Kitchen Butcher Block Island. A DIY Ikea Butcher Block Kitchen Island we made out of an Ikea counter top and cabinets. Kitchen islands with butcher block tops, for example, not only provide a strong, sturdy surface for cutting and Plus, your kitchen island will have the look and feel of a great piece of fine furniture.
Maintain them regularly and butcher block countertops will reward you by aging gracefully. Is butcher block the right material for your kitchen? The top surface has been freshly sanded and the wood resealed and water proofed with a seed oil finish containing no chemicals.
When you think about it, a wood kitchen island surface really is a great idea because it creates one massive cutting board.
Though most butcher blocks are made with an end grain face many are made with a side/edge grain face, so while this is definitely the dimensions of a general wood top, it could have been sold as a kitchen island with a butcher block top.
I don't disagree with you or OP, I just think you are both so. The two drawers can be accessed from both sides of the table." A kitchen island with seating also provides a place for your family to sit, eat and socialize. The butcher block kitchen countertops are oak and their glossy finish was created using a waterproof and food safe sealer.