butcher block

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butcher block, chopping block

An assembly of rectangular blocks of hardwood which are edge-glued, joined by dowels, and then pressed together hydraulically; esp. used as a work surface in a kitchen.
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The wooden butcher block top is fastened to a metal frame to prevent warping and provide ample support for the load.
This is the original Wood Welded Butcher Block made the traditional way with double dovetails in the face.
If such arguments have frightened you away from slicing, dicing, or boning on wood, you may be able to bring your butcher block out of retirement.
The lounge has a feature fire set onto a raised hearth with an attractive surround and the kitchen has been superbly re-fitted, including butcher block work surfaces to three sides, ample cupboard space and an integrated washing machine.
The kitchen has been updated with a tile back splash and butcher block counter tops.
A kitchen knife, pulled from a butcher block in the kitchen, was still in her chest.
The re-fitted kitchen has white high-gloss units, stainless steel finish appliances and butcher block roll-edge worktop.
To keep your butcher block in tip-top shape, rub a light coat of mineral oil into the wood after each cleaning.
Teragren offers a bifold brochure detailing its bamboo flooring, panels, veneer and parquet butcher block products.
Glue in the feet and dowel handles, then wipe on a couple of coats of Butcher Block Oil ($6.