|Forum topic by Weatherman||posted 08-08-2015 07:50 PM||849 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
08-08-2015 07:50 PM
I received an inquiry from a friend for a project for his mom’s kitchen. Basically she wants a large maple, end grain butcher block to cover a glass stove top that is recessed into the kitchen counters. The requested dimensions are roughly 2” x 25” x 37”. The purpose is to have the block sit across the range that is 24” x 36”. There would be about half an inch clearance between the bottom of the butcher block and the glass stove top.
I’ve never built a block this big before. It should weigh about 75lbs or so. at 2” thick, do you think there would be any sag that I would have to worry about across the middle? I think I would rather have the ends extend further onto the counter top for more stability.