As recommended by a professional painter: to paint over any surface, without sanding, use a product called 'ESP: Easy Surface Prep' available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Saves hours of work!
Butcher Block Countertops Pros & Cons Perfect kitchen combo for me.I like the combo of the butcher block and the other slab countertops plus the all white kitchen. The rustic dark wood floors are my favorite. Don't like those lights though.