Butcher block is ideal for kitchen countertops and island tops because of its durability, versatility and beauty. We interviewed Butcher Block Co who is an online distributor and proud to sell premium butcher block countertops manufactured by John Boos & Co., the nation’s leading maker of butcher block products for more than 125 years.
Butcher block countertops are available in three grain-styles.
• Blended-grain tops are made of wood rails of varying lengths, finger-jointed together. The finished countertop is a harmonious blend of heartwood and sapwood resulting in lots of visual texture and color.
• End-grain boards feature the “checkerboard” look reminiscent of traditional butcher blocks End-grain counters reveal interesting variations in color and texture and tend to be the favorite of professional chefs!
• Edge-grain, by far the most popular, is made using full-length rails of wood thermo-bonded side by side. Edge-grain counters show more subtle variation in color and grain.
Butcher Block is an affordable material for kitchen countertops. If you are considering new kitchen countertops you will find there are lots of materials to choose from. When deciding on the ideal countertop you should consider function, décor, durability, maintenance, and budget. With regard to budget, according to www.countertopguides.com, Butcher Block Countertops are one of the most affordable countertop options available. So if you are looking for a food prep work surface that is beautiful, durable, easy to maintenance, and affordable, then butcher block is right for you!