Yes, we did it. We pulled off the kitchen countertop. It'll be used as a template for the replacement. It's on its way with DH in the truck down to our friend's workshop. When you pop off a countertop (and yes, I was amazed, it really does "pop" right off), you see other things that need tending. Right now, it feels like a whole lotta nuthin' in my kitchen. Here, take a look!