I would like countertops, an island bar or table top made out of wood. How can you help me?
Elmwood Reclaimed Timber creates custom counter tops, table tops and bar tops out of any of our reclaimed woods offered and cut them to any dimension desired. We will glue, sand and cut to size any countertop, bar top or table top to your design specifications as well as shape your counter or tabletop with a variety of edges. Whether you are looking for a rustic oak top for a harvest table or a very refined, ultra-modern cherry or walnut top, we have the ability to create almost any look desired.
Can you accommodate sink cutouts in kitchen countertops?
The short answer is, yes. If you or your contractor can send us a template, we are happy to make sink cutouts. It may, however, be advisable to do sink and faucet cutouts on site if your team is capable and comfortable with this to ensure that you are fitting the top with the exact hardware you have on site.
How do you seal a wood countertop?
We have several options available for sealing and finishing wood countertops. We have natural oils that can provide a food safe wood surface that can be used for food preparation as well as more durable commercial grade finish products that will seal the wood and prevent water from penetrating the wood's surface.
Are wood countertops easy to maintain?
Wood countertops are typically just as easy to maintain as other top options. When natural oil finish is used, the surface can be reoiled overtime to keep the surface looking as good as it did the day it was installed.
Can I cut on wood countertops?
In order to keep your wood countertops looking good, we recommend using a cutting board for all of your knife work. This will prevent damaging the woods surface as well as the finish that's protecting it.
How to clean wood countertops?
Wood countertops do not require much when it comes to cleaning. A soft towel soaked in warm water and dawn dish soap will work well for daily cleaning and will also prevent the finish from breaking down over time. Chemical cleaners and wax based cleaners will shorten the life of the finish and build up on the surface over time.
How to refinish wood countertops?
If a wood countertop finish is no longer repelling water, it may be time to refinish. Depending on the finish that has been originally applied, the surface may be able to accept a fresh coat of hand applied finish to keep your wood tops protected.
I know wood tops are beautiful, but, are they durable?
This is a question that has several answers. As far as overall durability, much of this will depend on the type of wood, the harder the wood the more dent resistant it will be. When you start talking about scratches the most important factor will be the finish. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to finish, use a finish that will give the best protection against scratches or use a finish that is easily repairable. We're experts when it comes to wood and would love to help you create the perfect wood tops for your situation.
What are Bespoke Wood Tops and how does it work?
We have a wide range of textures and colors that make up our wood tops collections, but we know that some projects have specific needs that fall outside of this box. This is where our Bespoke program comes in to custom tailors a product that is specific to your project needs and design vision.