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1184 North Kraemer Place
 Anaheim,  CA 92806 
[off 91 State Freeway]

March 28, 2014

8/4 Jatoba Lumber at 19' full lengths

EDGE Grain Butcher Block

Rough stage before glue and further manufacturing..

This is leftover wood not making the grade.

Lots of glue!!

......Next week for for the CNC and the drum sander.

EDGE Grain
51" x 51" x 2"
Been Oiled by All Finishing Solutions

February 2014

Great Restaurant Project:

"T" Bar inside and out in Black American Walnut EDGE Grain
California Butcher Block
Oiled and installed by Jon and Josh.

Opening in 2-ish months.

EDGE Grain American Black Walnut
"20' x 13' T Shaped"


Mark Rogero-CEO
and Zackary Allen Smith-Project Manager

Hickory - Pecan Lumber from Reel Lumber

Drum sanding 220 Peices, we received lumber from 1-3/4" to 1/16" shy so every stick was
drum sanded to perfection!
[You will see why this is so important to do the manufacturing correct]

Some perfectly good sticks to to the Wood Carver, that do not make the correct grade in 1-5/8"
board widths.

A day trip to Oakland to meet with
CONCRETEWORKS in person before the project started.

10 days and in 4 days early!

Includes a Water Fall leg on clients final installation.

2 additional shelving pieces went to Ian Wickum
at San Franisco Millworks on the Peninsula.

Aaron Robinson ordered from us

What is our Flag Ship END GRAIN Butcher Blocks do for our business.....make our clients happy.

We deliver on our company trucks
same day delivery.
Anaheim, CA to Santa Cruz, CA

168-1/2" Length x 66" Width x  2.5" Th.
EDGE Grain Custom Made by
California Butcher Block

I will have the sink face milled to accept Apron Sink.


Feb 4, 2014

Some of our New Products are in finger joint:


I have great new project in Idyllwild, CA

Thanks Jim, I am waiting on your kitchen photos!!

EDGE Grain Maple in our New Finger Joint
San Clemente, CA

Jan 9, 2014
EDGE Grain Black American Walnut in manufacturing.

Oct. 1, 2013
Contra Costa County
Reclaimed FLAT Grain Black American Walnut Chopping Block.

Oct 4, 2013

Big Hacenida Heights Kitchen EDGE Grain WALNUT
144" Length x 67" Width x 3" Thick

August 23, 2013
Not your typical bathroom vanity!
Thanks Rob Parry, a General Contractor from 
"Building Trades Network"

25" Wide x 24" Width x 3" Thick 
EDGE Grain Black American WALNUT.

June 26, 2013
EDGE Grain Walnut
Made with as much Sap - requested.

93" Length x 29" Width x 1-3/8" Thickness
1990's Royal Blue Tile - Demo
Install by M.A.C.C.
Thanks for the field cut out for the stove and a full trim of a Maple below old tile.

July 9, 2013
Our Cherry match on this 10' Length x 18" Width x 1-1/2" Thick

"Yesterday's Project"

June 25, 2013

21032 Marino Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Property for Sale

"After above and below on the installed by Licensed G.C. Rob Parry "

EDGE Grain Oiled - American Black Walnut
 63" Length x 32" Width x 2" Thick

"Before with self made island counter in tile "
Can you say Upgrade from Floor Tile to a
California Butcher Block

June 20, 2013

EDGE Grain Walnut
All Oiled
Convex End
150" Length x 65" Width x 2-1/4" Thick with
a corner desk 4' x 2' x 2-1/4"
Another Nice, project for us from Lance at Stratton Studio!

"Rob Parry" 
General Contractor: B1 License # 534470

I had to place this END Grain Walnut here.
A perfect Ca Block
delivered to a 1900's era cottage.

June 11, 2013


Wood Species on Display in Butcher Blocks
Alder, Australian Cypress, Nat Birch, Bubinga, American Cherry, Mesquite, African Mahogany, White and Natural Maple, Ribbon Sipo, American Black Walnut, Peruvian Walnut, Pine, Purpleheart, Tigerwood, FEQ Teak, Zebrawood.

40 more Lumber Species now in manufacturing in the exotics -
will be displayed in JUNE 2013.
See the Showroom Tab for the updated species.

Durability: Hand Made Custom - Made to Last Generations!

