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Resurfacing a Butcher's Block

Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri of HGTV's "America's Most Desperate Kitchens" take on Home & Family's kitchen.
Resurfacing a Butcher's Block
  • Palm Sander
  • Belt Sander
  • Mineral Oil
  • Beeswax

DIY Resurfacing a Butcher's Block - Home & Family

Contractors Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri are showing you how easy it is to resurface your kitchen's butcher's block using just a handful of materials.


1) Use palm sander to take down the top and top sides

2) Switch in a medium paper and do two more passes

3) Save sawdust

4) Take out splinters or staples

5) Switch to fine paper and do one more pass

6) Rub top with mineral oil

*Use a lower grit sandpaper for a pre finished butchers block and a higher grit on an unfinished surface

*Re-oil your butchers block every six months to and re surface as needed

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