To balance the cool Carrera marble countertop on the adjacent island, these kitchen countertops are replaced with a character-rich butcher block that's perfect for a hard-working kitchen. In fact, it's the only countertop material that can withstand slicing and chopping.
This open concept kitchen leads straight through to the mudroom on the left and the living room on the right. The amenities in the space include new appliances and light fixtures, as well as a new countertop that is stain and scorch resistant. There is a butcher block extension to give the family more prep space when cooking dinner.
While butcher block may not be a popular choice for bathroom design, it's actually an excellent fit, especially for master bathrooms with high traffic. To ensure durability with a rustic, industrial edge, reclaimed butcher-block counters were first cut to size by using a template and a circular saw, then sanded, oiled and sealed to fit atop the existing cabinetry.
Positioned in a quiet corner next to the kitchen, this study nook allows the homeowner to tend to email or look up dinner recipes. The countertop is a mahogany butcher block, an elegant contrast to the white drawers.
A natural wood butcher block acts as an island, adding extra counter and prep space to this cottage-inspired kitchen. Clean-lined white cabinets pair with black countertops and a subway tile backsplash for a welcoming, family-friendly space.
A butcher-block countertop that wraps around the wall and ceiling is a unique addition to this modern kitchen with a rustic twist. A pair of pendant lights hang above a small table that reflects the same look of the countertop.
Rustic Beech butcher-block and a white farmhouse sink add to the simple but modern feel of the pioneer-style L-shaped kitchen. The glossy white cabinets and white glass tile backsplash add a modern feel amongst the rustic elements.
This cottage-style features cabinets with built-in shelves that house cookbooks and cooking utensils. Butcher block countertops and beadboard cabinets bring an inviting look to this large, open kitchen.
Butcher block countertops wrap themselves around the streamlined cabinetry in this small kitchen. A farmhouse sink, glass pendant lights and warm hardwood floors are more transitional counterpoints in the modern design.