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Riley Harmon sent us a link to this really simple kitchen island, made from “A baker’s rack, a solid core door ripped in half, some pipe and flanges, a curtain rod, some casters, some stain, and a little elbow grease.”

How To: Build an Island

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.