18 DIY Designs to Build Wooden Countertops
Wooden countertops have gained immense popularity in the recent times over the ones made from marble and granite because of their rustic and elegant appeal as well as the reasonable price they come for. If you are aiming for a sleek countertop to sit on you kitchen sink, washroom or any other place in your house then instead of spending heaps on buying one sharpen your creative skills by making them at home. Let us check out a few how-tos to make your task more easy and convenient.
Your kitchen would get a sober look with this wooden countertop encircling your wash basin.
Be cautious about putting wet utensils on it as they may end up in staining your beautiful countertop.
Your kitchen would look less messy as you have this countertop to place your kitchen wares rather than dumping them all over the place.
Take special care while sanding to ensure that the edges are devoid of any saw marks.
A long countertop can accommodate two washbasins.
Taking a cue from the above image you can make this countertop on the cabinet installed in your bathroom with the wash basin well-fitted into it.
Your laundry room would indeed look more organized with this countertop accommodating your excess stuff. You can also place a countertop over the washing machine tp prevent your stuff from rolling down.
It serves as a perfect tabletop in your living room where you can arrange your magnificent showpieces.
Apart from the kitchen countertop that you would get a glimpse of in this tutorial, you can even convert a small cabinet into an elegant coffee table by adding a countertop upon it.
The white cabinet at the entryway looks brighter when adorned with the maple countertop. You can choose the shade of the countertop keeping in mind the color of your wallpaper.
This spacious countertop gives you enough space for your kitchen wares.
If you have made a kitchen island, then go a step ahead in designing countertops for the space around your wash basin.
Opt for a dark-stained color for your countertop to give it a distressed or weathered look.
If you have strips of wood left from your countertop project, then make a durable cutting board rather than discarding it.
Although these wooden countertops have a series of pros (unique designs, warm appearance) and cons (prone to water damage, scratches and even germs when not sealed correctly) associated with them, it enhances the decor of your house. Hope these galore of ideas would be sufficing for you to build your wooden countertop.
Published on December 26th 2015 by Miranda Gibbs