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Sunday, 21 February 2010

Oak Worktops


Just a little update on the new kitchen. The joiner (carpenter) who is coming to fit the kitchen said he would "be here in the middle of this week at the earliest" we are interpreting this as probably next week. These oak worktops are supposed to be oiled and, indeed the oil came with them. However, as my MIL (85) lives with us and is likely to use all sorts of chemical sprays on any available surface (and will not be told) we decided that it was safer to varnish them. The joiner says this will be fine and at least they will maintain their fabulous finish. The varnish is matt so it really doesn't show at all.

I was really excited when I saw how gorgeous the worktops look and how well they match our wooden floor. Mind you we have spent all weekend moving them, painting them and stepping over them!

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8 Comments:

At 21 February 2010 at 22:11 , Blogger Traceyr said...

Janice these are stunning and will look great in situ.

Love the wall paint colours too.

:)

 
At 22 February 2010 at 10:04 , Blogger Angelnorth said...

I do love a good wooden worktop and yours look fab! Hope the varnish works out well for you (must re-oil mine!).

 
At 22 February 2010 at 12:39 , Blogger Kaz said...

Ooooohhh those are worktops to die for Janice!! Good idea with the varnish, had to laugh at the 'won't be told'!! xx

 
At 22 February 2010 at 21:19 , Anonymous Kath said...

Love those worktops and had to giggle about your mother-in-law.

 
At 23 February 2010 at 00:07 , Blogger Cookies and cakes said...

I am so excited about your new kitchen! I am happy for you :-)

 
At 25 February 2010 at 00:26 , Blogger Helen McGinn said...

Hmmm...having problems with messages today; this is my second on here, just a wee test. xx

 
At 25 February 2010 at 10:27 , Anonymous Wendy said...

Oh Janice - they look fabulous. I wish I had varnished my (walnut) worksurfaces... they need to be sanded and oiled again. I really am getting very jealous of your kitchen!

 
At 13 October 2011 at 13:57 , Anonymous oak kitchen worktops said...

Oak is a great wood to used in kitchen.

 

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