butcher block in Florida garage

flseadogJuly 13, 2009

We have a 30" x 60" x 1.5" butcher block that we have been using for a desk top for the past 30 years. It looks like it was urethaned way back then but I vaguely remember that it was finished with tung oil so I don't know why it looks so shiny. In any event, we don't have any use for it in our new house and I was wondering if it could stand up to the heat and humidity of a Florida garage. DH thinks it could make a good workbench surface but I'm afraid it would warp or delaminate and I hate the idea of ruining such a good looking piece of wood. I'd rather give it away than ruin it. Do any of you have any thoughts on how well it would hold up in the garage? Thanks in advance.

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Quality Outdoor Furniture Brands/Materials?
I am looking to buy an outdoor dining set, chaise loungers...
wendage2
need help with living room furniture placements
Hi, I have this living room 16.5 by 21.5 and the fireplace...
missbaggy
Kitchen Table Repair
Hi. My kitchen table has a crack in it and I was wondering...
marc83
Omnia leather furniture
We have seen a sofa by Omnia that we like - for around...
Susijo
Is using natural latex foam for sofa seat cushions going overboard?
I know this must seem like an odd question, but 100%...
texasgal47
Sponsored Products
Storage Shelving
Overstock.com
Portable Dry Misting Outdoor Fan
$199.00 | FRONTGATE
Warm White LED Christmas Curtain Lights C05156-S 5mm Conical
EnvironmentalLights.com
Industrial Iron Pipe Pendant Lighting With Iron Shade
ParrotUncle
Old Havana Floor Fan by Fanimation Fans
$1,496.75 | Lumens
5' Red Cedar Cross Legged Bench
Fifthroom.com
Banded Aluminum Outdoor Sconce - ADA by Hubbardton Forge
$238.00 | Lumens
Sportsman Series Propane 4000 Watt Generator
Beyond Stores
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™