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"walnut butcher block in our kitchen remodel... I'm surprised concrete was not one... I mean butcher block (darn auto correct) We laid down Marmoleum (linoleum) on a old... wanted butcher block too. I had the thought of using the porcelain wood-look tiles... emulate butcher block and if I wasn't afraid of the tile saw I would have done it!... original butcher blocks were natural unfinished timber to allow for scoring so as not..."
Kitchen of the Week: Warm and Industrial in New Hampshire
Generous helpings of wood keep white subway tile and cabinets from feeling cold in a kitchen redesigned long-distance
"kitchen! Butcher block w/ drawers underneath is genius! I love the butcher block..really... colored island to break up the white. Love the big chunk of walnut butcher block. Bulls... bright. The island (butcher block, drawers) is a fantastic idea. Great Job! love it! I... of your island? Length and width and dimensions of the butcher block top? Where did... sink, the butcher block! I would add color somewhere but other than that I want this..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Get the ideal kitchen setup by understanding spatial relationships, building dimensions and work zones
"of the island. The other side of the island is about 30" from a window seat. All the... out an island prep sink, and we love having one large open surface for the island... cabinets and butcher block counter to make cooking easier for our tall client. http://www... In/on the island versus a sink: I have my cooktop in the island and love it, I can face... building a butcher block counter, so the extra depth will not be too difficult to fabricate..."
The Kitchen Counter Goes to New Heights
Varying counter heights can make cooking, cleaning and eating easier — and enhance your kitchen's design
"counter or island :) I do have a large and thick chopping block that helps with that... kitchen island by removing the casters that came with it and putting the island legs... chopping block is set at 39". At 6'1" the chopping block height is one of the best decisions... for our island like these: http://www.houzz.com/photos/1924040/Island-Estate-trad... custom island chopping blocks. you can see them here on Houzz or on their website..."
Kitchen of the Week: Pushing Boundaries in a San Francisco Victorian
If the roll-up garage door doesn’t clue you in, the blue cabinets and oversize molding will: This kitchen is no ordinary Victorian galley
"kitchen island. This one does. I find I much prefer working on the island that at the... expanse of butcher block counter on either side of sink and maybe just some open cubed... countertop butcher block from IKEA?? What sheen is the cabinet paint in? I did mine in... that the island is no longer situated as photographed here (between the *sink and range)... not keep island in my way between sink and stove. Fantastic! Sorry, it looks like an..."
8 Kitchen Design Tips for Foodies
"user. My butcher block sits at around 40" from the floor and I can work for hours without... in the island. It looks just like that wooden block, but it's mechanics' foam. Since... up for butcher blocks and cutting boards. Something along the lines of a Ferris Wheel... knife block.....upside down, so you don't blunt the blades every time you use them... Knife-Block-Set-contemporary-boning-knives- I have a dishwasher with a utensil drawer..."
7 Low-Maintenance Countertops for Your Dream Kitchen
Fingerprints, stains, resealing requirements ... who needs ’em? These countertop materials look great with little effort
"and some butcher block) and the honed finish doesn't streak or spot. But the butcher... had a butcher block on the counter across from the stove and always put hot pans... went with butcher block counters sealed with Waterlox, and I couldn't be happier with... for our island and counter tops in our modern Montana house and love it. Naturally... butcher block is my favorite (and I am no kind of housekeeper at all, and I find that..."
10 Design Tips Learned From the Worst Advice Ever
"consider butcher block or soapstone. Remember that water wasn't such an issue with the... opted for butcher block counters from Ikea with the idea that we'd replace them (donate... have Ikea butcher block also, for the last 7 years...love it! My sink is on a different... piece of butcher block for the desk nook.) Just have to say that quartz is the best... where the island was tiled with 4" tumbled travertine, and it was so nice to work on..."
Soapstone Counters: A Love Story
Love means accepting — maybe even celebrating — imperfections. See if soapstone’s assets and imperfections will work for you
"1/2 foot island. onbelay11, The island is 42.5" x 103." I really like the offset sink... is my butcher-block top farmer's table. My sons did their homework on it for the... have real butcher block counters and soapstone seems like a breeze to care for compared... hate my butcher block counters. I did not choose them, they came with the house. I... is your island? I'm trying to decide if I should center my sink or put it to the side..."
Keeping Cabinet Color on the Down Low
"dated island...and walnut island top...LOVE it...put two comfy herringbone chairs... project. Island My island is walnut slab.....love it...lots of personality. Was that... I use butcher block sealants...hasn't needed it yet......it won't last forever but... black island - and use a matte finish on the island cabinets. Good luck. The area... - Ikea butcher block would be a great alternative and reasonable price for a major..."
Sweet Ideas and a Truffle Recipe from a Chocolatier's Test Kitchen
A $2,100 budget didn't mean a half-baked kitchen redo; this confectioner just rolled up her sleeves and rolled out the improvements
"kitchen, butcher block countertop made a big difference. I love to see something other... about the butcher block countertops near the sink, but it hasn't been a problem. After... the oak butcher block in the dining area for about 5 years. Just in the last 6 months... I love butcher block and its timelessness. Love the stainless workstation, too. Well... and get butcher block; a new sink--I HATE stainless--- and a few other clever things..."
8 Kitchen Organizing Ideas for Messy Cooks
Not the clean-as-you-go type? Not to worry. These strategies will help keep your kitchen looking tidy no matter what your cooking style is
"I love butcher block. I only use cutting boards for raw meat now. Much less cleanup... of the island. degalisto, I'm a clean as I go cook. I use the main island for prep... chopping block in our island directly opposite our pullout trash containers (we do not... idea of blocking the back of the stove with glass blocks for a peninsula is interesting... knife block went the way of the utensil crock, and I've fitted another drawer for..."
Dream Spaces: 12 Beautiful White Kitchens
"went with butcher block counters to add warmth to the space. These kitchens are too... cherry wood islands to keep some warmth though as all white can look too sterile. There... on our island when we renovated a year ago. To warm it up and avoid the surgical look... a prep island has a marble top with a wonderful time worn patina, and it's been in... and the island, though small, contains both prep sink and stove We redid last year..."