How to Make Ikea Butcher Block Counters Look Like a Million Bucks!


Love the look of butcher block, but would like a darker finish? Here's tips on how-to cut, stain and install Ikea butcher block counters. Includes a full tutorial on modifying your builder grade kitchen island as seen in my Better Homes and Gardens feature.
How to stain Ikea butcher block counters
How to stain Ikea butcher block counters
This amazing transformation is one you will have to see to believe!
how to recreate this kitchen island featured in Better Homes and Gardens
how to recreate this kitchen island featured in Better Homes and Gardens
We have step-by-step directions on our blog and know you will be amazed when you see how this island looked before.
step by step instructions for staining butcher block counters.
step by step instructions for staining butcher block counters.
With very little money this kitchen island got a brand new look and completely transformed the space bringing it into this decade.
At The Picket Fence

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  • Jennifer Lukacz
    on May 15, 2013

    Love it

  • Creatively Living
    on Apr 14, 2016

    Thanks for sharing! These look wonderful and exactly what I was hoping to find. I'm planning on purchasing some butcher block (likely IKEA) and I want to stain them...my house is a little too rustic/farm house for the normal butcher block color :-) Thank you! Good work!

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