Well, it took far longer than expected or desired, but the counter project is finally done. Bob came over yesterday afternoon and we worked until sunset on finishing it up. Regard:
We built out the rest of the shelves from the one set we had made:
Some of the Strong Ties had to be cut off to fit nicely against the wall (which the whole thing didn't, but that's another story):
Preparing to attach the countertop to the shelves:
Test-fitting the back to align the shelves properly:
Once the top was attached, we glued the hardboard into place in the back (notice the TOTAL OVERKILL dado):
And it's finished!
But how do we get it inside?
Hard to believe that worked, isn't it?
The possible backsplash idea:
Fully loaded, with coffee station set up:
posted by ayse on 06/26/04