Buying Guide for Butcher-block Kitchen Islands
You can choose islands with drawers, tapered or turned legs, and a variety of butcher-block woods
You can choose islands with drawers, tapered or turned legs, and a variety of butcher-block woods.
A composite-wood frame and a wood top of planks laid on the flat keep the price down on this assembly-required island. It measures 48 inches long by 24 inches wide by 36 inches high.
About $550; Target
A 2½-inch edge-grain maple top with a drop leaf and sizable drawers make this formidable piece the work center of the kitchen. It measures 60 inches long by 28 inches wide by 35 inches high.
About $1,899; John Boos
The 3 1/5-inch-thick end-grain lyptus top with walnut accents, turned legs, and cup pulls give this tall island a furniturelike feel. It measures 48 inches long by 34 inches wide by 39 inches high.
About $2,895; Snake Hollow