Wood Countertop Blog by Grothouse


Anvil™ Metal Countertop Accents

Anvil™ Metal Countertop Accents are becoming increasingly popular in today’s luxury kitchens, baths and entertainment spaces.


Blue Designs featuring Wood Countertops

Paint manufacturers are rolling out new shades for 2018, including blue. Due to its cooler tone, designers incorporate wood into blue designs to add warmth.


Am I Going to be Affected by the Chinese Birch Plywood Tariff?

Chinese Birch Plywood Tariff of 206% will result in quick upward price movements and lead time extensions, which may affect the cost of USA made cabinetry.


2018 Countertop Trends

As the new year approaches, we look forward to upcoming 2018 countertop trends – from floating counters with hidden supports, to exclusive curated woods.


Eat-In Kitchens with Wood Countertops Custom Crafted by Grothouse

Multitasking at its best, Eat-In Kitchens with wood countertops and butcher blocks provide the perfect place for friends and family to gather, as well as an additional food preparation area.


Walnut Butcher Block Kitchen Island Tops

Walnut Butcher Block Kitchen Island Tops are noted for their beautiful grain and warm, brown coloring.


Stained Wood Kitchen Bar Tops

Stained Wood Kitchen Bar Tops come in many different shapes and sizes, with stock stains and custom stain matching, there are no design limitations.


Kensington Wood Countertops by Grothouse

Kensington Wood Countertops are the second wood species in a series of specially curated woods, hand selected and sourced by Grothouse.


Custom Wood Countertops for Narrow Kitchen Islands

Installing an island can enhance your kitchen in many ways, and, with good planning, even smaller kitchens can benefit with narrow kitchen islands.


Butcher Block Stations

Butcher block stations are custom crafted to turn any kitchen into a veritable work horse. The best stations function as food prep and storage centers.