There’s no getting away from the fact that a solid wood worktop will add real charm to pretty much any kitchen, but how do you go about choosing what might work best for you? In order to help, we’ve prepared this comparison of the worktops we have on offer. At Wood and Beyond, we have [...]
Wooden worktops provide a real style boost to any kitchen if they are well fitted and well looked after. One of the dilemmas often faced by people fitting or having wooden worktops fitted is whether to plump for a single stave worktop or to opt for a worktop that is made up of smaller staves [...]
Between 4th and 12th May 2013, you’ll find Wood and Beyond at the Grand Designs Live, London exhibition. Joining over 500 exhibitors at London’s ExCeL in Royal Victoria Dock, we’ll be exhibiting our range of wood flooring, worktops and decking as well as showing off some of our bespoke services that will make your wood [...]
One of the most well known hardwoods, oak is an extremely popular choice of raw material in the construction of wooden furnishings as well as for indoor and outdoor joinery projects. The wood, which is abundantly available, enjoys attractive grain markings, great strength and hardness. These properties make it not only popular for domestic wood projects, but also for shipbuilding and timber frame buildings. The tree from which this surface is made of is associated with strength and endurance and symbolises many businesses, associations and indeed countries.
It comes in a range of natural colourings from light to dark as well as a range of grades from prime to rustic, which means it’s not only long-lasting and versatile, it’s affordable as well. As well as looking good, it is particularly hardwearing and with the right care and attention will look good for many, many years.
Oak worktops are a highly sought after and popular kitchen styling option. Offering a hardwearing and attractive working surface for even the busiest kitchens, they are generally supplied untreated, which means you can apply the most suitable finish to suit your desired look. The ideal choice to match up with oak cabinets or to add a twist to a stainless steel kitchen, these will not only add charm, but will look great, even after the test of time. To help keep your worktop looking great and to prolong their life, all you need to give them is a regular coat of protective oil.