How to: Build your own butcher block!

 found that to build your own butcher block is not all that complicated! With the wonderful resource of our barn to pull from (my grandparents’ old wood working shop) I just keep finding more and more material to work with. In this case I knew several years ago exactly what I planned on using for the butcher block on my island – I didn’t yet have an island in mind but that wasn’t the point! To see the finished island check it out here: A radio stand converted into a red kitchen island....more

DIY Kitchen Island Makeover

Instead of ripping out all of my countertops, I set my sights on changing only one: the island. I thought, why not give the island a makeover complemented the rest of my kitchen? ...more
Hi, I have the same questions about joining two IKEA slabs. Did you attempt to connect the ...more