Build your own mobile kitchen island with wooden crate storage!

Now this might just be the ultimate DIY kitchen island for smaller spaces!

If you want a kitchen island bench in your small kitchen or if you simply need more storage, then this functional kitchen island unit with timber crate pantry storage is one clever idea you should definitely look at!

DIY mobile kitchen island with wooden crate storage

It can store your kitchen towels, clean table napkins and shelf-stable foods like canned goods, pasta noodles and biscuits. You can also use this clever kitchen island to store some of your most commonly used kitchen utensils and cooking materials.

Want your kitchen counter or dining table to be clear of fruits and vegetables? This DIY kitchen island/pantry storage is a great way to keep them ‘out of sight’ yet still be easily accessible!

All those kitchen items mentioned can be stored altogether in this amazing kitchen island! Its front and back side are both usable, where you can always access the larger crates. It also has caster wheels, making the whole kitchen island easy to move and put away if you need to.

Big or small kitchen, this functional, portable kitchen island unit is a really great option for anyone looking for more storage – as long as there’s sufficient space of course. 🙂

And it’s a DIY project definitely not only for the kitchen. If you want a nice work station for your crafts or the garden, go ahead and build one!

Do you need this in your home?

You’ll need these materials:

  • 1 XL Crate
  • 2 Large Crates
  • 2 Medium Crates
  • 3 Vegetable Crates
  • 1 Half Crate
  • 5 Small Crates
  • 1 tall Wall Crate (optional)
  • 1 half Wall Crate (optional)
  • 1 sheet 3/4″ Plywood
  • 1-1/4″ Pocket Hole Screws
  • 1-1/4″ Screws
  • Finish Nails (5/8″ and 2″)
  • Carpet Tacks
  • Wood Stain and Polyurethane
  • Chalkboard
  • Scrap MDF board (optional, for chalkboard frame)
  • Wheel Casters, Drawer Handles and Towel Hooks

And these tools:

  • Measuring Tape
  • Circular Saw
  • Kreg Jig
  • Kreg Rip-Cut
  • Right Angle Clamps
  • Nail Gun
  • Cordless Drill
  • Hammer

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Thanks to Mylove2create for this wonderful project. You can get step-by-step instructions for the kitchen island unit here...

 

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