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How To Clad a Kitchen Island

Custom-cladding a kitchen island or peninsula is a great way to make a unique statement and show off your DIY skills without breaking the bank.

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Step 1: Select Cladding Material

In this case, reclaimed heart pine framing left over from the removal of original walls was chosen as cladding. The material was a great way to tie the kitchen design into the design of other rooms where reclaimed pine was utilized. Other cladding options include reclaimed metal ceiling panels, handcrafted tiles or whatever your imagination and local sources can conjure.

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