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Grothouse is the nationally recognized authority on wood countertops, butcherblocks, bar tops and tables. From our exclusive Durata® finish and our cutting edge technology continues to impress the experts. Our organic surfaces are featured in many books , magazines and television shows. Click on the photograph to read the features, learn more about Grothouse and be inspired by the award winning designs our clients create.

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Grothouse Pastore Countertop in Quintessential Kitchens

Quintessential Kitchens by Matthew Quinn

Quintessential Kitchens is the first book by celebrated kitchen, bath, and product designer Matthew Quinn. This book features a Grothouse Pastore™ Waterfall Countertop that was designed by Matthew Quinn for the 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York City.

Partial Remodeling with Grothouse Wood Countertops

Affordable Kitchen Upgrades

Instead of dealing with the stress of completely remodeling your kitchen, Affordable Kitchen Upgrades offers the wonderful idea of partial remodeling. Adding a wood countertop to your kitchen island or table is one example used to upgrade with only a few days of disruption in your kitchen.

The Best Homes from This Old House

The Best Homes from This Old House

Grothouse wood countertops and custom tables are featured in The Best Homes from This Old House™. Norm Abram toured our facility as part of our first of four appearances on This Old House Television Show™. We are honored to be included in projects with such talented and quality conscious professionals. This book highlights our wood butcherblocks, wood countertops and custom tables. It is a great read for any homeowner in need of inspiration and guidance.

Kitchen Centric

Kitchen Centric

DeGiulio continues to impress with his award winning designs. This book features the custom cutting boards manufactured by Grothouse. Each board is custom made to DeGiulio’s specifications and is laser engraved with the client’s name. The plantation teak used is the highest quality renewable wood, and the rich warm tones contrast nicely with the marble countertops.

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Stephen St Onge chose Grothouse Lumber to create a distressed architects desk for an attic renovation. For the past two years, Stephen has been seen by millions of homeowners with his monthly column in Better Homes and Gardens magazine and his appearances on programs such as The Today Show, Oprah, The View and CNN. In addition House Beautiful magazine named him “one of the top fifteen designers in America.”

The Countertop Book

The Countertop Book

Grothouse Lumber was included in the recently published Countertop Book, written by Mary Anne Piccirillo and published by Schiffer publishing. The book, which is a resource for individuals researching various countertop options, features a wide range of wood surfaces manfuactured by Grothouse.

Better Homes & Gardens

Whole Green Catalog

Grothouse Lumber’s wood countertops were included in the Rodale-published book Whole Green Catalog: 1000 Best Things for You and the Earth. The book includes tips, reviews, and advice on ways that consumers can minimize their impact on the environment. Grothouse’s wood tops were featured as the original green countertop surface.

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Posted May 10, 2017

Wood in White Kitchen Designs

Wood countertops are a great way to create balance by adding warmth and texture into otherwise all white kitchen designs.
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Posted April 25, 2017

Grothouse in House Beautiful Kitchen of the Year 2017 designed by Jon de la Cruz

House Beautiful Kitchen of the Year 2017

Grothouse is thrilled to be crafting Black Walnut wood shelves for House Beautiful Kitchen of the Year at the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase designed by Jon de la Cruz!

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Grothouse Is Proud To Have Participated In Five House Renovation Projects For This Old House®.