After debating between buying this and butcher block at Home Depot, we decided to buy this one because there is less cutting involved. Oct 2, 2020 - Explore George's board "Ikea butcher block" on Pinterest. I think butcher block counters look so good with white cabinets which is what mine will be when I redo my kitchen. all my friends come in and compliment it. I bought 2 of these in order to make a long L shaped desk for crafting in my office. Ceramic is an elegant material that makes for a great worktop. From Lowe’s we purchased Rustoleum Cabinet Transformations paint kit, electrical supplies for adding outlets. The sort of cheap move that reminds me of a new Pontiac Firebird my brother bought in 1984, which instead of a glove compartment had a vinyl velcro-shut pouch glued to the dash. It is not and cost the same per square foot as a butcher block. They are also very practical, being highly scratch resistant and easy to clean. You can cut the countertop to the length you want and cover the edges with the 2 included edging strips. The IKEA website uses cookies, which make the site simpler to use. Free returns are available for the shipping address you chose. This makes the choice of kitchen worktops especially important. This innovative technology enables us to create unique and distinctive expressions while efficiently using the whole tree. They can be scratched or damaged by sharp or heavy objects, and they can’t handle heat from pots or pans. I'm glad I got those because I needed to rout an opening for an undermount sink. Most IKEA countertops come in two sizes: 6 feet (74") and 9 feet (98"). Countertop with a thick oak veneer, a durable natural material that can be sanded and surface treated when required. I chose the Ikea butcher block countertops because I felt like that gave me the most high-end look for my limited budget and I loved the warmth of the wood. It looks so nice and it well made...no braces needed, being held up by using two filing cabinets in each end. The countertops themselves have held up well. But maple is the classic material for working butcher blocks. We purchased two to try to make a counter which is partly island incorporated with a … Oct 6, 2019 - Explore Pamela Susan's board "IKEA Butcher Block" on Pinterest. Kitchen // How to cut an IKEA Butcher Block Tools: Circular saw; A 7 1/4 blade with 60 teeth – for finishing cuts; 2 clamps The work started in 2008 when IKEA founder, Ingvar Kamprad, visited one of our suppliers and asked a simple question that took some time to answer: ‘How can we make this product using fewer trees?’. Trying to cut it ended up ruining the counter. We have clear requirements for all the wood we use, including a ban on illegally harvested wood. For instant storage and countertop space, try a kitchen island or a kitchen cart. We also feature a variety of different kitchen sinks that can easily be installed for seamless integration. Both acrylic and laminate worktops are completely waterproof and easy to clean. We were told we could cut this to size but we tried several times and were unsuccessful. Suffice to say that you must do a lot of sanding and a lot of coats! Ikea Butcher Block Countertops. The worktop area is a focal point of the room, which means you need to consider its texture, look and feel. You can choose from different styles such as laminate, solid wood and even custom countertops like quartz. You can get laminate worktops that mimic the look and feel of wood or stone without the high price tag. Reply. I opted for the tighter grained alder and not oak butcher block just so it would take the stain more evenly. The bar doubles as a desk most days, so I have marks from writing on a single piece of paper, and a couple areas with marks from my water jug that has nubs on the bottom. 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