A butcher’s block is a type of composite wood used as heavy duty chopping blocks, tabletops, and cutting boards. It was widely used in butcher shops and meat processors, but has now become popular in home use. A butcher’s block is used in household kitchens as an alternative to stone and laminate tops. This has created a new industry in kitchen design, and many furniture and parquet makers are starting to make butcher blocks and butcher block countertops. But you don’t have to spend a lot of money to buy a butcher pad. Just make one yourself!
The first craft is a traditional kitchen island with a butcher block. The top is stained to keep the beauty of the wood and the island is gray. You can choose any color.
This kitchen island not only has a butcher block top but also interior shelves. It is open and offers a lot of storage space, a very convenient idea, especially for a small kitchen.
Make a dining table with a nice butcher block top! The look of this top goes perfectly with a rustic or modern kitchen, almost any kitchen that can be complemented with warm wood.
A butcher block countertop is ideal for cutting and cooking. You remember what these blocks were originally made for, don’t you? Create a comfortable cooking surface by reading this tutorial.
Add a touch of chic to your kitchen decor with a butcher’s block worktop as a functional surface. Since it is around the sink, you need to seal it and finish it properly to avoid spoiling it with water.
This simple kitchen island can serve as a dining table. Add a bottom shelf for storage and voila, you have a super practical piece of furniture!
Make a cool butcher block on casters to use as a mobile tray or to serve food wherever you want. even suits house parties because the wood texture is amazing and goes well with any meal.
Butcher’s blocks can be used not only in kitchens, but also in bathrooms. Add this beautiful countertop to your bathroom cabinets to make them look chic and add a warm touch to your bathroom with wooden structures.
These country style white cabinets have been amazingly accented with cool butcher blocks. Unlike stone or solid surface, the butcher’s block can be made in a basement or workshop. This makes it the perfect DIY project to completely transform your kitchen on a budget.
Butcher blocks can be not only tips, but also a lot more. In this tutorial you will learn how to make a cutting board out of butcher blocks. Not only are they easy to use, they also look cool.
This comfortable and courageous butcher block is mobile! It consists of an old kitchen card with several shelves, and the top is covered with a butcher’s block. It can serve as a kitchen island, for storage and for cooking.
If you don’t want to spend a lot of time making a butcher block, you can make a wide plank block. This wide butcher block is easy to make. I love the dark wood and the grain it shows.
A pool noodle is a cylindrical piece of polyethylene foam, sometimes hollow. Pool noodles are used in swimming by people of all ages. Pool noodles are useful in learning to swim, swim, to rescue, in various forms of water play, and for water exercises. The pool noodle is often used to protect sharp edges and corners. But there are many more uses for common pool noodle!
Initially, pool noodles are used in children's arts and crafts. This craft makes it possible to sprinkle some summer water from a pool noodle, and that's great for kids to have fun outdoors while it's hot. All you need to do is puncture the pool noodle around all sides of the noodle at random. The more holes, the better the spray. Then hang it up and voila!
More summer outdoor activities for your kids! Make this croquet game for your children in your garden: place the pool noodle on the kabob stick and make an arch. Decide where you want the other kabob stick for the other end and push it into the grass.
Another no-brainer with pasta is stacking bamboo. You will need green pool noodles to turn into bamboo: brown and green lines along the length of the noodle; brown wobbly nodules around the noodle and brown streaks on the ends; Brownish and green streaks on the ends peeling away from the nodules.
If you have a young baby, you can do a baby gym to help them grow. The basic idea is the same as with croquet: bend the pasta and lay it on a piece of fabric. Then just hang toys and other things you like.
If you're having a pool party, there is no better drink cooler than your pool! Make a floating drink cooler with containers and pool noodles. Simply attach pool noodles to the container to keep it buoyant and fill it with ice and your drinks.
More crafts for kids! And this time it's a pool noodle headboard. Trace your headboard on a foam board, then attach pool noodles in the color you want. Cut them off if necessary.
Wreaths are the most popular outdoor decorations, and you can make different shapes for wreaths from pool noodle. Basically, it's just about cutting the noodle, then shaping it to your liking and covering it with painter's tape.
The next tutorial is about making a wreath out of a pasta shape, and it's not difficult at all. This is a nautical compass wreath for summer decor, but you can substitute the elements if necessary.
One more wreath is much easier than the previous one: it's just a matter of taking a pool noodle and painting it with the brush, voila! Colors and patterns are up to you.
A pool noodle garland is a great idea for summer decor, parties, and other events. Just cut the pool noodles and put them on threads, then hang where you want.
Do you need a backdrop for a pool party? Use pasta! Wire them up and install them where you need them. Then add more accessories for the photo booth and voila!
These popsicle postcards are perfect for a beach, pool, or summer party, and pool noodles are the main material for this craft.
Another beverage cooler is in the shape of a pineapple: it has a round container and pool noodles that are reminiscent of this fruit and are placed around it. So have fun for a pool party!