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Butcher Block Help

Posted by mdevine (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 23, 12 at 17:47

I need a butcher block/counter that would be about 84x26. This counter will only be used for kids to do homework, maybe eat breakfast, work on computer, etc.

I was thinking of a cherry wood.

Any ideas what I would be best off getting so it does not get to ruined by the kids writing on paper on the counter or get water stains from cups.

I was thinking of getting something with a conversion varnish. Or maybe the varnique finish from boos.

Any thoughts?

Thanks!!


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RE: Butcher Block Help

Cherry is relatively soft for a kitchen counter.

It can be dented by writing on paper on the counter with a ball point pen.


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RE: Butcher Block Help

You could try the Butcher Block Company's Website or the cheapest option (IMO) is to get a Craftsman worktop. Try Craigslist or Ebay first to see if anyone is selling an old one.


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