This table is the real deal. The end-grain top is designed to take the blows and slices from your finest knives without damaging them.
On the south side of the city I live in, there’s an Old-World grocery store that still sells a full line of products that come from the Italian cooking tradition. It’s a wonderful place to visit and purchase spices, pasta, and homemade sausage. In the aisle just outside the meat counter is a butcher block table that I’m pretty sure is older than me. It’s been retired from the daily duties that a butcher requires, but could easily be called back into service at any time. This butcher block table is built in the same spirit as that old butcher block that I saw in the store. This new version truly qualifies as an heirloom project. It will easily provide generations of service and assistance in any kitchen.
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- 14 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 60 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
- Cutting diagram and materials list
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