Wood Countertop Blog by Grothouse


Anvil Metal Countertops with Unique Details

Anvil finished metal countertops with unique details range from nail heads, rivets, edge profiles, expanded corners, engraving, and more.


2021 Wet Bar Design Trends

The beauty of wet bars is that they can be designed for nearly any part of your home, and we gathered our top 2021 wet bar design trends.


Custom Shelfies

According to dictionary.com, the definition of a #shelfie is a picture of a shelf, especially a bookshelf that shows off someone’s books, movies, art, collectibles, special belongings, etc. So, what makes custom shelfies better than a regular shelfie? The art of the shelfie is already so personal. Designing a shelf custom made for you takes … Continue reading Custom Shelfies


Sapele Mahogany Kitchen Island Counter designed by Darcy Niland

A Sapele Mahogany Kitchen Island Counter designed by Darcy Niland of Darcy Niland Design was custom crafted for a new traditional kitchen.


All Heartwood Walnut Half Pastore Top designed by Margaret Dean, NKBA

A beautiful kitchen in Rancho Peñasquitos, California features an All Heartwood Walnut Half Pastore Top designed by Margaret Dean, NKBA.


Kitchen Islands for Gathering

Have you ever noticed where family and guests naturally gather in your home? I bet most of us would answer with, “around the kitchen island.” Today, kitchen island is the ultimate expression of the kitchen’s move from the back of the house to the center of the home. Often times, it acts as a replacement for … Continue reading Kitchen Islands for Gathering


A Coastal Home with Wood and Metal Countertops by Grothouse

Ellen Lopez of El Design Studio collaborated with Grothouse to design a series of wood and metal countertops and accessories for a home.


Walnut Wood Home Bar Top designed by Lauren Tolles of Maison Birmingham

A Walnut Wood Home Bar Top was designed by Lauren Tolles of Maison Birmingham for an English Manor in Birmingham, Michigan.


Saxon Wood Island Countertop and Drawers designed by Jacob Evans Kitchen and Bath

A custom Saxon Wood Island Countertop and Drawers designed by Jacob Evans Kitchen and Bath in collaboration with Wildman Chalmers Design.


Walnut Dining Room Bar Top designed by Todd Wiley, Senior Designer, TruKitchens

A cottage with a smaller, yet smart, layout for relaxed lakefront living designed by Todd Wiley of TruKitchens features a Walnut Dining Room Bar Top.