About this product
- Made by John Boos & Co. in the USA
- American Cherry, Edge-Grain Construction
- Finish Options: Natural Oil or Varnique Semi-Gloss
- Thickness: 1.5”
- Width: 27”
- Lengths from 36” to 145”
- Optional 4”-High Backsplashes
Note: Natural cherry wood is lighter in appearance than cherry-stained wood. The thumbnail photos above show how cherry wood will patina over time (in sequence, from left to right). Also, its color can vary with the ratio of red heartwood (core of the tree) to light pink sapwood (between the core and the bark) in the board. Cherry wood will appear light in color when new, but will darken over time. Note: Cutting into a countertop (e.g., trimming its length or width or executing miter cuts or cutouts) will void the manufacturer's warranty. We will be happy to provide a price quote for a factory-warranted cut or cutout if you contact us. Note: In countertops 96” and longer, some wood rails might not span the full length of the countertop. In such cases, some wood pieces might be finger-jointed together and metal fasteners might be used to add structural strength.
Cherry Butcher Block Countertops, 1-1/2" Thick
If you’re contemplating a countertop makeover to add elegance and function to your kitchen, consider an upgrade to strikingly beautiful American Cherry butcher block. Its light and dark red hues can add warmth and richness; plus there’s no better surface for food preparation tasks.
Gorgeous Wood Countertops Constructed In Edge Grain Style by John Boos & Co.
Edge-grain butcher boards have no unsightly seams where wood rails would otherwise abut end to end. All seams run parallel to one another and run the full length of the board. In making such counters, wood rails are laid side by side and bonded together using high-strength adhesive, compressive force and intense heat. John Boos & Co. makes the countertops sold by Butcher Block Co. Boos, a leader in the food service industry, has had over a century to master the process and stands by its work, as do we.
Before shipping any countertop from its Illinois wood plant, the skilled craftsmen at Boos apply a coating of Boos Mystery Oil that seals the wood’s pores. This natural, food-safe oil blend is the standard finish for countertops and recommended for boards that will be cut upon, but a semi-gloss varnish called Varnique is also available. Varnique provides a beautiful luster and the look of fine furniture, but is not intended to be cut upon. Whereas the Varnique finish requires little maintenance, the natural oil finish requires re-application in order to protect the wood from drying and cracking. We strongly recommend that you add Boos Mystery Oil or Board Cream with Beeswax to your order.
A Cherry Countertop To Suit Your Needs, Whatever They May Be
We offer edge-grain Cherry counter tops in thicknesses of 1.5”, 1.75”, 2.25” and 3”, and in standard sizes up to 145” long and 48” wide. If a standard size won’t do, or if you’d prefer an edging other than our standard (slightly eased, top only), we can offer you a custom solution. In fact, we can provide you with an instant online price quote in four easy steps.
For a Finished, Professional Look, Cap Off Your Butcher Block Counters With A Backsplash
A classy backsplash can showcase your counters in the same way that a picture frame accents fine artwork. Plus it’s practical too: less mess means a quicker clean-up. These backsplashes, also made of American Cherry, are 3/4 “ thick and 4” high.
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John Boos & Co. backs up its products with a one-year warranty against defects in material and workmanship.
Boos will either repair or replace a product determined to be defective. This warranty does not apply to damage resulting from normal wear and tear, accidents, abuse, neglect, misuse, alterations* or exposure to extreme conditions. Nor does it pertain to wood products ordered unfinished. Neither Boos nor Butcher Block Co. will be liable for any loss or damage arising from use of products or for any consequential damages.
*Cutting into a Boos countertop (e.g., trimming its length or width or executing a miter cut or a cutout) will void the manufacturer's warranty.
Boos warrants that the exact length, width and thickness of any countertop will not vary from specifications by more than 1/8 of an inch.
Returns & Exchanges
If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, you may return or exchange it within 30 days of the date of purchase. Since all John Boos products are made-to-order, a 20% restocking fee will apply and you will be responsible for return shipping costs. Custom countertops cannot be returned or exchanged unless the goods arrive damaged and the word "Damaged" was written on the bill of lading or other receipt of shipment.
If you find the identical, brand new product for less (including shipping & handling) on another website within 3 days of your purchase, email us the URL of the webpage where you found the lower-price offer. If the online seller is an authorized John Boos dealer, we will refund the difference. Butcher Block Co. will not always be able to match a lower price offer (e.g., in cases where doing so would violate legal agreements between us and our manufacturer-partners) and any refund may be limited (e.g., in cases where the competing offer is below our total cost).
Boos Butcher Blocks are loved by cooking enthusiasts and embraced by food service Professionals.
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