Add character to the plain back of a kitchen island using wood slat trim with this step-by-step tutorial. It’s a quick 2-day project!
STEP 1 – PREP
Remove any old trim and nails. Fill in any holes and seams with putty and sand smooth
STEP 2 – PREP FOR PAINT
This step will depend on the material of your cabinets/island.
STEP 3 – MEASURE AND CUT BOARDS
Measure and calculate the number of boards needed for the slats. Cut up the boards using a miter saw, circular saw, or a miter box.
STEP 4 – ATTACH TRIM
Attach the trim to the island using 1 ¼” brad nails. Once the trim is attached, fill in any nail holes with wood putty and any seams with caulk.
STEP 5 – PAINT
Tape the space around the cabinets and get ready for paint. Prime the cabinet and boards based on the material of the cabinets. Paint in the color of your choice.
Character to the plain back of a kitchen island is added!
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