Magazine Articles Featuring Grothouse Wood Countertops and Butcher Block Countertops

Grothouse has been nationally recognized as the authority of wood countertops and butcher blocks. Our clients create award winning designs published throughout many magazine publications. Click on the photograph to read the articles, learn more about Grothouse and be inspired by the award winning designs. To obtain photography or expert content, contact Denise Grothouse at

Grothouse Bar in Design NJ Magazine October November 2015

Design NJ Magazine October/November 2015
Residential Wood Bar Top by Grothouse in a Room Reimagined

A Grothouse Residential Wood Bar Top is included in the Design NJ Magazine October/November 2015 issue. The Wood Bar Top was crafted for a once living room, now bar area. The family turned it’s little-used formal living room into the perfect place for a party.

Live Edge Countertop in House Beautiful September 2015 Issue

House Beautiful September 2015
Kitchen of the Month includes Live Edge Countertop designed by Christopher Peacock

The 2015 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York was chosen for House Beautiful Kitchen of the Month. The kitchen was designed by Christopher Peacock, who incorporated a Grothouse Live Edge Countertop with the kitchen island. Peacock used the Live Edge Countertop as a reminder of the garden outside. With leftover wood from the countertop, Grothouse crafted six drawer-fronts flanking the range. Grothouse is honored to have been a part of this design.

Custom Wood Countertop Choices in This Old House Magazine

This Old House Magazine January/February 2015
All About Wood Countertops | Wood Choices

An article “All About Wood Countertops” in the January/February 2015 Issue of This Old House Magazine includes various wood choices by Grothouse. The article also includes the pros and cons of wood countertops, how they’re made, edge profiles, finish options, and much more.

Grothouse Pastore™ Table in House Beautiful Magazine

House Beautiful Magazine November 2014
Grothouse Walnut Pastore™ Table

The November 2014 issue of House Beautiful Magazine covers the Kitchen of the Month designed by Matthew Quinn. Grothouse crafted a custom Walnut Wood Pastore™ Table for the kitchen. It is an honor to have been part of this magnificent kitchen design.

Grothouse Wood Surfaces featured in At Home in Berks Magazine

At Home in Berks October 2014
Kitchens with a Focus on Countertops | Grothouse Wood Surfaces

Jessica McAllister of Kohl Building Products wrote an article about “Kitchens with a Focus on Countertops” in the October 2014 edition of At Home in Berks. Jessica states that when clients are looking for a warm countertop surface as an alternative to stone, she uses Grothouse Wood Surfaces. She also states that Wood tops offer a timeless appeal to any space. The article includes photography of several Grothouse Wood Surfaces.

Walnut Countertop in Susquehanna Style September 2014

Susquehanna Style September 2014
Grothouse American Black Walnut Wood Countertop

A Grothouse American Black Walnut Wood Countertop is fourth on Sandra Steiner-Houck’s Dream Kitchen list in the Susquehanna Style Magazine’s September 2014 issue. “To warm up the kitchen, I would incorporate a luxurious wood island top from Grothouse Lumber in a beautiful custom shape. I would use 3-inch thick Edge Grain American Black Walnut wood with a Double Roman Ogee edge detail. Adding this rich warm wood top to the island would help to balance the cool finishes in the overall kitchen,” says Sandra.

Denise Grothouse featured in Lehigh Valley Style

House Trends Magazine 2014
Cool Encounters | Grothouse Wood Countertops

Grothouse Wood Surfaces were featured in the September 2014 Issue of House Trends Magazine. Hilary Zakowitz wrote the article “Cool Encounters” about countertop materials making their mark in the kitchen. The section covering Wood talks about the most popular wood choices, our exclusive Durata® Permanent Finish, and why wood countertops are often the focal point of the kitchen.

Butcher block Countertop in Signature Kitchens & Baths Winter 2013-2014

Signature Kitchens & Baths Winter 2013-2014
Walnut Butcher Block Countertop

Jaime Galapo of Allied Kitchen and Bath in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida designed a beautiful kitchen focused on family. The Kitchen includes a Grothouse Walnut Butcher Block Countertop used for the large kitchen island.