Another Portuguese site but uses pictures to explain the DIY. I am fearful of using palettes indoors after reading about the chemicals used to treat them. But I like the little reading nook it creates.
Repurposed shutters as a book stand, or a display unit int the home, or adapted to go on the road for craft fairs. You’ll have to find the shutters, but you can but the moulding by the length, and either use scrap wood, or buy a board to cut into shelves.
Find the instructions here http://rainonatinroof.com/2014/01/how-we-built-the-kitchen-island/ How to build a kitchen island, diy, home decor, how to, kitchen design, kitchen island, painted furniture, woodworking projects, In my opinion the island is the perfect size not too big not too small functional and large enough for us to eat at It doesn t take over the kitchen though