articles provides a long list of free, downloadable kitchen island building plans, as of June 2015. A variety of styles and types are available, including angled islands, rustic islands and butcher block i... More » Home & Garden Kitchen

Build a kitchen island by attaching two 30-inch manufactured base cabinets side-by-side and securing them to a 4-inch toe-kick box that you affix to the floor. Add a butcher-block countertop with an overhang on one side ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Contractors to custom build a kitchen island can be found from local contractor directories or online from websites such as Home Advisor. The Home Advisor website offers users the ability to browse local contractors base... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry
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Some places to view kitchen floor plans include and Both of these websites show kitchen plans of varying sizes and layouts with an included description of space needed to use the floor plan. More » Home & Garden Kitchen

Some good kitchen blueprint plans include one-wall kitchens, the galley plan, the L-shaped plan and the peninsula kitchen plan. The L-shaped kitchen design helps to solve the challenge of maximizing corner space. However... More » Home & Garden Kitchen