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countertops and cutting boards are constructed in three basic ways: Plank
Grain, Edge Grain and End Grain (Butcher Block). From these basic formats come
unlimited designs. Edge treatments, inlays and borders can further distinguish
your custom wood countertop or cutting board design.
Grain construction is made by gluing the edge of the
boards with the face of the board up/down. This is the customary view of wood
in furniture. The individual boards are between 3” and 6” wide and be 1.25” to
Grain construction is made by gluing the face of the
boards and the edge facing up/down. These long strips offer a grain pattern
different than the face of the board. This method of construction offers more
stability against seasonal wood movement. These tops can be built from 1.25” to
Grain construction is made with the ends of the boards
facing up/down. This type of construction is often referred to as Butcher
Block. Since the end grain is an “open grain” it is the best option for a
cutting surface. It will not dull knives or show knife marks as easily. End
Grain tops have a minimum thickness of 2.25” up to 6” and are the most
expensive construction style.