seal the wood top of the island with? I like the low sheen finish it is beautiful.
the wood would work as the counter where the sink is located? I am considering using wood as my sink counter. Thanks for your help.
type of wood is this butcher block?
purchase wood from an architectural salvage place or look on craigslist for people getting rid of old wood.
You can have a wood counter top with a sink if you have the top finished with Waterlox
emilyb16: After you sand your salvaged wood (with an orbital sander, which is fairly inexpensive to invest in) to the smoothness you want, ) I highly recommend finishing
finishing your wood with a product called Osmo, which is known as a high solid and is "food grade" in Germany-- great even if you don't want to eat on it-- and very eco friendly. It permeates wood extremely well and comes up as a matte satin, which is lovely. I have used this several times on tabletops and even