GLUE: Titebond II or for Industrial Applications: Titebond III.

Preferred Cabinets
Julie Allen of Lake Forest, CA
EDGE GRAIN WALNUT ~ Stained to match dining rm., table.
Coto de Caza, CA 92679

August 6, 2013

June 15, 2013

EDGE Grain
for a local Wood Celebrity in Southern California

Installing Tuesday of next week.

Underside photo for recessed hand copper sink

Our Butcher Block Block and Kitchen Design by
Susan Thiel Coon
Tel. (949) 226-9664

If this looks easy - 2 words....Good Luck!


June 1-3, 2013

Thank you Marla Whittaker
"Sizzler" Photo shoot on Tuesday!

I received the call for a EDGE Grain Calif. Butcher Block, needed in 3 days.
This was going to be a problem because a big fat unit of lumber was due in on Monday, from REEL LUMBER SERVICE in Anaheim, CA

"Visual Sherpa" had their foot against Ms. Whittaker tail feathers to find a
Walnut Block NOT pre made in the state in 3 days!!

I asked the shop to stop the other 3 rush projects for PDI prison table samples and do my 1 day EDGE Grain Walnut Block N O W !!

36" Length x 24" Width x 1-1/2" Thick


May 28, 2013

Another great looking project....
Matt Morris Development, Inc.
and Hartmark Cabinets, Chino, CA

724 33rd Street ~ Manhattan Beach, CA 92065

Favorite Sea Foam Blue!

EDGE Grain Walnut
Oiled by a Howard's product ~ All Made in California.

132-1/2" Length x 58-1/8" Width  x 1-1/2" Thick

June 10, 2013

Going to look like this....
Our preferred vendor for installation on June 27, 2013.
4 weeks from start to finish on our part.

Same as this EDGE Grain Walnut - below....

I oiled this on site and it was also glaring in the windows on the bay sunshine.
Back in 2011.

May 28, 2013

75" Length x 37" Width x 3" Thick
END Grain Walnut

Meerker Cabinets of Upland, CA
Thanks Scott for the beautiful project!

On site to be oiled - wait til it gets the treatment and the
END Grain Walnut will look outstanding!


Remodeling by RANCHO REMODEL
 and Mr. Scott Meeker

Location: 91604
Started on April 30, 2013

Nice sized Kitchen Island, with under mount sink:
EDGE Grain Walnut
Conversion Varnish Dull 5% Sheen

My type of CA Butcher Block
89" Length x 63" Width x 1-3/4" Thick
Under mount sink cut out.
L.A., Scott template maker.
Scott is out token cameraman.
Great job Scott!

Installation by others Friday / May 31, 2013!!

See the meticulous job of buffing the stainless sink, a dingy old stainless
back to a great shine!

See here the matching bar pony wall and back block in EDGE Grain Walnut.

Photo from last week - going in the line of finish by All Finishing Solutions.

Studio City, CA 91604

MAY 17, 2013

We enjoy Food Shows!

We don't take any credit for the massive counters under the 1-1/2" thick
California Butcher Block.
Natural White Maple EDGE Grain.
5 Days on a special milling on the drawings by
Scenic Express ~ North Hollywood, CA 90065


Channel 4 NBC

Shop Photo's

Project in Simi Valley, CA
EDGE Grain
Jatoba aka brazilian cherry

96" Length x 42" Width x 2-1/2"



September 2009

I had to re post this Super Nice Project in Hollywood, CA

EDGE Grain Maple
16'-3" Length x 40" Width x 2" Thick
Oiled by the Howard's Products.

Natural Maple

May 2, 2013

KPorter Design Studio
Carlsbad, CA
Project: San Diego, CA
38" Length x 38" x 2"
EDGE Grain Oiled American Black Walnut

Hello Stephen Kfoury / The Estimator

April 30, 2013

Fast Counter Tops and an Island in 15 days, see start to almost installed,
Super Project!!
More templating in Westlake Village, CA

Lumber for the Island @ 2-1/2" Thick


The 5 Block Project will be made in 7 days, sent to 
All Finishing Services in Anaheim, CA. (714) 630-4030
Standard Finish: Dull Sheen.
CENTER ISLAND with Apron Sink.

