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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A metal deck is available where the wooden butcher block is not appropriate.
Ventola showed police the empty slot in the butcher block and said he took the knife from that spot, although yesterday in court he told Judge Tucker he did not recall doing so.
Teragren offers a bifold brochure detailing its bamboo flooring, panels, veneer and parquet butcher block products.
Creating an organized, professional image, the issue counter is configured with the modular, high-density drawer storage cabinets and shelf cabinets, and can be paired with the butcher block, steel or plastic laminate countertops.
The gift pack features an octagonal butcher block from John Boos Co.
She grew up cooking with her dad, who died several years ago, leaving her his professional knives, pots and a giant butcher block cutting board.
Called the "great imitator," alder can even be fashioned into butcher block (left).
Ideas rarely leave the butcher block paper or white board," said Dean Hering, Chief Innovator of OVO.
clothing, hairs, bodily fluids, fingerprints, shoe prints, knives, cutting instruments, and any butcher block or other instrument that would pertain to the killing.
The kitchends feature Bulthaup cabinetry in larch wood, counter tops of Impala dark granite, stainless steel and butcher block and stainless steel backsplashes.
A solid-wood butcher block storage tray is included; it can stand on the countertop or be used as a tray in the drawer.
James Cromwell, who co-starred with a pig in ``Babe,'' helped save a 240-pound hog from the butcher block and plans to give it a new home.