8 Plans for DIY Wood Countertops

DIY wood countertop

The Spruce / Margot Cavin

Adding DIY wood countertops to your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and even an outdoor kitchen has become a popular remodeling project that even the beginner can handle.

It's not a surprise that wood countertops have become so popular. A wooden surface adds warmth and interest to your space and gives you a look that can fit any style from modern to rustic depending on how you decide to finish them.

Wood countertops can also be a very budget-friendly addition, depending on what type of wood you choose to use. Most of the plans below use either butcher block or pine boards to create unique counters that add classic character to your kitchen. And because custom wood countertops can be very expensive, you can save thousands of dollars by building one yourself.

Here are eight DIY projects that will help you build your own wood countertop.