May 5, 2013

Sink cut out on 2-1/2" Thick
EDGE Grain Walnut~Custom~Hand~Made, not like Import Production Blocks,
we use [Titebond III] Glue.
Radius inside corners following the center line of
the small lipped very heavy sink.
Lowest moisture in the industry @ 8-12%.

The Chef Depot Delight!
An under mount sink, weighs in as heavy as this EDGE Grain
American Black Walnut 98" Length x 41" Width x 2-1/2" Thick Island.

Top Edges: 1/2" radius
4 Verticals and Bottom Edges: 1/4" radius.

Installation by client in Westlake Village.
Conversion Varnish: Dull Sheen.
Just shot minutes ago - 
May 10, 2013.

April 2013

Delivered on May 30, 2013

Push the Plunger and Blow up the Orange Stone Counters!!

EDGE Grain American Black Walnut

 Oil product by:

Howard Butcher Block Conditioner

Food Grade Mineral Oil & Natural Waxes

  • Exceeds U.S. FDA regulations for direct and indirect contact with food
  • Revitalizing blend prevents drying and cracking of hardwoods and softwoods
  • Natural waxes provide another level of protection.

GRAIN DIRECTION Flows with the counter top direction so no angles on the joint connection.

 Waiting for client installation.

Before the luan template phase.

April 12, 2013

Michell Storay Designer
Project in WEST IRVINE: Irvine, CA 92602
EDGE Grain Hard Maple

April 10, 2013

EDGE Grain Walnut
2-54" Length x 48" Width x 1-1/2"
Finish will be Carbon Coat Dull Sheen
"Table Top"

The 2 EDGE Grain CA. Butcher Blocks Non-The-Same:
Different outcomes below, like a finger print, different seasons of growth, different trees, different cuts from the same log.
The 2 below are Oiled.

March 10,2013

END Grain American Cherry
2 Butcher Blocks
We know that the finger print of the END Grain will look different!
See American Cherry END Grain Tab for installation pictures
April 1, 2013

Looking forward to the outcome right before Easter.
38" Width x 36" Width x 3"

Before Oil by Howard's Butcher Block Contioner.

 On the Install, we were told by Bruce at Le Gourmet Kitchen
it was a Cabinet, no one said in a cubby-hole.
Smart move that Stan made the END Grain American Cherry block
an 1/8" smaller in both directions - it would have been a
Oh my moment...

Ok, what side is the top?
The bottom.

After Oiled.

March 7, 2013

The Kitchen and Bath Studio
403 E. Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel. 805-304-2867
Kristen Spann
We cut out the drop in stove and oiled the top again for good measure.

EDGE Grain Black American Walnut

Great Scott: Another EDGE Grain
California Butcher Block
Installed by Rob Parry Construction.
Drop in stove, cut on site.
SIZE: 92" Length x 42" Width x 3" Thick

March 2, 2013

EDGE Grain Walnut with Howard's Oil with wax.
74-1/4" Length x 41-1/2" Width x 2-1/2" Thick

"New Client"
La Palma Avenue, CA  92806

New for February 26, 2013

EDGE Grain Walnut with Howard's Oil with wax.
77" Length x 30" Width x 2" Thick

David Allen-Owner and NEW CLIENT

Preferred Kitchen & Bath

22600 Lambert Street #709 
Lake Forest, California 92630

Sample of 3" EDGE Grain California Butcher Block

EDGE Grain American Walnut
Manufactured and Installed in Los Angeles, CA
Jan. 31, 2013

Thank you!!
Tony P., The BEST BLOCK FOR 2013

94" Length x 71" Width x 2-1/2" Thick
Walnut EDGE Grain

This will be a good 650 pounds, we are delivering on Monday to
Palos Verdes Estates.
We finished the underneath with General Finish 
water based compliant VOC's and field finish by others.
We prepared the surface ready for finish and filled the
pin knots with Mohawk Expoxy.

Our lumber selection to finish and installation.
 FLAT Grain 
Walnut Butcher Block
Lemon Grove, CA
Jan. 25, 2013

Stan's Handywork
Under Mount Sink Cut on sample block.

Thanks Glen great work!
EDGE Grain Walnut - Oiled by Howard's Products.

Again another very favorite!!
Oiled only - EDGE Grain Walnut.
Only 9' length x 55" width x 1.5" thick
Matt Morris Development

Very cool project with smooth lines and the Colonial white
cabinets, walls and ceilings.

