How to Build a Butcher Block Table

Add extra workspace to your kitchen with a butcher block table from Design on a Dime.

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From: Design on a Dime

Materials:

small table or cabinet
sandpaper discs
dust mask
clean damp cloth
2 paint trays
primer
paint (Behr Bayside #510F-5)
butcher block (slightly larger than tabletop)
vinyl or rubber bumper pads

Tools:

palm sander
paintbrush

Steps:

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From: Design on a Dime

1. Sand down the table with a palm sander to remove old paint and stain. Remove dust with a clean damp cloth.

2. Apply one coat of primer and let dry. Paint the entire table desired color.

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From: Design on a Dime

3. Place vinyl bumpers on back of butcher-block to prevent sliding.

4. Place the butcher block on top of the table bumper side down.

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