Butcher block bench tops are kiln dried, electronically glued, then cured and sanded smooth. All tops are finished with a penetrating mineral oil protectant. Most models are marked food safe.
Maple Tops are manufactured from tight grained, hardwood species that resist denting and scratching from tools and components. Maple tops are less absorbent than other hardwoods. Available in 1-3/4" and 2-1/4" thickness with the option of a square or safety edge.
Birch Tops are an economical hardwood that resist dents and scratches in general purpose applications with light tool work. Birch tops are easily machinable and offer greater absorbency. Available in 1-3/4" square edge.
Ash Tops offer the greatest resistance to breaking and splintering and resist dents and scratches in general purpose applications. Available in 1-3/4" safety edge.