Published on July 24th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


L-Shaped Expedit Kitchen Island

Materials: 2 Expedits 2 by 2, Vika Amon Table Top, 4 Vika Curry Table legs (only the top part), 4 Besta Legs, Drawers, Skrews

For our new kitchen we searched a kitchen island. But none of the premade matched our needs (my wife wanted something with color). So I hacked together a mix between bar and kitchen island.

Step by Step:

1. Assembled the Expedits
2. Screwed them together with some brackets.
3. Screwed the Vika Curry Tops to the table top (they come in two parts, I only used the top).
4. Drilled holes into the Expedit for screws from the bottom.
5. Added some drawers from Schwedenpunk to get more color into our flat.

~ Typonerd, Germany

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8 Responses to L-Shaped Expedit Kitchen Island

  1. nick chan says:

    ok this is genius.

  2. kiki kiki says:

    love the idea. still thinking of how to make our space more usable. this might just work for us too.

  3. nancy says:

    bonsoir je vient de découvrit votre blog il est super mes j’ai une petite question: je ne vois pas quelle sont les PIEDS que vous avez mis sur votre planche pour les faire tenir serez vous me donner le LIEN pour l’ensemble des pied + LA PLANCHE merci d’avance et très bonne continuation.

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  5. Laurel says:

    Lovely island, well done, ausgezeichnet!


  6. nick says:

    Could you explain how you secured the Besta legs at both ends?


  7. Anonymous says:

    Where do the Besta legs come in?

  8. Sing says:

    This is great! I love Expedit’s.

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