If you're an avid cook, keep your favorite cookbooks out and easily accessible with a small built-in bookshelf. Although islands are popular choices for kitchen bookshelves, this version makes use of a bit of empty space at the end of a stretch of cabinetry.
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No cook's kitchen is complete without a place for cookbooks. And the end of an island is an ideal place for storing and displaying them. Similar to shown: Custom bookcase in painted maple; Plato Woodwork, Inc.