Teak Oil Rubbed Workbench Butcher Block by Wood Art is made in Indonesia. Kitchens are the heart of any home. Therefore, countertops play a significant role in your kitchen. Functionality is a necessity regardless of a kitchen’s size or style.
Butcher block countertops are considered one of the most affordable options for countertops. Butcher blocks aren’t heavy like marble or granite. This makes it easy to do it yourself. Butcher Block Countertops can be easily picked up because they are lighter than marble. They are also easy to cut to size as opposed to trying to cut through marble. You should acclimate your butcher block countertops for at least 24 hours before installation. This will allow your countertop to perform properly for years to come. Installing butcher block countertops professionally is cheaper as well. Granite or marble is more time-consuming and expensive to install.
Teak has been used on outdoor furniture for many years. Now you can get the same quality in an outdoor butcher block.
Cleaning a butcher block countertop is easy. Simply remove any leftover food and stains. Wipe the surface with a mild soap and water mix. Disinfect the area with white vinegar and water on a cloth. Let the solution sit for a minute then wipe clean. Despite the name butcher block, you will do well to resist the urge to chop directly on its surface. Knife blades can cause uneven wear on certain regions of your countertop. You should use a dedicated chopping board for cooking prep work If a wayward knife stroke dents the countertop, sand down the dent with a fine-grit sandpaper. A 220 grit or greater will do. Then apply mineral oil to the spot. you can use this same solution to remove burn marks on your countertop.
Food-safe mineral oil is recommended for regular upkeep and helps keep the surface stain-repellent and looking its best. Mineral oil provides the most matte sheen possible.
Above all, Wood Art is a truly green product. Wood Art uses eco plantation wood. For everyone that is cut down to create these butcher block countertops, A new tree is planted.