Granite is an attractive all natural stone which will add color and warmth to the kitchen of yours. This will make it easier to to not only have an additional chopping block in the home of yours. This is vital, because not only does the butcher block have to look good in your house, unlike furniture, it's to perform to your exact specs. The deciding of color is actually going to depend on whether you are starting to build the kitchen from scratch or if you're working to plan the countertops with the existing decor of the kitchen. Merely inert oils are actually safe for use in dealing with butcher block counters.