Do-It-Yourself Butcher-Block Kitchentop

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Do-It-Yourself Butcher-Block Kitchentop

  1. 1. Do-It-Yourself Butcher-Block KitchenTop http://granitecountertops.net
  2. 2. What is Butcher Block? A butcher-block countertop allows you to prepare food directly on the surface without fear of damaging it or ruining the aesthetics http://www.granitecountertops.net
  3. 3. Types Of Butcher Blockhttp://www.granitecountertops.net
  4. 4. End Grain Butcher Block the traditional or “true” butcher block because it is best able to withstand the chopping, cutting and dicing http://www.granitecountertops.net
  5. 5. Edge Grain Butcher Block also called a long grain butcher block, is the type of block used to make the common cutting board http://www.granitecountertops.net
  6. 6. Varnished Finish Varnish is very popular because it looks gorgeous. It is also easier to sanitize and more resistant to stains, and butcher block with a varnish finish boasts one of the best surface lifetimes in the industry. http://www.granitecountertops.net
  7. 7. Oil Finish An oil finish is a nice compromise. It’s not as attractive as varnish, but it is highly hygienic and makes the surface extremely durable. http://www.granitecountertops.net
  8. 8. Maintaining A Butcher-Block Kitchentop  All butcher-block kitchentops, must be regularly maintained in order to ensure maximum beauty and lifespan  Butcher block should be cleaned daily  It should be clean thoroughly after any significant food preparation For both unfinished and oiled blocks, apply mineral oil once per month  For varnished kitchentops, wash only with soap and warm water http://www.granitecountertops.net

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