Refinishing a Butcher Block Countertop
Refinishing a butcher block countertop does not have any special skills or expertise and can be accomplished in just a few hours, leaving your desk looks better than ever. Sand work surfaces with a sander to remove stains or scratches on the surface. Start with the roughest sandpaper. Such as countertops become softer, work your way to sandpaper finer grain. Be sure to change the sanding pad when the pad is covered with old mineral oil or grime.
Use a tack cloth to remove dust after each pass of sandpaper. If the dust is not removed, the finish of your butcher block countertop for the sake of their counter have an end was bumpy mess. Apply mineral oil to the work surface with a sponge or cloth. Wait until the mineral oil is absorbed and then apply another layer. When the butcher block countertop does not absorb more oil, wipe off excess oil with a dry cloth. Cover the counter with a layer of beeswax. Beeswax help fill the pores and poor finishing.Apply 1 or 2 layers of wax with a clean cloth and let dry. Pula counter lightly with a dry cloth when beeswax is dry. Reapply mineral wax and beeswax to their tops on a monthly basis in order to maintain the finish.