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John Boos Introduces Foundry Collection Dining Table Sets

Press Release – The New Foundry Collection Line Includes Rustic Dining Tables and Complementary Dining Benches and Stools Illinois-based John Boos & Co. unveiled an all-new line of dining table sets: The Boos Block® Foundry Collection. According to marketing materials for the new product line, these dining tables, stools and benches meld together Boos butcher […]

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Antimicrobial Efficacy of Oiled John Boos Cutting Boards Is Validated

Scientific Research Has Substantiated the Antimicrobial Efficacy of John Boos Wood Cutting Boards Protected with Boos Mystery Oil and Boos Block® Board Cream. John Boos & Co., with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the Central Illinois town of Effingham, dates back to 1887. That’s when founder Conrad Boos carved his first wooden block from a […]

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John Boos Launches Rustic Edge Classic Country Work Table

The Illinois-based firm recently announced its all-new Rustic Edge Classic Country Work Table made of Ash wood as part of its “1887 Collection.” More than 130 years after Boos & Co. produced the very first “Boos Block,” the company continues its long tradition of beautiful, functional butcher block wood furniture. According to Ted Gravenhorst, Jr., […]

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Fast-Rising Demand Is Driving Black Walnut Lumber Prices to Record Highs

Black Walnut – North America’s Most Valuable Wood – Nears a Tipping Point Black Walnut – considered America’s premier timber for furniture making since the country’s founding – is enjoying such a surge in popularity that it now faces a crisis of affordability. Over the past several years, worldwide demand has jumped to levels never […]

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Butcher Block Co. Adds Live-Edge Wood Cutting Boards in Time for Holidays

Press Release – Butcher Block Co. Adds Live-Edge Cutting Boards E-tailer Butcher Block Co. announced this week the addition of live-edge cutting boards to its online store catalog. These boards – available in either maple or walnut – will be supplied by Created Hardwood, LTD. In September BB Co. began selling live-edge table tops reclaimed […]

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Butcher Block Co. Adds Live Edge Table Tops to Its Online Catalog

Supplier Created Hardwood™ Refinishes Live Edge Wood Slabs from Seven Different Varieties of Trees This week, Butcher Block Co., a leading online retailer of wood countertops and kitchen furniture and accessories announced it has added to its catalog live edge wood slabs for use as table and counter tops. These wood slabs, salvaged from downed […]

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John Boos & Co. Opens a New $16-Million Illinois Wood Plant

Butcher Block Maker John Boos & Co. Celebrates Triple Milestones Boos Commemorates the Making of Boos Block Number 13,000,000 in the Company’s 130th Year, Plus the Opening of a New $16-Million Illinois Wood Plant At 3pm CDT on Tuesday, August 29th, former and current Boos & Co. staff members and local dignitaries congregated in Effingham, […]

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Enter our John Boos Standing Butcher Block Giveaway!

Butcher Block Co. Announces June Standing Butcher Block Giveaway The Grand Prize Is an Authentic John Boos Butcher Block Worth up to $1000. Online etailer Butcher Block Co. today announced a sweepstakes event that will run the entire month of June 2017. From time to time the company runs such promotional events to educate consumers […]

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A New Year Brings a New Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

A yellowish green, Pantone’s Greenery is reminiscent of nature and reminds us all to slow down a bit and smell the great outdoors.  It’s critical that artists, designers, manufacturers and printers around the world “speak” a common “color language.” Toward that end, Pantone’s proprietary Color Matching System helps ensure standardized reproduction of colors across geographies, […]

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Furniture Industry Growth Is Driven by Shifts to E-Commerce and Environmentally-friendly Products

Like other mature industries, the U.S. furniture market is experiencing shifts toward E-commerce and environmentally-friendly products. These are two key findings recently revealed in a market research report issued by Conlumino, a retail research agency and consulting firm. The report notes that the furniture sector is strongly outperforming the economy as a whole, with sales […]

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