The cost of wood countertops will vary greatly from one customer to the next depending on the type of wood, the project scope and various design elements. You can talk with a custom builder to discover what types of countertops can be created to fit into your budget.
When considering a wood countertops, keep the following design options in mind:
- Single or multiple species for your countertop material
- Live edge slabs add tremendous character
- Reclaimed wood can give your kitchen a rustic feel
Single or Multiple Species for Your Countertop Material
You may want to stick to one wood species in your kitchen. For instance, cherry countertops are popular for their rich color and mild aroma, while hickory offers varied tones and a strong surface. You could also go with a multi-species look that will make a bold statement. This works particularly well if you go you use one wood on your primary countertop area and another on your island.
Live Edge Slabs
For a truly unique look, a live edge slab countertop can bring a natural outdoor look into your kitchen quickly and easily. You can pick out the exact slab that you want for your custom wood countertops. The natural edge mixed with beautiful imperfections in each piece will give you a completely original looking countertop.
Reclaimed wood is environmentally responsible and offers unique characteristics that will help your countertop stand out. Patinas, nail holes and other imperfections can help give your home a rustic feel. This high-profile wood goes a long way in enhancing the look and feel of your kitchen.
Picking Out a Finish
The right finish for your countertop will play a role in the overall cost. Choose from a food-grade mineral oil mixed with natural waxes, Tung Oil or a varnish.
Discover the Cost of Wood Countertops
Wood countertops can have a large range of price points depending on your specific design. Talk to your builder to find out how much your overall project will cost based upon all of the different options you decide on. You’ll appreciate having a custom item in your kitchen that will look good, last for a long time, and help bring your entire kitchen decor together. To get a rough estimate of your project’s cost, some companies even allow you to generate a basic online quote.
Maryland Wood Countertops can help you design beautiful custom wood countertops at an affordable price. Our designers and woodworkers are standing by to create the perfect countertop for your home. Give us a call today at 443-840-7373 for more information.