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Support for a huge kitchen island.

Posted by bella_bumpkin (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 2, 12 at 14:57

We are creating a huge granite (volga blue) kitchen island (4'x9'2") but the problem is supporting the open part of the island.

Here is a picture to get an idea of the shape/size:
http://s44.photobucket.com/albums/f29/nfrenette/?action=view¤t=Island.png

So, the bulk of the island (4'+ x 7') is being supported by a single pedestal but with all that granite, what should I be using as a supporting base ? I just don't think 3/4 wood would cut it. What about 3/8" or 1/2" steel plate that would run the entire 4'x9' ?

Any suggestions would be welcome.

Neil


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RE: Support for a huge kitchen island.

Have you posted in the kitchen forum? That's one of their things.

Here is a link that might be useful: kitchen forum


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