The face grain construction version has the lumber positioned face-up. The planks are wide from 5” to 10” or more; the individual plank width depends on the total countertop depth and the dimensional assortments of the lumber available.
The type of joints employed to connect different countertop sections depends on design, cost and the dimensions of the material available.
Choosing the right type offinish for your wood countertop can be at time a not so easy task, as each type has its cons and pros.
A common question that comes up times and again is whether placing sinks on woodcountertops will lead, in the long run, to things such as warping, cupping, black mold and rotten wood.
The wood countertops should be secured with clamps in the desired position and attached tothe cabinet base using wood screws.