Wenge Edge Grain
"Wear Gloves"
The most splintery wood I have ever encountered!!
A custom counter top EDGE Grain with 2 double end caps.
"Hold on to your ideas on this 1, I learned a lot of challenges
that make the 90 degree cove, carved out the inside square corners."

The 2 tops very tough to make, a lot of hours on the milling, perfect
use of the CNC, many hours of hand carving.
Try 10k next time! 

Sept. 26-28, 2012
This is happening this week in Phoenix, AZ
54' Lengths @ 3" Thick Walnut California Butcher Block.
Some wild brackets to router out the bottom for attachment.
Assembly end to end, some small pin knots and cracks to fill,
router out top and bottom and oiling on site.

28 hours for installation in 3 days!


Friday in Pasadena, CA
In plant, underside....
Maple Edge Grain

This is my favorite California Butcher Block of all TIME!
Client: Gary Baker G.C.
Redlands, CA
SIZE: 120" Length x 55" Width x 2.25" Thick

9' Length x 58" Width x 2.5" Thick

Contractor: Charles Lee Project
Los Angeles, CA
Showing with no finish.
13' Length x 50" Width x 1.5" Thick

Great Big Walnut Edge Grain
22' Length x 42" Width x 4" Thick
Water Fall Legs

Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Thanks Chef T. Flood
UPDATE: 1 Additional Oiled Kitchen Blocks
SIZE: & USE: Bread Dough Making Block 134-1/8" x 31" x 2.25"
SIZE: Chopping Block 47" x 40" x 3"

I-phone Photo from our client in historical Lafayette Square of Los Angeles where significant homes are protected for generations to come.
Los Angeles, CA 90016

Started Aug. 31 Finished Oct. 3 2012
Santa Maria, Portolo Valley, CA 94028
Pictures of Templates for confirmed size and locations.
Flat Grain Walnut Project.
Full Length counter at sink area at 14'-6" with dog leg hook 1 piece.
Oiled with wax and vinyl bottom sealer.

August 30, 2012

New Edge Grain Jatoba CA Butcher Block's detail's.

  shipping today to Los Gatos, CA

New Project and New Contractor: Alert Soof
Tel. 310-469-2484

  Future Walnut Flat Flat Grain
128" Length x 58" Width x 1-1/2" Thick

Delivery to La Jolla, CA  92037
Gathering table and chopping block for the family and guests.
This 14,409 square foot single family home has 6 bedrooms and 5.0 bathrooms. It is located on 1700 block on La Jolla Rancho Rd La Jolla, California
Aug. 15, 2012

Thanks guys...the 4 verticals would look better if it matched my drawing above?
Thanks for the fix!

OK - Your Off the hook, that is better!!
Super Nice Routering!!
"Thanks Guys -GREAT WORK"

Yes it's a little wet looking we applying Howard's Butcher Block Conditioner to make it a Chopping Block.

Thanks - Al Garcia, Socorro Echevarria and Clay Davison @ Architectural Finishing for all the great work on our products!
(714) 630-4030 - Call them for all of your finishing needs!

July 23, 2012
Edge Grain Maple
Oiled with Beeswax by Howards.
Salvador Bay, Dana Point, CA 92629

July 20, 2012
Pinnacle Custom Homes

Project on 1117 6th St Coronado, CA 92118

Super Fine: Edge Grain Oiled Walnut Butcher Block
San Diego, Chula Visa, Carlsbad, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, Solana, Del Mar, Beach Communities

Tatum Construction LLC
109" Length x 48" Width x 2" Thick
California Butcher Block; Oiled with Beeswax by Howard's Butcher Block Conditioner.
Hollywood, CA 90068

Yes we all worked on July 6, 2012!

Newest Project

Historic La Fayette Square
Nestled in the heart of Los
Angeles, CA 90019

Flat or Face Grain Walnut California Butcher Block
64" Length x 37" Width x 2-1/2" Thick
Oiled with Beeswax, next week July 10 2012.

New Project....
Sept. 6, 2012

3520 East Coast Highway

Corona Del Mar, CA 92625-2403225

(949) 675-5556

Kitchen Concept.
Beginning phases, New Block in the Works, Continuous Wood Stringers.

