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Butcher Block Help Center

FAQs

About Butcher Block

Butcher Block FAQs

What is Butcher Block, anyway?

How is it made?

Is it safe & sanitary?

Edge vs. End vs. Blended-Grain styles

Natural Oil vs. Varnish Finish

Is it environmentally friendly?

Is it sustainable?


Care & Repair

A Complete Care & Repair Guide PDF

How to care for Butcher Block

How to clean & oil Butcher Block

How to remove stains from oiled Butcher Blocks

How to care for a Boos Block with a Varnique finish

How to care for a BBC Block with a Varnish finish

How to remove dents

How to sand a sharp edge


Boos Block Assembly 

How to assemble Boos blocks, carts & tables


Shipping and Delivery                

Typical John Boos lead times

Curbside liftgate service - do you need it?

Freight Shipments - what you need to know




COUNTERTOPS

Countertop Materials

Comparing 13 different countertop materials PDF

Pros & Cons of 13 different countertop materials

Comparing costs of countertop materials

Specially for Designers & Contractors


John Boos Countertops

Boos countertop FAQs

Boos countertop brochure PDF

Boos STANDARD-SIZE countertops (catalog)

Comparing John Boos' 4 wood types (species)

Comparing costs of Boos' species & grain styles

How to choose the right style of Boos top

Boos' countertop warranty


Boos Custom Countertops

Boos photo gallery

How to order - the process, start to finish

Boos instant price quotes

Custom cuts & cutouts

Sink and stove cutouts

Undermount & farmhouse sink cutouts


Butcher Block Co. Countertops

BBC photo gallery

BBC instant price quotes

Comparing BBC wood types (species)

Images of all 47 BBC countertop types


Installation

Countertop installation instructions PDF

Countertop overhang guidelines PDF

HELPFUL TIPS 

For Prepping

Cutting boards for all occasions

Wood cutting boards vs. plastic boards


For Entertaining

Recipes Galore

Turkey carving tips from a pro


For Grilling

Grilling tips


For Organizing Kitchens

How to get and stay organized                  

















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