About this product
- 4”-thick maple end-grain block
- Varnique finish
- 24” x 24” and 36” high
- 16-gauge brushed stainless steel stand
Note: Some assembly is required. Legs must be attached to block.
Note: You should not cut directly on a butcher block with a Varnique finish. Instead, place a cutting board on the block.
The Boos Metro Station Features a Square, End-Grain Butcher Block on a Modern-Looking Stainless Steel Stand
The Metropolitan Station by John Boos employs a sleek and simple design that works with most kitchen décors and makes it multi-functional. Its 4” thick, 24-inch-square butcher block top makes it one of the most substantial kitchen tables you’ll ever come across. But its smooth, glossy surface makes it perfect for simple food prep like sandwich making. Finally, it’s such a handsome piece of quality kitchen furniture that you’ll want to show it off by using it as a serving block for gourmet cheeses, fresh fruit or freshly baked cookies. Or use it as a buffet table for presenting side dishes during your family’s dinner.
Its End-Grain Style Top Will Mesmerize
End-grain butcher blocks look a lot like checkerboards, but without the stark contrast in colors. They do, however, display considerable variation from square to square. That’s because each square is the cut end of a short length of wood – 4 inches long, in this case. As with snowflakes, no two cut ends of wood look exactly alike.
This Maple Butcher Block is Sealed with a Varnique Finish
Varnique is a Boos brand of furniture finish, similar to a semi-gloss varnish. It seals and protects wood, gives the piece a fine-furniture look and requires no maintenance. Most household cleaners can’t harm it, and you can clean it using mild soap and water and a soft towel. However, it’s important to note that you should not cut upon a surface finished with Varnique. Instead, place a cutting board on the Metro’s surface and cut on the board, not on the Metro.
It Takes a Welded, Stainless Steel Stand To Support the Metro Station’s Massive Block Top
Specifically, it takes 16 gauge brushed stainless steel that's melded into 1-1/2” square tubing. That tubing is formed into a sturdy frame apron and legs. Like the butcher block mounted on it, this steel frame is built to last.
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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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