They are beautiful, but require more care than other tops. You remove old counters and build your wooden counter to fit. Best to finish with several coats of marine varnish. Can be very shiney. Remember to always use hot pads, placemats, etc. Burns and scratches easy. Keep as dry as possible.
Hi! I have friends who love their wood counters. They treat them with food safe oil. I'm including links for caring for them and building them. I have to admit, they are gorgeous!
Glends, these tutorials should help you decide just what you want and how to accomplish it.