Wood Kitchen Countertops

Versatile, functional and handsome, wood kitchen countertops can go from antique-chic to rustic elegance depending on the species, wood grain and finish.
Butcher Block Countertops

Butcher Block Countertops

Wood kitchen countertops may get outmuscled by their more heavy-duty stone counterparts, but the material is as handsome and durable as it is fashionable.

Wood Kitchen Countertop Inspiration

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From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri

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Warm, timeless and versatile, like furniture, wood counters can be designed from a variety of different species: think walnut, elm, oak, pine, cherry, bamboo and hickory—or even reclaimed or salvaged materials.

While some like to think of wood as adding a nostalgic element to the kitchen, a better word might be “approachable.” There's nothing pretentious about a wood countertop, but when used as a counterpart to a gorgeously finished kitchen island base or impeccably tailored cabinetry, the resulting look might be as varied as antique-chic, cottage-casual or rustically elegant. Wood countertops are also more affordable than most stone or stone-look materials.

Butcher-block countertops have recently increased in popularity, and they're equally attractive and inviting. Available in a variety of species, finishes and grains, they're also great for cooks who love to work in the kitchen, or owners of period homes.

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Wood Kitchen Countertops

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Solid Surface Countertops for the Kitchen

Marrying the strength of granite with the versatility of laminate, the solid surface countertop is a top kitchen surface choice.

Concrete Kitchen Countertop Options

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Solid-Surface Countertops

Versatile, durable, seamless installation and equipped with a warranty—solid-surface countertops are a win-win.

Quartz: The New Countertop Contender

With low maintenance, high durability and endless color choices, engineered quartz offers a tempting alternative to natural stone countertops.

Corian Kitchen Countertops

Longevity and ease of cleaning are just two key traits that make Corian a great choice for a busy kitchen.

Express Yourself with Concrete Countertops

For the homeowner in quest of an artistic, one-of-a-kind countertop that transcends the commonplace, concrete may be worth the price.

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