Using Routing Jigs to Cut Rustic Oak Worktops

Using Routing Jigs to Cut Rustic Oak Worktops

Along with an impressive range of timber worktops, we also sell a fantastic range of accessories for the fitting and installation of kitchen surfaces.

If you are looking to purchase and fit our Rustic Oak worktops, or any of the others in our collection yourself, consider also ordering one of our great value routing jigs.

Our range of jigs includes a number of great quality choices specifically designed to assist in the customisation and installation of wooden worktops, with different sizes designed to suit worktops from 620mm to 900mm in width.

Each jig includes a special mitre cut-out, and cut outs for worktop connector bolt recesses to make it easy to join multiple worktops together. We offer a variety of jigs to suit different levels of usage. For DIY installations, our Value range starts at just £17.50 for a 700mm Value Worktop Jig, whilst for professional kitchen fitters our laminated varieties may be more suitable: these are more hard-wearing, and start at £25 for a 650mm Solid Laminate Worktop Jig.

As well as worktop jigs, we also supply a range of jigs for other kitchen and home fitting requirements. Consider purchasing our drainer jig, aperture jig and hotrod jig to fully equip yourself so that you may complete any kitchen worktop customisation; a variety of other jigs are also available.

If you would like to know more about any of the jigs in our range, feel free to get in touch via telephone or email, or leave us a message on Facebook or Twitter.

Love eBay? Order Discount Kitchen Goods through Our eBay Store!

Love eBay? Order Discount Kitchen Goods through Our eBay Store!

If you’ve come this far, you will probably already know that our website is home to a huge range of discount kitchen goods, including incredibly priced timber worktops, routing jigs and many other worktop accessories.

Did you know that our entire range – and more besides – is also available on our eBay store? With well over 300 products available, you’ll find the entire range of timber worktops, jigs and much more besides on our eBay store. Each product is available with the ‘Buy it Now’ option, and is delivered for free by our express couriers.

We have been operating on eBay since November 2005, and as a Platinum rated PowerSeller, we now have an incredible eBay feedback score of over 13800 and 99.2% positive feedback, proving that you truly can buy from us with great confidence.

Of course, you can still contact us via telephone or email to place an order, or make a purchase via our website, if you prefer.

Ordering Discount Kitchen Goods with Two Man Delivery

You might expect a discount kitchen supplier to skimp on delivery costs by sending everything with a cheap 3rd party courier, but at Kitchen Surplus we know that even though our customers expect fantastic low prices, they also expect their products to arrive quickly, safely and in top condition.

Whilst many of our discount kitchen goods such as routing jigs and other worktop accessories can be delivered via a reliable courier, we offer our own two man delivery service who take special care when delivering timber worktops.

As the name suggests, this delivery service is carried out by a two man team, who can deliver your wooden worktops to any ground floor location of your choice. They will also remove any packaging to allow you to inspect the worktop before signing for delivery.

This Monday to Friday service operates between the hours of 7:30am and 6pm, and a three hour time slot will be allocated to your order on the day before.

Our delivery team will also call approximately thirty minutes before our van is due to arrive to give you plenty of time to prepare a clear delivery route to the area you would like to store the worktops prior to installation.

This great level of service is available for just £30, and £15 for each additional worktop.

We are continually expanding our delivery area but this two man service is not yet available in all postcodes throughout Britain, so please check our delivery details page to see if your area is covered. If not, other delivery services are available.

Learn More about our Fantastic Selection of Oak Timber Worktops

If you have made it this far, it’s likely that you already know that Kitchen Surplus is the best place to buy timber worktops at simply unbeatable prices.

We have worked hard to secure a continued supply of overstocks of some of the most high quality worktops available, and would now like to tell you more about the differences between some of our most popular choices.

It should be self-evident that our oak worktops are by far the best-selling range on our website, which is why we have a number of different varieties to choose from.

Premium Oak

If you are looking for a beautiful oak worktop at an unbeatable price, then our Premium Oak worktops are for you.

Each worktop is 40mm thick and features 20mm wide staves, which creates a characterful surface for both modern and traditional kitchen settings.

Prices start at £80 for a 2m x 620mm x 40mm worktop

Farmhouse Oak

Our Farmhouse Oak worktops are constructed from wider 40mm staves, and are blessed with characteristic knots, distinctive grain patterns and the natural colour variation that makes oak so unique.

You won’t find a better value oak worktop than this, which is why it is only available in a single size: 3m x 620mm x 40mm.

Available now for just £84.99

Rustic Oak

If you are looking for a quality oak surface that is incredibly smooth and hard-wearing, whilst still featuring the stunning natural grain pattern that makes oak so distinguishable, consider our Rustic Oak worktops.

This variant of oak worktops is available in a wide range of sizes and in either 27mm or 40mm thicknesses for very competitive prices.

