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How can I add a banquette to my kitchen?
Can you give me advice about how to build or buy a corner kitchen banquette? I would like to use wainscoting and have storage underneath.
There are a few options to building a corner kitchen banquette. Style A: buy or build 18-inch-tall base cabinet units with pullout drawers topped either with exposed wood or upholstery. Style B: buy or build solid cabinet lower units with a flip-up top (with a continuous hinge). Style B can be dressed up with wainscoting on the face and sides. Remember to glue and screw your connections since a person will be sitting on the banquette benches … you don’t want to hear the benches squeak. See our slide show for more ideas on built-in kitchen banquettes.