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Grothouse Butcher Block Countertops | This Old House® Newtown, MA Project 2007

Grothouse Butcher Block Countertops | This Old House® Newtown, MA Project 2007

Oct 16, 2012

Teak Wood Butcher Block Countertop Newton MA

Grothouse crafted a custom Teak Butcher Block Countertop with under mount sink for a large kitchen island. Donna Venegas of Venegas and Company designed the incredible kitchen space. In addition, a custom table was made and stained to match the homeowners treasured heirloom chairs. Grothouse was highlighted on two separate episodes as outlined below.

This Old House Newton ProjectThis Old House Newton ProjectPictured is cameraman Steve “Dino” D’Onofrio being held onto the GMC truck to shoot a driving scene with Norm and Paul Grothouse in the driveway of GrothouseCustom Teak Farmhouse Table

The Project: Newton Shingle Style built in 1897, the house is a Colonial Revival in “Shingle-style clothes”—a typical transitional-style house from the late Victorian era.

Season: 29

Program: #2708 Newton Project Part 8 0f 16

Original Air Date: Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 1:30pm ET

Grothouse Highlight: Master carpenter Norm Abram traveled to Germansville, Pennsylvania to see how wood countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse crafts a 3-inch teak butcher block countertop island top for the kitchen.

Program: #2715 Newton Project, Part 15 of 16

Original Air Date: Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 1:30 pm ET

Grothouse Highlight: Custom countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse arrives from Pennsylvania to install the end grain butcher block teak island top and deliver its companion piece “a custom teak farmhouse table” for the breakfast area.

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