My Kitchen Remodel DIY Butcher Block Countertops


I've been really busy on my kitchen remodel but I'm almost finished. Here are some pictures of my new butcher block cabinets with a thick poly finish. The cost for custom was outrageous so I made my own for a fraction of the cost! So shiny, so easy to care for, and so pretty. You can go to my blog the DIY information at http://pjhdesignsoneofakind.blogspot.com/2012/03/kitchen-remodel-butcher-block-counter.html
Apply heat to remove bubbles in poly
Finished bar
Laying the red oak flooring to make counter tops

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2 questions
  • Cornelia Bodo-Price
    on Feb 22, 2017

    How has it stood up and what did you do around the sink? Brilliant! Cornelia

  • Cornelia Bodo-Price
    on Feb 22, 2017

    Hi Peggy - how has it stood up since you did the original install?

    • Peggy Hale
      on Feb 22, 2017

      Hi Cornelia, It has held up surprisingly well with only a few scratches here and there. I've been very pleased. Oh, I just used a clear caulk around the sink.

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  • Peggy Hale
    on Aug 10, 2015

    Wendy we removed the old counter and replaced it with the oak flooring.

  • Jean Myles
    on Jan 9, 2016

    Great idea .Your counters look really nice. I need to keep this in mind for when I get to redoing mine. It wont be long I'm just about finish painting my upper kitchen cabinets. Ty for sharing.

    • Peggy Hale
      on Jan 12, 2016

      @Jean Myles good luck with your kitchen remodel. I'm still loving mine. :)

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