The kitchen cabinet island has become a popular piece in modern kitchens. The island can serve as allowance for preparations, as a serving table. With the necessary planning, you can build a kitchen cabinet island using a cupboard under counter and a suitable surface. According to the site “this old house”, a useful island has at least 1.20 m long and 60 cm deep. Make sure there is enough space between wall cabinets and island, to fully open the door of the dishwasher, oven and refrigerator.
These kitchen cabinet island come in a variety of widths between 45.72 to 91.44 cm. Place it exactly where you want to embed and put masking tape on the floor near the four corners. Measure the thickness of the cabinet walls at ground level.
Remove the cabinet and attaches a plank of 15.24 cm along the ribbon marking the width of the cabinet walls. Hold the board with wood screws 8.89 cm using an electric drill. Place under the counter on the boards in the corners. Adhere the countertop to the base cabinet and secure them in place with drywall screws 3.18 cm through the end of the countertop to touch the top of the cabinet.