Is it safe to stain butcher block?
People also ask, can you stain butcher block GREY?
Hardwood Reflections Weathered Gray gel stain is designed specifically for butcher block or other interior wood products that require a very high-end finish for an area of heavy use. Gel stains are very thick and provide a striking color when cured. Apply in the same direction as the grain of the wood.
Additionally, is wood staining food safe? Shellac is a safe, food safe wood stain made from a resin secreted from the female lac bug and ethanol. It is available in a clear or amber tint. Shellac brings out the rich warmth of wood grain making surfaces look soft and natural instead of plastic.
One may also ask, is there a food safe stain for Butcher block countertops?
Pure tung oil is a good choice for a food safe wood finish for your butcher block countertop or kitchen island. It's easy to apply, nontoxic and leaves a beautiful matte finish that fits into almost any home style. There's something special about wood butcher block countertops.
What are the cons of a butcher block countertop?
Butcher Block Pros and Cons
|More sustainable than other materials.||Dents and scratches accumulate over time.|
|Has natural anti-bacterial properties.||Must still use a cutting board to protect surface.|
|Available at a wide range of prices.||Requires routine maintenance and proper sealing.|