Jane saw her stockpile less as a reflection of misplaced longing than as a hope chest. Maybe someday she might want to warm up pro-style appliances with a big old cast-iron sink! And indeed, 10 years after she dragged that sink home, there she was, lobbying Smith to design a whole kitchen around it.
The formerly forlorn kitchen now doubles as a gathering spot for close friends, including the people who designed and built it. Salvaged windowpanes give the built-in hutch a vintage look.
Cabinets: Jericho Woodworking