Old Town Home recently faced the same conundrum — they loved the butcher block look but wanted a little something more than just a plain square edge. Enter a router, a specialty bit, and a couple of extra materials to help do the job smoothly, and suddenly the plain Jane countertop has a fancy curvy finished edge.
This is a great example of taking an inexpensive but sturdy material and using a little creativity to customize it for a high-end look! Visit Old Town Home to see a very detailed how-to, complete with lots of helpful photos and explanations. MORE COUNTERTOP CUSTOMIZATIONS ON APARTMENT THERAPY: • Before & After: Laminate Countertop Goes Concrete! • How To DIY a Penny Covered Kitchen Countertop • Plywood: The Best Cheap Kitchen Countertop (Images: Old Town Home)