The kitchen is often a gathering place where family and friends are installed and relax. However, providing room for everyone to sit and be comfortable can be a challenge. If you install a bar, and breakfast will give you more place to sit, more storage and convenience items when cooking. On the side of the kitchen, breakfast nook looks like a regular kitchen cabinet with a countertop. Side dining countertop extends a few inches beyond the compartments and chairs for comfort of the guests are placed. You can build the breakfast in a few days and you’ll have a much more spacious and comfortable kitchen.

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Instructions

 

1

Cut masonry with a utility knife by placing the right end against the wall between the kitchen and dining room. Multipurpose knife strip along the edge against the masonry. This way, you will avoid the wallpaper breaking during the demolition process. The breakfast will take the place of the wall and allow them to see the kitchen that are sitting in the dining room.

 

2

Make a small hole in the wall, to determine if a cable or pipe passes through. Remove the piece of wall that is necessary for that purpose. If needed, contact a professional contractor to redirect the cable or the corresponding pipe.

 

 

3

Use a hammer or mallet to remove the masonry and metals to the floor. Be sure to remove all beams.

 

4

Measure and cut mortar to cover the portion of wall that has been exposed. Place mixture on the wall edges covered with tape and masonry. Once dry, sand the edges and painted a color to match the room.

 

5

Forms the basis of the pantry cabinets with 2x4s. Cut them to length and secure them to the floor and wall with screws. The breakfast can be as long as the wall you took, or if you want you can make a little smaller to make more room to move. The length will depend on the needs and preferences of each.

 

6

Place the cupboard compartments based on wood and secure them in place with screws.

 

7

Place the top on the compartments and secure it with screws from below 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm). The screws go through the structure of the cupboard, and inserted into the countertop. Be careful not to go through with the screws that covers the laminate. It is recommended that you choose a countertop that is already laminated, as is splash and comes ready to install and start using.

 

8

Place the rolled edges against the ends of the counter you placed and applies dry heat with an iron. Keep the heat until the glue is activated and the edges are attached.

 

9

Use fine sandpaper to remove the excess laminate and smooth the edges.

 

10

Paint the cabinets to match the rest of the kitchen and, once the paint is dry, apply polyurethane to protect it from moisture and make it easier to clean.