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 »

To build a barbecue island, measure the area, build a frame out of plywood, add the countertop and cover the outside of the frame with wood, metal or stone veneer. To finish off the space, slide the BBQ into the space. More »

Arowhon, Crossfield, Hartland and Rolling Meadow are some popular house plans from Home Hardware. According to the Home Hardware website, all of these plans follow the requirements of the National Building Code. Home Har... More »

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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 »

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