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November 6, 2014
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McClure Tables
Looks like that link is a little off..if you'd like some information about restoring butcher block, visit our blog: http://bit.ly/1z1KH8e Feel free to follow-up with more questions, our Master Craftsman, Todd McClure, would be happy to help.
    Bookmark   December 18, 2014 at 1:42PM
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September 20, 2013
lwledford wrote:
what type of wood is the butcher block
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The Olde Mill
We did not make the product in this photo but we do make competitively priced butcher block counter tops. Please contact us for more information! Or visit our Houzz account to see our work.
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May 18, 2013
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Green Mountain Custom Butcher Block
This top is maple. We build custom butcher block and often distress them to give them a more lived in feel. If you want to chop on a wood top, you should choose a Natural Oil finish that is food safe.
    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 8:21AM
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June 26, 2012
baydougherty wrote:
where can I get the light?
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Lily Gahagan
No sure if it is exactly the same, but Restoration Hardware has a similar version:


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January 23, 2012
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World Contracting LLC
is that flagstone?
    Bookmark   May 21, 2012 at 8:45PM
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Colleen Grobstok
Did anyone ever find out what the floor stone is?
    Bookmark   January 28, 2014 at 3:23PM
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April 10, 2011
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Crocodile Rocks
It looks like a blue stone or blue slate w/a natural cleft surface
    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 10:59PM
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February 21, 2014
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June 28, 2012
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Our friends at DIYLife shared this project for updating butcher block countertops to their former glory. All it takes is a little elbow grease, some mineral oil and a sander.
Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien added this to How to Care for Your Countertops
4. Butcher block countertops are typically made of maple or oak and come in wide plank or narrow strips in terms of style. The wide plank style is more apt to warp. 5. Be sure to use only food-grade mineral oil to prevent the wood from warping and drying out. Avoid vegetable or olive oils for your butcherblock countertop — these oils can turn rancid. 6. Reapply mineral oil whenever the wood looks dry. You'll want to use a generous amount of mineral oil — continue reapplying until you see the wood is no longer accepting any more oil.
Ivon Street Studio added this to Ecofriendly Materials: Kitchen Countertops
Butcher BlockComposed of smaller pieces of wood, butcher block can make great use of reclaimed or repurposed material. Sustainable butcher block can come from diverse sources, such as reclaimed shipping pallets or deconstructed buildings. Your knives will love this surface and, after it shows some age, you can just sand the wood a bit and refinish with a food-grade natural oil.Cost: $30 to $85 per square foot for the material only

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