plum, then a coat of cherry, and followed it up with a glaze mix with oak stain. Then three coats of spray on poly and it was done.