Maple Dough Making Block at Landmark Restaurant.

Edge Grain Eastern Hard Maple 4'6" Length x 3'-6" Width x 1-1/2" Thick

This original client wanted a 1-1/2" thick with a skirt,
I made it a full 3" solid. Skirt.

Great Mix of Sap and Heart to create an interesting and original Edge Grain Walnut, Finished with a Very Flat Sheen in Full Fill Clear Natural look.
Client: Mike Marquand, Irvine, CA
Project Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Length nearly 10' and over 4' wide.

"Edge Grain Walnut"
Going to the Finishers
Architectural Finishing in Anaheim, CA

  Originally 1/8" Radius Edges, too sharp and this is 1/4" everywhere.
This is the most White "Sap" and Dark "Heart" we have done on request.
The finish request will be Full Fill "DULL" looks like Oil with the highest durability, but not a chopping block finish, a table top. 85% of all finishes have been the Conversion Varnish, and more photo's to arrive next week, July 11, 2012.

72" Length x 32" Width x 5" Thick
Edge Grain Walnut CA Butcher Block
Thanks to clients starting with:
Gary owner of Hartmark Cabinets, Chino, CA

For The Smith Residence of Encino, CA
Local L.A. Lonni Paul Interior Designer
Runner-up on the 4th season on HDTV

Thanks IVC Cabinets, in Anaheim, CA 92805
 For this beautiful South Orange County Project
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Edge Grain Maple CA Butcher Block
Wow Birdseye and Pillow Grain on the edges!
Flat Sheen Conversion Varnish by All Finishing Solutions/Anaheim, CA
67" Length x 44-1/2" x 2"

New Los Altos, CA
Flat Grain Walnut Grain
9' Length x 4-1/2' x 2-1/2"
Stock starts at 12/4 Quarter @ 3" thick in rough.

This magazine photo is the vision of the Los Altos Flat Grain/Flat Sawn
Medium Walnut Stain matched color sample.
Soon to be traveling and installed this month: June 23, 2012.

: Lorenzo Medina

The Nicest 15' Length x 3' Width x 2.5" Thick
Edge Grain Natural Birch
Large square under mount sink cut out.
Best template by Lenenzo-Zero!
Project on Cedar, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Installation on Friday June 8, 2012



"Look at the figured grain in the Natural Birch, the Grain is jumping off the Block!!"


Completed June 8, 2012

May 2012
Last week, filling in the backside for the over hanging bar.
Mingstan Development LLC
Jeff Chaung
3833 Naughton Avenue, Belmont CA 94002
74" Length x 65" Width x 2" Thick
Superior Alder - Carbon Coat Full Fill
1/4" Radius edges, top, bottom and verticals.

House under Construction



I will have a completed photo in August 20123833 W Naughton Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
3833 W Naughton Ave, Belmont, CA 94002

After Photo in July.

On the way to the finisher 3 miles from plant.

Jeff we waiting to see the Superior Alder CA BUTCHER BLOCK unwrapped!!
3833 W Naughton Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
3833 W Naughton Ave, Belmont, CA 94002

Rimon Construction "Adam"
Marina del Rey, CA
96" Length x 36" Width x 2-1/2" Thick
Edge Grain Walnut
Flat Sheen
Made especially by California Butcher Block.



Made by California Butcher Block.
Undisclosed location on Sunset Blvd., Brentwood, CA 90049
END Grain "JATOBA": 965 Blocks, We build it different today.
Oil and beeswax by Howard's.

Marcasel Ave Los Angeles, CA 90066
14' Length x 39" Width x 1-3/4" Thick
Eastern Hard White Maple
Oil & Beeswax

Los Angeles, CA 90068
[24' Feet] Length x 25" Width x 1.5" Thick
Black American Domestic Walnut
Oil & Beeswax
Made especially by California Butcher Block.

Valleycrest Road
Tarzana, CA 91356
120" Length x 63" Width x 2" Thick
Peruvian Edge Grain
Flat Sheen Convertion Varnish; Stained Dark for Client's request.
Made especially by California Butcher Block.

Redhorse Constructors
San Mateo, CA
96" Length x 48" Width x 2" Thick
Rustic Alder
Black filled knots
Full Fill Sheen
Made especially by California Butcher Block.
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