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

Butcher block countertops instantly warm up and add a timeless element to any kitchen. Not only do you never have to use a cutting board again, but scratches can be easily sanded out. Protect butcher block from water damage though by sealing with mineral oil frequently. Design by HGTV fan LaDolfina

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.

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This kitchen has a mix of dark wood countertops and cabinets and white countertops and white cabinet trim. Stainless steel appliances were selected for the space.

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The new kitchen is totally transformed while staying within the budget. The cabinets have been painted a cream color and a new tile backsplash added. New butcher block countertops and stainless steel appliances bring a modern feel.

From: Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri




A large island for food prep and serving buffet-style sits in the center. Completely top of the line, this kitchen island houses tons of storage space, a wine rack, bookshelves and an additional sink.


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This country kitchen has wood countrtops, white cabinets with curtain fabric screens, and a deep basin sink.

This modern kitchen has a wood countertop and backsplash with a small sink area and fruit decor.

This country kitchen interior has wood countertops, white cabinets, tiled backsplash, and stainless steel appliances.


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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