Wood Countertop Blog by Grothouse

Kitchen Island Countertop on This Old House®

Custom Wood Kitchen Island Countertop crafted by GrothouseGrothouse has had the honor of crafting a kitchen island countertop for the This Old House® renovation of an 1872 Italianate in the historic Boston suburb of Arlington.

Iroko Countertops

Iroko Wood Countertops crafted by GrothouseIroko Countertops are often used as a substitute for Teak Countertops. They are extremely light in color when initially manufactured, but quickly darken to a honey brown color.

The most common thickness for Wood and Butcherblock Countertops

Mahogany ButcherBlock is 2 1/2 inches thick There are multiple answers regarding the Frequently Asked Question, “What is the most common thickness for wood and butcherblock countertops?”

Reclaimed Chestnut Wood Countertops

reclaimed_chestnut_wood_counter-300x300 Reclaimed Chestnut Wood Countertops is recycling at its high end finest. It is endorsed by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Reclaimed Wood Countertops exhibit the natural historical aspects of the originality of the wood. The natural historical aspects convey character and create an extremely unique appearance.

Wenge Countertops

Wenge Wood Countertops crafted by GrothouseWenge Wood Countertops have an extremely attractive appearance due to the strong grain and subtle color variation.

Hand Planed Wood Countertops

Wenge Hand Planed Wood Countertop designed by Venegas and Company
Grothouse continues to revolutionize their solid wood surfaces by offering Hand Planed Wood Countertops.

Countertop Options

Wood Countertop with Integrated bowlGrothouse offers a variety of Wood Countertop Options that make your top both unique and functional.

Teak Countertops

Teak Countertops information on buying and designingTeak Countertops are popular for use in kitchens and baths. Not only are they beautiful, but one variety is known to contain natural waterproof properties.

Designing Engraved Wood Countertops

Engraved wood countertopsEngraved Wood countertops are a trendsetting feature. Grothouse can engrave type in any font, image, or even a handwritten phrase or signature.

Can I put hot pans on wood countertops

trivets for hot pans on wood countertopsA common question is “Can I put hot pans on wood countertops?” At Grothouse, we recommend integrating trivets to accommodate hot pans, pots, or cookie sheets.