Light Wood Countertops

Light Wood Countertops are naturally very warm, comforting surfaces that can be designed to fit any space. The five most popular light colored wood species at Grothouse are Alder, American Beech, Ash, Maple, and White Oak.

Light Wood Countertops by Grothouse
Light Wood Countertops by Grothouse

Light Wood Countertops | Alder

The first Light Wood Countertop Specie listed is Alder. There are two types of Alder species available at Grothouse: Knotty Alder and Superior Alder. Both are very light in color and make for great counter surfaces.

Light Wood Countertops Knotty Alder
Light Knotty Alder Wood Countertops

Knotty Alder is shown in the image above. Knotty Alder typically ranges from a pale yellow color to a light red-brown. Knotty Alder Wood Countertops can be crafted in any construction style: End Grain, Edge Grain, Flat Grain. Below is an Edge Grain Alder Wood Countertop.

Light Alder Wood Countertop
Light Alder Wood Countertop

Superior Grade Alder is also available at Grothouse. It is shown in the image below. Superior Grade is the highest grade of Alder. It is similar to Knotty Alder, but does not contain knots. It ranges in color from pale pink-brown to light brown.

Superior Grade Alder Wood Countertops
Light Superior Grade Alder Wood Countertops

Superior Grade Alder wood countertops can be crafted in End Grain, Flat Grain, and Edge Grain Construction. Below is an image of a Superior Grade Alder Butcher Block made in End Grain Construction.

Superior Grade Alder Butcher Block Countertop
Light Superior Grade Alder Butcher Block Countertop

Light Wood Countertops | American Beech

Light American Beech Wood Countertop
Light American Beech Wood Countertops

The second Light Wood specie available is American Beech. American Beech is typically light tan to light brown in color. American Beech Wood Countertops are only available in Edge Grain and End Grain. Due to inconsistent supply, Grothouse does not offer American Beech in Flat Grain. Below is an image of an Edge Grain American Beech Wood Vanity Countertop.

Light American Beech Wood Vanity Top
Light American Beech Wood Vanity Top

Light Wood Countertops | Ash

Ash Light Wood Countertops by Grothouse
Light Ash Wood Countertops

The next Light Wood Countertop specie available is Ash. Ash is very light in color, ranging from white-tan to pale yellow, light to medium brown. Ash Wood Countertops can be crafted in any construction style: End Grain, Edge Grain, Flat Grain. That being said, Ash Wood Countertops can be finished with either Durata Permanent Finish or Grothouse Original Oil. Below is an Ash Light Wood Countertop used for a kitchen island and seating area.

Ash Light Wood Countertop
Ash Light Wood Countertop used for a Kitchen Island

Light Wood Countertops | Maple

Light Maple Wood Countertop
Light Maple Wood Countertops

Maple is the most popular light wood specie chosen for countertops. Maple is a uniform pale red-brown or light tan. The sapwood is white with a red tinge. Maple Countertops can be crafted in Edge Grain, Flat Grain, and End Grain Construction. Below is an image of Edge Grain Maple Wood Countertops.

Light Maple Wood Countertops
Light Maple Wood Countertops

Maple Countertops are also available in End Grain Construction. Below is an image of an End Grain Maple Butcher Block that is a Light Tan color.

Light Maple Butcher Block Countertop
Light Maple Butcher Block Countertop

Light Wood Countertops | White Oak

Light White Oak Wood Countertops
Light White Oak Wood Countertops

White Oak is the fifth most popular Light Wood Countertop specie. White Oak Countertops range from light tan, light brown, pale yellow-brown to dark or pale brown. Below is a Quartersawn White Oak Wood Counter crafted in Flat Grain Construction. This countertop was featured in the Elkay Display Booth at KBIS 2014.

Light White Oak Wood Countertop
Light White Oak Wood Countertop

Light Wood Countertops are the perfect component to any space to bring warmth and comfort. The five most popular Light Wood Countertop Species available at Grothouse are Alder, American Beech, Ash, Maple, and White Oak. The Grothouse Countertop Image Library contains more images of Light Wood Countertops.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops are typically light in color. Their light color is very comforting, giving them the ability to compliment any space, any style.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops
Beech Wood Countertops by Grothouse

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops | Typical Uses and Designs

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops are available in Edge Grain construction and End Grain construction. Beech Wood Countertops are typically used as kitchen island countertops.

Palmer Todd designed this Beech Wood Countertop for a large kitchen island in San Antonio, Texas. This countertop was crafted in Edge Grain construction. It includes a Standard Double Roman Ogee edge profile and an undermount sink. This Beech Countertop compliments the light colored cabinetry in this traditional kitchen.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops for Kitchen Islands
Beech Wood Countertop designed by Palmer Todd

Julie Fergus of American Home Gallery designed the beautiful and calming kitchen design pictured below. The Beech Wood Countertop in this kitchen adds a comfortable seating area. It compliments the bright white cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops used for kitchen island
Beech Wood Countertop designed by Julie Fergus of American Home Gallery

Echelon Custom Homes designed this Beech Wood Countertop to be used for a Bathroom Vanity. This vanity countertop is a result of a talented vision. Each element of this bathroom only reaches its full potential when combined with all the components as a whole. The Beech Countertop compliments the colors in the lovely wallpaper, which has flecks of colors that pick up the balance of design elements. The bright red vanity base adds a vibrant pop of color.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops used for bathroom vanity
Beech Wood Vanity Countertop designed by Echelon Custom Homes

Beech is also typically paired with another wood specie(s) to create a wood countertop with a beautiful and unique pattern. This countertop is a perfect example of that. Beech was paired with Cherry to create a striped pattern.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops with Striped Pattern
Beech and Cherry Striped Wood Countertop by Grohouse

Jenny’s Design Build designed this butcher block countertop to include a pattern with Beech, Wenge, and Walnut wood species. The combination creates a checkerboard pattern along the border of the countertop. The checkerboard pattern compliments the design elements in the kitchen.

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops with Checkerboard Pattern
Beech Butcher Block Countertop designed by Jenny’s Design Build

Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops are typically used as kitchen island countertops. They are also typically paired with another wood specie(s) to create a pattern design. Beech Wood Countertops are designed to bring comfort to any space. They are complimentary to any space, any style design. To see more images of Grothouse Beech Wood Countertops, visit our Image Library.

About The Grothouse Lumber Company

Established in 1994, the Grothouse Lumber Company has grown to become one of the most technically advanced and creative manufacturers in the wood surfaces market. Our custom-built wood countertops can be configured with various options, including 60+ wood species, and 30 edge profiles. Our specially-formulated Durata; permanent finish is one of the most durable and waterproof protective coatings currently available on the market today.