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Butcher Block Makes the Cut for Holiday Kitchen Prep
Countertops and cutting boards will likely take a beating over the holidays. These butcher blocks have the chops to perform under pressure
"These butcher blocks have the chops to perform under pressure... through butcher block countertops. "Homes from the '50s have these great butcher block... to have butcher block countertops in the kitchen, you should use them plenty and let... on one butcher block countertop, take a look at how different kitchens integrate —... endgrain butcher block piece. When we updated our kitchen I saved lots of money by putting..."
How to Clean and Care for Your Butcher Block
Keep butcher block counters and boards looking sharp as a knife — and sanitized for safe food prep — with this advice from a pro woodworker
"Keep butcher block counters and boards looking sharp as a knife — and sanitized for... good butcher block is a fixture in any kitchen and contributes to the character... of your butcher block, and it can become an heirloom piece passed down by many. Here... keep your butcher blocks and cutting boards in clean and attractive shape.... love my butcher block counters! I don't cut on them though- I use my butcher block..."
Kitchen Counters: Try an Integrated Cutting Board for Easy Food Prep
Keep knife marks in their place and make dicing and slicing more convenient with an integrated butcher block or cutting board
"integrated butcher block or cutting board... one big butcher block? With that in mind, here are eight integrated cutting surfaces... With a butcher knife. On the coffee table. Using only the parchment paper in which... of the butcher block conveniently placed next to the cooktop. I use this multiple... end-cut butcher block island and yours @jrwquattro--truly works of art. We can appreciate... installed Boos butcher block counters and I love them. This is in my 1947 farmhouse kitchen..."
Architectural Sunscreens Take the Heat Off Homes
"Sun-blocking screens help you stay cool, play with light and create a stunning modern... as "sun block." Usually defined as a permanent architectural element, it has the double... these sun-blocking structures goes to architect Le Corbusier, with his use of exterior... ignorantly butcher foreign languages. Brise is pronounced like breeze, because the S is... lifting of blocking out unwanted heat gain as interior blinds or curtains. Yet since the..."
A Victorian Kitchen Opens Up
A San Francisco space goes from blocked off to spot on, blending Victorian, midcentury modern and contemporary details
"goes from blocked off to spot on, blending Victorian, midcentury modern and contemporary... kitchen was blocked off and not very functional, the dining room was cramped, and the sunporch... stove.The butcher block countertops provide a nice contrast to the concrete on the island..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"well-known butcher block to less common materials such as glass and terrazzo. We've chosen... had my butcher block countertops for 8 years and absolutely love them. Just purchased... like butcher block it is extremely easy to sand out a scratch and then just put... into a butcher shop that didn't have wooden blocks? We used a material called GLASSOS... wanted butcher block counter tops in our kitchen because we had them in our former..."
Kitchen of the Week: A D.C. Row House Honors Tradition
Traditional fixtures, a farmhouse sink and wood countertops give a newly redone kitchen a classic feel
Guest Picks: Scandinavian-Chic Kitchenware
Houzz Tour: German Tradition Deep in the Heart of Texas
Rooted in architecture from the 1800s, this award-winning home mixes history with the vernacular of today
"Milton Butcher, and that brief conversation lead to the commission for Imber’s first... man Mr. Butcher was...may he rest in peace, knowing people around the world appreciate... late Mr. Butcher from the description of his vision and his keen eye for collecting... like Mr. Butcher had an important collection of art and furniture. He did the right... building blocks pushed together and clad in faux Tudor or Tuscan (ugh). This has pleasing..."
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"mental block when it comes to making a decision on the numerous considerations, like... about butcher block there instead? Wonderful article. Thanks for pointing out that... thought of butcher block, and wonder if it would work with a 5 foot long surface that... on the block that doesn't have granite will hopefully work in our favor eventually... was two blocks long and I loved everything they had,even the colored glass slabs...."
My Houzz: Personality Radiates Through a Sunny Manhattan Apartment
Sculptural lighting and eclectic artwork give a creative couple's New York City apartment personal flair
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"chopping block (except, a butcher block). They are beautiful and not something you... edge cut butcher block raised bar in walnut. Love the warmth you get from wood. We'll... maple butcher block counter in our kitchen, and my husband, who does most of the... maple butcher block counter for 35 years. We have always had a stainless Elkay stainless... maple butcher block counters from 1977. Counters refinished a few years ago with..."
Inspiring Ideas for Vintage Kitchen Islands
Tired of the same old boxy kitchen island? Look to the past for a functional piece with timeless personality
"beautiful, old butcher block from their old family business just sitting around in his ga... vintage butcher block when she moved. :) (Please ignore my filthy kitchen!) I love... love this butcher block. LOVE the fact that you showed a variety of styles. Too often... covet old butcher block, the dip on the surface always has me keeping my wallet tucked... an old butcher block planed down for very little money, it you want the look with..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Budget Makeover in Massachusetts
For less than $3,000 (not including appliances), a designing couple gets a new kitchen that honors the past
"use the block, the more of a patina the wood gets. Butcher block is VERY durable.... though the block was sealed with some kind of varnish. The butcher block from Ikea is... love the butcher block counter it adds a warmth that otherwise would have been lacking... love the butcher block! I LOVE this kitchen! And I love your preface to the piece..... of the butcher block counters. I'm thinking the appliances and professional fees..."
The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands
Nixing ready made for readily imaginative, these homeowners fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts
"gnarly butcher block....it doubles as workspace and bar cart..... I love the look... piece of butcher block for the top. The top overhangs the cabinet on either side in... grain butcher block top. Also, for those needing something more custom/bigger/etc... removable butcher block top. It's moved from house to house and all around our kitchens... the same worktop as in the rest of the kichen. The towel rail is the hand grip from..."