Butcher block workbenches are sturdy, versatile, and practical work surfaces that find application in various settings, ranging from professional workshops to home garages. The key defining feature of a butcher block workbench is the top surface, which is made from thick, solid wood. The material used is dense, resilient, and long-lasting, making them ideal for work surfaces that may be exposed to cutting, pounding, and other heavy-duty jobs.
The construction involves arranging individual wood strips or "staves" side by side and bonding them together with food-safe adhesives. This results in a thick, durable surface that can withstand heavy weights and resist damaging or cracking over time.
Butcher block workbenches typically have a robust frame made from steel, wood, or a combination of to support the weight of the solid wood top. The frame may include shelves, drawers, and cabinets to provide additional storage for tools, materials, and equipment.
Butcher block workbenches are highly versatile and serve a variety of functions. In workshops, they act as reliable surfaces for woodworking, metalworking, and other DIY projects. Their strength and durability make them well-suited for handling power tools, sawing, and hammering.
Butcher block workbenches are an excellent, versatile, and durable addition to any department in your warehouse. The bench tops are resistant to impact and damage from tools, making them ideal for manufacturing, fabrication, shipping, and other tool work. They are mounted on steel frames to avoid rust and corrosion, and American Surplus can even add Vidmar cabinet drawers in addition to numerous other customizations. Contact a member of our sales team to learn more about our current inventory of butcher block workbenches, as well as our full selection of used workbenches.