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2-1/4" Thick Edge-Grain Walnut Countertops

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  • Made by John Boos & Co. in the USA
  • American Black Walnut Edge-Grain Butcher Block
  • Finish Options: Natural Oil or Varnique Semi-Gloss
  • Thickness: 2-1/4”
  • Widths: 27”, 30”, 32”, 36”, 38", 42” and 48”
  • Lengths up to 145”
  • Optional 4”-High Backsplashes

A Gorgeous Edge-Grain Walnut Butcher Block Countertop Can Totally Transform a Kitchen

American Black Walnut, treasured for its varied, rich colors, is the most valuable North American hardwood. The typical walnut edge-grain butcher block exhibits a vivid array of light colors – off-white, faint yellows and creams - as well as medium to dark browns. This fascinating natural mix of colors makes walnut the go-to hardwood for high-end luxury homes.

Butcher blocks are assembled in a number of different construction styles. By far, edge-grain butcher blocks are the most popular. They are constructed by bonding together long strips of walnut wood of equal length. Each strip runs the full length of the countertop, so its only seams run parallel to one another. This provides a clean and consistent look, which most homeowners prefer.


Butcher Block Grain Styles

John Boos Walnut Countertops Come in a Wide Range of Thicknesses and Sizes

Boos & Co. makes walnut edge-grain counters in many industry-standard sizes. So it’s likely you’ll find one that will fit your new-construction or kitchen remodel project. Standard widths range from 25 inches up to 48 inches. Within each width-class you’ll find an array of lengths available, all the way up to 145 inches. Plus, you can choose from four different thickness options: 1.5, 1.75, 2.25 and 3 inches.

If Boos doesn’t make a standard-size walnut countertop in edge-grain style that suits your need, simply obtain an instant online price quote for the counter top of your choosing.

Boos Walnut Kitchen Counters Come with Either a Natural Oil or Varnique Finish

The key question you must answer in order to decide on a finish is whether you intend to cut directly upon it. Whereas you can cut upon a countertop finished with natural oil, you should not cut upon a Boos walnut countertop coated with Varnique. Varnique provides a protective high-sheen shield, but Varnique can be compromised by a sharp knife blade slicing into it.

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