Prices start at £109.99 for a 2m x 620mm x 40mm worktop

Prime Oak

If you are looking for a clean and luxurious oak surface, our Prime Oak worktops are the ones to choose.

Each 40mm stave that is used to make up this type of oak worktop is chosen for its uniform grain and consistent colour – perfect for a light & bright kitchen.

Prices start at £129.99 for a 2m x 620mm x 40mm worktop

Do you have more questions about any of the worktops in our range? Get in touch via our Facebook page or send us a message on Twitter and we’ll do our best to answer your queries.

Our Quick Guide to Oiling Worktops

There’s only one thing better than worktops, and that’s a wooden worktop with a healthy coating of Danish oil: a recommended product both for protection of the timber, and to bring out its beautiful grain and natural colouring.

At Kitchen Surplus we suggest using Rustins Danish Oil to achieve a satin finish that not only accentuates the look of the worktop, but also makes it more hard-wearing.

The point at which your worktop is installed and the period immediately after is when it will be at its most vulnerable, so it is important to ensure that regular oiling is completed to help protect the worktop.

Follow these steps to oil your worktops:

  • All worktops from Kitchen Surplus are supplied with a 150 grit sanded finish, but we do recommend giving them additional sanding prior to installation to achieve your desired finish.
  • After sanding, rub the worktop down with a clean, dry cloth to remove any dust.
  • Once clean, you can start applying Rustins Danish Oil. Apply a healthy layer to the top surface and pay close attention to the end grain as this will absorb oil faster than the top and bottom surfaces and may require extra coats.
  • Leave the worktop 6 – 8 hours to dry before repeating the process, flipping the worktop as you go. We suggest applying three coats to the top, bottom and sides, and 6 coats to the end grain.
  • When fully dry, wipe down the surface with a lint free cloth and make sure the oil coverage is even.

This process can be repeated as many times as you feel is necessary, as the more coats you apply at this early stage, the stronger and more aesthetically pleasing the worktop will become. If the worktop is not fully dried between applying coats of oil, it will feel ‘sticky’, so be careful not to apply too much too soon.

We offer tins of Rustins Danish Oil in 1L, 2.5L and 5L capacities, with a recommended application of 1L for every 3M of worktop. Don’t forget to add it to your order!

New Dark Oak Timber Worktops Now Available

At Kitchen Surplus we provide a wide variety of high-quality timber worktops, and are always on the look-out for new and exciting kitchen surfaces to offer to our customers at unbeatable clearance prices.

This week we are proud to have procured stock dark oak worktops, which offer a unique combination of European oak’s fine qualities with an appearance not dissimilar to black American walnut or wenge timbers.

Each dark oak worktop undergoes a special treatment that penetrates through the top surface of the wood to darken the timber in a more long-lasting way than staining would achieve, meaning it is still possible to rout drainage grooves in to the timber’s top surface without exposing any of the lighter sapwood that can be found on the underside of the worktop.

With prices starting at just £180 for a 2m x 620mm x 40mm worktop, and matching upstands available for only £25, our dark oak worktops are perfect for bringing a luxurious centrepiece to your kitchen at a fraction of the cost of many other dark hardwood choices.

Consider combining them with modern kitchen cabinets for a fashionable high-contrast look, or combine with classic oak features for a more traditional kitchen theme.

Learn More about Discount Kitchen Goods in our New Monthly Blog

Welcome to the first ever post in our blog!

On a monthly basis we’ll be blogging about the timber worktops and other discount kitchen goods we sell. In this first edition, we wanted to remind you of our great service, keen pricing and high-quality products that simply cannot be beaten.

At Kitchen Surplus it is our priority to source great value clearance products from high street retailers, kitchen specialists and online e-tailers, then deliver them directly to our customers without any unnecessary middlemen adding cost or complication.

As well as our fantastic kitchen products, our newly revamped ‘responsive’ website makes shopping online easy – whether on a desktop computer, smartphone or tablet.

WOCA Worktop Maintenance Kit

If you would prefer to purchase via our eBay store, you’ll be pleased to see that we are a Platinum certified eBay PowerSeller, with a positive feedback score of well over 13,000 and an astounding rating of 99.7%, which further proves our high level of customer satisfaction.

The latest products to hit our eBay store are a surplus shipment of 1L WOCA Worktop Oil and WOCA Worktop Maintenance Kits, priced at £14.99 and £19.99 respectively. This ingression oil is an ideal alternative to our Rustins Danish Oil and is perfect for treating any hardwood worktops, as well as wooden flooring and other furniture. Snap up these products for a bargain price today, whilst stocks last!

To finish off this first edition of our blog, we’d like to invite you to come and visit us on social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Google + where we will be regularly sharing more information, deals and advice.

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