Kitchen Design Stories

Small DIY Projects by BBCo. Customers

Our talented customers continue to amaze us with their small DIY projects featuring butcher block. We are highlighting some of their recent work to help inspire you to do your own butcher block project. Joshua created this wonderful patio entertaining space and incorporated a 3” thick white oak butcher block accent piece from BBCo. Our […]

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Informational

Installation Tips – Support Brackets for Butcher Block Overhangs

The majority of butcher blocks we sell are for kitchen islands, many designed with an overhang to allow for seated dining. If butcher block overhangs by 8″ or more on a side of an island or 12″ or more on the end, it must be sufficiently supported. We recommend steel brackets to support these overhangs. […]

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Cooking Enthusiasts

How Many Cutting Boards Does a Home Cook Really Need?

HINT: You Need One Board for Each of Snow White’s Dwarfs. According to Bob Davis, an accomplished amateur gourmet and a loyal Butcher Block Co. customer, the answer is SEVEN cutting boards. Read his rundown below. For more than half a century Bob has been preparing meals for his family and his friends in his […]

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Informational

2020 Holiday Shopping Season Arrived Early This Year!

Retailers across the globe are already in the midst of holiday sale events…in October! While it’s not unusual to see a spattering of holiday promotions before Halloween, this year is clearly an outlier. Retailers have kicked off the holiday shopping season earlier than ever for a number of sound reasons. First, brick-and-mortar stores, wisely seeking […]

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Entertaining Kitchen Gathering Place

Celebrating a Virtual Thanksgiving

Without a doubt, this year many of us will experience Thanksgiving celebrations that are outside historical norms. Those of us who typically enjoy a Thanksgiving feast dining solo or in the company of immediate family may not change things up. But those of us who traditionally celebrate the holiday in large gatherings that include extended […]

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Informational Kitchen Design

Overhang Supports for Butcher Block Countertops

Here is one more way we are your one-stop-shop! We sell hundreds of butcher block countertops each month to DIYers, contractors, designers, and small businesses. And very often, their plans involve countertop or island overhangs designed to accommodate seating for dining. One of the most common requests we have is for us to sell overhang […]

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Kitchen Tips

Summertime Care For Butcher Block With An Oil Finish

Most butcher blocks come pre-treated with a food-safe, natural oil finish that moisturizes and protects the wood and makes it safe for food preparation, including cutting. Summertime temperature and humidity changes could cause your natural oil finish butcher block to dry and crack. With a little TLC now, you can protect your investment for the […]

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Kitchen Design Space-Saving

Customizable Country Work Table Fits Every Kitchen!

Our John Boos Country Work Table is the most popular butcher block table we sell! Standing at a counter height of 35″, it is the perfect table for food preparation. It provides an additional work surface and more counter space for appliances, if that’s what you need. But the main attraction is that this table […]

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