Island in 12x10 Kitchen

findthestudDecember 12, 2013

We don't have much counter space in our 12x10 kitchen design. I am wondering what you guys think about a small 3-4 x 2-3 island in the middle? It will have a 21" cabinet facing the oven and a butcher block countertop with a 10" overhang with stools on the other side for breakfast etc.

I have read multiple threads here about 36" being the minimum distance between cabinets, but what about bare walls? Do that minimum distance apply to island to wall as well?

P.S. New member; please be kind.

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findthestud

Bump. Any help or advice?

    Bookmark   December 14, 2013 at 8:15PM
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dcward89

Have you considered more cabinetry/counters on the other side of the kitchen? You could add an additional 10 feet or so of uppers and lowers between the two walls. Would drastically increase your storage and countertop space.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2013 at 6:59AM
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