Butcher Block Countertop Options and Features
Your Grothouse Butcher Block can be custom crafted with a wide variety of additional options that add function in an attractive way. From sinks to trivets, we can configure your countertop in whatever design best suits your desires. A properly designed butcher block countertop provides a lifetime of enjoyment and use.
Butcher Block Countertops with Sinks
“Can butcher blocks be used with sinks?” is a common question we are asked at Grothouse. The answer is a resounding yes! We can produce cutouts for sinks, undermount and overmount, of any shape and size including faucets.
All butcher block countertops with sinks are covered under the Grothouse Lifetime Warranty provided they are properly installed according to our instructions. Butcher Blocks with Sinks are not available to be finished with our Durata® Permanent Finish and cannot have a stain application. Butcher Blocks of end grain construction are always finished with Grothouse Original Oil™.
Butcher Block Countertops with Knife Blocks
Butcher Block Countertops with Knife slots provide a flexible and practical solution for knife storage. The slot design permits storage of a variety of knife sizes and shapes and is a cleaner visual look.
Grothouse has also developed removable knife blocks that keep knives handy while protecting the blades. Removable knife blocks can be replaced with a new custom piece when your knife size change. Custom knife blocks can be designed to any shape or size desired.
Butcher Block Countertops with Laser Engraving
Grothouse offers laser engraving as an option for any Butcher Block Countertop. Laser Engraving allows you to customize your designs to create a completely personalized wood surface. Anything can be engraved – a quote, company name, logo, photograph, monogram, etc.
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Butcher Block Countertops with Trivets
Butcher Block Countertops with Trivets are the perfect solution to keep your countertop safe from hot pots and pans. Integrated Trivets are composed of several routed channels in the butcher block countertop that hold multiple stainless steel cooling rods. The cooling rods are removable for easy cleaning and can be put in the dishwasher.
The picture on the above shows one standard set of six trivets in a butcher block. The picture on the top is actually two rods taken from three sets of trivets to create that design. . Any Trivet design is available for Grothouse Butcher Block Countertops.
Butcher Block Countertops with Juice Grooves
Butcher Block Countertops with Juice Grooves are often requested when the butcher block will be used for direct chopping and food preparation. Juice Grooves collect moisture from fruits, meats and vegetables. Another term for Juice Grooves is Blood Grooves. Juice Grooves help to avoid messes, such as drips of moistures onto the floor.
Butcher Block Countertops with Trash Holes
Butcher Block Countertops with Trash Holes increase the functionality of the food preparation area in the kitchen. Food scraps are quickly swiped into the trash hole for fast and easy cleaning of the food preparation area. Grothouse offers custom made steel lids as pictured or flush mount lids with flip up handles. Trash holes can also be crafted with a custom lid.
Butcher Block Countertops with Integrated Bowls
Custom carved Integrated Bowls can offer a secure place to keep items from rolling off Butcher Block Countertops, such as eggs or fruit. In addition, they can be used for an artful display.
Integrated Bowls can be carved into any wood specie and are custom to a client’s specifications. You should consider the size of the bowl and what function you would like to use the bowl for.