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Should a wood countertop be next to a range?

Yes it is. There are guidelines for installing gas ranges for all countertops and those guidelines are the same for wood countertops and butcher block tops. Follow those and [...]

Can wood countertops be stained?

Yes, all the woods can be stained. This is useful when wanting to move the color a little or go from blond to dark. We don't have standard stain colors [...]

What are the least expensive woods?

All the blond woods have the best price point. Hard maple, hickory, oak, ash and beach. Hickory is our favorite wood period. It is extremely hard and the color shifts [...]

How much do wood countertops cost?

In this time of constricted budgets we find that many homeowners and trade professionals alike want to know how much a wood countertop or butcher block costs when compared to [...]

Are there knots in wood countertops?

Some woods have more knots than others but most have some. When we put together a top we remove as many of these as possible but most tops will still [...]