Hi Grams, here's how I made my butcher block island top: https://www.hometalk.com/10178442/how-to-build-your-own-butcher-block After I glued it all together I hand planed it and then sealed it with butcher block oil.
Here's a tutorial that you might find helpful.
That's what I'm talking about! Perfect! Thank You!
You can purchase butcher block and cut it to size. Then you'll likely need to finish it.
I really would like to DIY them. I'm going to try! I will start with the counter that does Not hold the Sink!