About this product
- 4” thick end-grain Rock Maple butcher block top
- 3/8” Bevel edges (45° angles) on block's top and sides
- Boos Block Board Cream finish
- 48”L x 24”W (deep) x 36”H
- 3 sliding wicker baskets, accessible from either side (12"W x 21"L x 8"H)
- Legs and slatted shelf are also made of Maple
- Many color options for table base (scroll down to see color swatches)
- Made in the USA
The Largest Model of Boos Gathering Blocks Makes a Magnificent Kitchen Island Table
This alluring, island-size version includes a maple butcher block top that’s 4 feet long and 2 feet wide (or deep). So that’s 8 additional square feet of work and/or countertop display space packed in a spectacular piece of furniture that will breathe new life into your kitchen or dining room. You’ll also gain storage space thanks to a slatted, lower shelf and 3 sliding wicker baskets that double as drawers for storing kitchen tools and utensils.
Its Versatile, Hard Rock Maple Butcher Block Top Is Perfect for Any Food Preparation Task
Four inches thick and made of quality North American Hard Rock Maple, this gorgeous table top will serve you well, regardless of whether the task at hand is carving meat, chopping vegetables, slicing fruit or baking. Butcher block is plenty sturdy of course, but so smooth it’s a perfect surface on which to knead and roll dough for pies, pastries and tarts, for example.
End-Grain Style Butcher’s Board Is as Visually Dazzling as It Is Sturdy and Resilient
End-grain boards result from cutting wood across its growth rings, so such surfaces reveal intricate grain patterns. Picture dozens of small (smaller than 2” x 2”) end-grain squares arranged in a grid pattern and you’ll understand why these checkerboard designs are so mesmerizing. Plus, now you’ll understand why such work surfaces are resilient. They are made up of wood fibers that do not thwart sharp blades; instead, they yield to them. This benefits the knives, as well as the cutting surface.
Once Assembled, the Entire Maple Block Is Bathed in Boos Board Cream
The cream is an all-natural blend that soaks into the wood’s grain. Beeswax is included in the cream. It seals moisture into the board and leaves its surface silky to the touch. Think of the waxy finish it leaves as a moisture barrier. Boos strongly recommends regular re-oiling of its butcher blocks and offers both oil and cream products for this purpose. We urge you to add one or both to your shopping cart.
The Gathering Block III’s Maple Base Is a Work of Art unto Itself
You’ll love its delicately notched and pinstripe-painted legs. Adding to its appeal is the fact that its base has been distressed. Consequently, no matter what finish you choose for the table’s base, some of the wood’s grain will show through, enhancing its natural beauty. This gives the overall unit an aged look you typically associate with antiques.
Now for the real fun! Pick a Table Base Color that Complements Your Kitchen and Tastes.
Choose a table base color that either complements your kitchen décor, or if you want a piece that accents it, choose a contrasting color. Among other options, you can go with barn red paint or cherry or gray stain. To view color swatches, click on "Specifications" or scroll down. Model CU-GB4824
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Useful Gray Stain
Spicy Latte (Orange)
French Roast (Dark Brown)
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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