stainless kitchen island

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dmack posted 09-24-2010 01:44 PM 2905 views 12 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pine and black walnut, garnet shellac and arm-a-seal… the finish didn’t turn out very good. I didn’t have time to redo it. Oh well…..thanks

-- Dmack

21 comments so far

View Pathpounder's profile


98 posts in 4405 days

#1 posted 09-24-2010 01:58 PM

Beautiful. Love those drawer fronts.

View workerinwood's profile


2717 posts in 3579 days

#2 posted 09-24-2010 02:05 PM

Great job, very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

View FatScratch's profile


189 posts in 3814 days

#3 posted 09-24-2010 02:40 PM

That is a sharp looking table. I love garnet and amber shellac; they give such a nice glow to the wood. Very nice build and finish.

View sras's profile


5200 posts in 3641 days

#4 posted 09-24-2010 04:26 PM

Finish looks fine from here! A very nice table – I like the walnut/stainless combination.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View HerbC's profile


1801 posts in 3371 days

#5 posted 09-24-2010 04:36 PM


Excellent design and build.

The choice of material is nice. I like the way you used the knots/wild grain in the pine on the drawers.

The finish looks very good in the photos. I like the warm tones the garnet shellac imparts to the wood.

Keep up the good work!

Be Careful!


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

View Ken90712's profile


17744 posts in 3700 days

#6 posted 09-24-2010 06:07 PM

Spot on with this design, love the drawer fronts like others. I wise woodworker on here once told me, “I’m always amazed at how many people aviod knots in projects and want the wood to be 100% clear” I have to agree with him and your choice to use it in your project! Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View DenverDave's profile


41 posts in 3362 days

#7 posted 09-24-2010 06:16 PM

That’s a nice table. I like the hourglass legs.

View Lars Öhlin's profile

Lars Öhlin

83 posts in 3869 days

#8 posted 09-24-2010 06:25 PM

The finish look incredible! well propotioned design as well!

-- Lars Öhlin [Sweden - Helsingborg - Domsten]

View lanwater's profile


3113 posts in 3446 days

#9 posted 09-24-2010 07:03 PM

Not very good??? This table is great.
The design is well tought. The drawers front is well synchronized.

Great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

View blackcherry's profile


3343 posts in 4335 days

#10 posted 09-24-2010 08:27 PM

Oh I sure hope that you have little ones, this is going to be a show piece for picture taking in the future. I can see a little girl with flour everywhere making Dad a warm batch of cookies…enjoy this came out first rate…BC

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13345 posts in 4185 days

#11 posted 09-24-2010 08:29 PM

Nice looking island.

View studiousmatt's profile


43 posts in 3862 days

#12 posted 09-24-2010 09:44 PM

dont discount the finish, it looks great from here.

View huff's profile


2828 posts in 3797 days

#13 posted 09-25-2010 02:17 AM

I like your island. I’m usually not a big fan of pine and I’ve never used pine and walnut together, but I really like the contrast and what you did with the drawer fronts could make anyone a fan of Pine!. Great job. What’s wrong with the finish? Looks good in the pictures! You have a winner there.

-- John @

View Woodenworld's profile


11 posts in 3327 days

#14 posted 09-25-2010 04:13 AM

I cleaned my computer screen, and the finish still looks great. You really made the pine look elegant, and I don’t think thats easy to do. Nice job!!!

View DoctorDan's profile


281 posts in 3527 days

#15 posted 09-25-2010 04:19 AM

I think this is a great idea. I know my wife would like it.

-- Daniel -

showing 1 through 15 of 21 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics