Kitchen Island (or Cactus Table!)

Submitted by Joni on Sun, 10/09/2011 - 10:56

I absolutely loved Michaela's Kitchen Island (, so I modified it to suit my needs of having a table to place my cacti in the winter months. I modified the size, removed one of the shelves, and left the drawers out so that I could put my Texas stars.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Douglas Fir on the stained tabletops, and pine & aspen on the painted portion
Finish Used
Tabletops: Mixture of Minwax water-based stains using Antique Walnut & Onyx, topped with 4 coats of General Finish Satin EnduroVar.

Table: 2 coats of General Finish Milkpaint in Millstone, followed by 4 coats of General Finish Glaze in Van Dyke Brown, followed by 1 coat of General Finish Satin EnduroVar.
Recommended Skill Level



Sat, 05/17/2014 - 11:09

Love your version of this project! we are using your version for a bathroom vanity...any input as to the modifications you made would be appreciated!