Materials: two IVAR (80x50x83) cabinets, one TORSBY (180×85) tabletop,three Gnosjo doors (60x92cm) 1 gnosjo door ( 50×92) one Gnosjo plinth , 16 L-Brackets, 4 mending plates , 8 legs (9cm high), a piece of pinewood of 20x50x1,5, and a piece MDF of 180×85 finished with aluminium edging tape from hardware store
Description: 1.- Paint the IVAR cabinets and the piece of pinewood with transparent white glaze that reveals the wood grain. 2.-Assemble two IVARs as instructed and mount four legs each onto the bottom walls. Leaving the doors unassembled, makes handling a bit easier. 3.- Put the two cabinets side by side, leaving a gap of 20cm in between.
4.- Attach the pinewood piece to the bottom of both cabinets to fill the gap using the 4 mending plates, forming a very useful shelf to store the trays. Now you have the island. 5.- Attach the 3 Gnosjo doors (60×92) to the back of the cabinets and the 50×92 door to the peninsula side opposite to the wall with the 16 L-brackets. 6.- Paint the mdf countertop in white and screw it to the top of the cabinets. Put the whole in place. 7.- Put the Torsby tabletop on it 8.- Saw the Gnosjo plinth to get a piece of 180x9cm ant glue it to the legs at the front part of the peninsula. 9.-Fix the peninsula to the wall and put the IVAR doors in place
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