Wood counter top pricing?

PattyjillJune 16, 2013

I love the look of a dark walnut bar top for my kitchen but don't want to get too excited until I figure it in the budget. Does anyone know the pricing per square ft on say a 2" thick walnut counter?


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Price is just one factor. Shipping can be significant. Finding a fabricator within a few hundred miles will save on the freight.
I ordered from these folks three times, they make a nice wood top, and they are very accommodating.

Here is a link that might be useful: Hardwoodlumber.com

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 4:09PM
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You can also easily figure it out, including shipping, at craft-art:

Here is a link that might be useful: craft-art diy pricing

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 5:32PM
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I looked at Craft Art also but found other places as well. Like mongrel said, shipping can be high. One quote I got was $250ish. Which seemed high as it was just coming from the state next door. I am in Ohio for example.

If you say where you are you may get some ideas of more local places.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 7:00PM
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You can get an online quote from cafecountertops.com, which is where we ordered our 82 inch by 52 inch 40 mm (1.58 inch) thick walnut island top. We worked through a local lumber company for a number of reasons, but the wholesaler will email you a quote based on specs you input.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cafe Countertops

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 8:28PM
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I built my own tops, but ordered the 2-1/4" thick Mesquite material from William Rogers, absolutely gorgeous!
I would imagine all their other species are just as nice...

Here is a link that might be useful: Custom wood countertops

This post was edited by ctycdm on Mon, Jun 17, 13 at 9:44

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 10:56PM
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You could also talk to local cabinetmakers and woodworkers. They can usually get anything you need lumber wise. You will also most likely save quite a bit of money since you wouldn't be paying for overhead or shipping.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 1:01AM
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