And on a budget! We spent around $500.00 on our counters and compared to spending $4000.00 at Home Depot or Lowe’s I’d say that’s a steal! We also looked into Ikea butcher block counters, but when we thought of the wide plank style we came up with the idea of making them ourselves.
DIY Butcher Block Kitchen Island: Some friends of mine just moved into a new apartment and I wanted to make something for them as a housewarming present. Their new kitchen is small and they don't have much counter space for food prep, so I decided to make them a kitchen island. I ...
End grain flooring is a unique type of wood tile flooring. What makes this wood block flooring so different is that the tiles are actually cut from timber ends. This not only means that wood’s grain is visible and upward facing, but also makes wood block flooring incredibly durable from a ...
A few weeks ago I got an e-mail from a reader asking me to write a post about how our butcher block countertops are holding up. I have to admit, I’m a little embarrassed I didn’t think of this myself….of course I should write a follow-up post. My main concern when we choose them was how they would hold up over time and I’m sure many of you are wondering the same thing.
Our 1-1/2 in. x 39 in. x 74 in. Kitchen Butcher Block Island Top is as beautiful as it is practical. Northern European birch is one of the most popular kitchen islands throughout the world. The birch
Our 1-1/2 in. x 25 in. x 120 in. Kitchen Butcher Block Island Top is as beautiful as it is practical. Northern European birch is one of the most popular kitchen islands throughout the world. The birch
End Grain Cutting Board designs are an awesome upgrade to the normal edge grain cutting board. A few month’s ago I showed you How to Make a Cutting Board from Scrap Wood and I got a great response to it especially over on Instagram and Facebook.. One of the questions that kept coming up though was how to make an end grain board and how is that different.
At Knotty's we specialize in butcher block countertops. We make them custom length, width, and thickness. When it comes to butcher blocks we have the nicest and widest selection to choose from, 15 woods in total. 14 hardwoods and 1 softwoods.
If you're going for homey and cozy in your kitchen, skip the built-in cabinet-base island and instead make the central work area a furniturelike table with a butcher-block counter.
Butcher Block Hardwood Table: The idea for the table came only after I had gotten the wood which was given to my father by a friend as scrap wood he thought should be burnt. My dad realized the most of it was quality hardwood that should be repurposed for something more than...