Kitchen Island Countertop on This Old House®

Grothouse 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.

Kitchen Island Countertop for This Old House® Arlington
This Old House® Arlington Project

Kitchen Island Countertop Details 

The kitchen island countertop is 300 pounds and 11 feet long. It is crafted of Burmese Teak wood in Flat Grain Construction. The countertop is sealed with our Durata® Finish in Satin sheen; a maintenance-free, waterproof finish only available on Grothouse wood surfaces. The countertop includes an Apron Sink Cutout for a Kohler sink (Model K6487). The countertop has a 1/8″ Roundover Edge Profile on all of the top horizontal edges. The vertical corners and the bottom horizontal edges are square.

Custom Wood Kitchen Island Countertop crafted by Grothouse
Kitchen Island Countertop crafted of Burmese Teak Wood in Flat Grain Construction.

Episode Details

The island countertop can be seen on Episode 3324 (Season 33, Episode 24) of This Old House® called “Decorative Details.”

In this episode Norm Abram finds Paul Grothouse at the house ready to install the stunning countertop and sink.

This episode will begin airing on April 17, 2014. You can check your local listings to see when the episode will air near you.

About The Grothouse Lumber Company:

This episode is the sixth appearance of Grothouse on This Old House®. 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 a myriad of available options, including 60+ wood species and 30 edge profiles. Our specially-formulated Durata® permanent finish is one of the most durable and reliable protective coatings currently available on the market today.

Visit our website http://www.glumber.com  to learn more about designs with a kitchen island countertop.