Butcher Block Table

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Project by Wade Putnam posted 2018 days ago 2896 views 22 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this 26” x 48” table after my wife saw a smaller version on the Woodworks show a couple of months ago. Finished it this weekend and moved into the kitchen.

-- Wade, Nashville,

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#1 posted 2018 days ago

Beautiful piece of work I hope to be able to do this well on my projects.


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#2 posted 2018 days ago

I love the table.. great use of contrasting woods.

-- making sawdust....

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#3 posted 2018 days ago

Thats a very interesting leg profile. Nice design.

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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#4 posted 2017 days ago

I am going to build a bigger kitchen so I can have room for one of these.

-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”

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#5 posted 2017 days ago

Looking very nice.

-- It’s not so much what we know that causes the trouble, it’s what we know that’s not so.

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#6 posted 2017 days ago

That’s a great table – surely your not going to allow someone to use a knife across its surface – its far too nice for that!

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#7 posted 2017 days ago

Outstanding! I really like the unusual leg detailing.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 2017 days ago

Awosome! I love the leg detail.

-- christopheralan

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#9 posted 2017 days ago

Very nice table. I really like the profile of the legs. How did you make that profile?

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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#10 posted 2017 days ago

I think we are all thinking that. How did you mill those legs? love the top – cutting board on the proverbial “steroids”. I am equally impressed with your shop. very nice!

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#11 posted 2017 days ago


Absolutely fantastic work. How did you do the details on the legs?

Do you have a gallon or two of Mineral Oil in the kitchen to keep it well lubricated?

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#12 posted 2017 days ago

very nice. makes me want to redo my kitchen so i would have room for one.

-- Jeremy, North Dakota

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#13 posted 2017 days ago

looks good
nice design…....

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#14 posted 2017 days ago

Great table!! very good design.

Now how about a look at your shop! It also looks great to me. How about a post on that.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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#15 posted 2017 days ago

Very nice table. It looks solid! What are the wood species you used?

Yea, what about that shop? Looks way better than mine.

-- Rick

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