Walnut Worktops. Full Stave Wooden Countertops by Earthy Timber
Why Full Stave Walnut Worktops are the Ultimate Choice for Timeless Elegance in Your Kitchen
Earthy Timber’s full stave walnut worktops guarantee to transform your kitchen or living space with radiant warming undertones and beautiful earthy grains adding a strong sense of natural beauty. Renowned for their rich, deep hues and distinctive grain patterns, English or European walnut wood worktops effortlessly elevate the aesthetic appeal of any culinary space. Crafted to merge form with function, our full stave walnut worktops are the epitome of versatility and durability. The luxurious, earthy tones of walnut exude a sense of refinement, making them the ultimate choice for those desiring a kitchen that transcends fleeting trends and embraces enduring style. Rooted in a commitment to quality and craftsmanship, our walnut worktops offer unmatched longevity and visual appeal.
Resin Infused Walnut Worktops: Showcasing Nature’s Elegance with Artistic Flair
The walnut worktops by Earthy Timber showcase resin infusions that possess a truly remarkable and captivating quality. We carefully craft them using salvaged walnut planks sourced exclusively from sustainable woodlands and private estates throughout the UK and Europe. To ensure their longevity and prevent warping, we subject these wood slabs to a meticulous vacuum kiln drying process right on our premises. With great attention to detail, we hand-select each walnut plank based on your chosen setting, taking into account the natural and unique markings, cracks, and striations in the timber. To enhance the natural beauty, we delicately infuse the wood planks with epoxy resin, creating stunning surfaces that are smooth, captivating and reminiscent of the wonders of nature.
Resin infusions in walnut worktops are a technique used by Earthy Timber to enhance the natural beauty of salvaged wood while also addressing practical considerations. By incorporating resin into the timber worktop, the unique characteristics of the wood, such as its open grain patterns and striations, are highlighted and emphasized resulting in a smooth and even kitchen surface. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of the wooden worktop but also ensures a hygienic and easy-to-maintain surface.
Kitchen Worktop Edging Choices. Live Edge Walnut Worktops vs. Contemporary Countertops
Live edge walnut worktops offer a captivating blend of rustic charm and contemporary sophistication. With their natural, untrimmed, smoothed edges that showcase the tree’s original shape, these worktops bring a unique and organic touch to any space. The rich, warm tones and intricate grain patterns of English walnut wood further enhance the visual appeal, creating a stunning focal point in kitchens or any area where a touch of natural elegance is desired.
The live edge design celebrates the inherent beauty of the wood, preserving its unique characteristics and imperfections. Each worktop tells a story, with knots, cracks, and variations in colour and texture adding character and individuality. This distinctive feature makes every live edge walnut worktop a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, reflecting the beauty of nature in its purest form.
Beyond their aesthetic appeal, live edge walnut worktops also offer practical benefits. The durable and sturdy nature of walnut wood ensures longevity, making them suitable for daily use. The smooth, polished surface provides a comfortable and hygienic workspace, while the natural oils present in walnut wood offer inherent resistance to bacteria and moisture.
Whether used as a kitchen countertop, a walnut desk, or a statement piece river table in a dining area, live edge walnut worktops effortlessly blend functionality with artistic flair. They create a warm and inviting atmosphere, inviting a connection to nature within the confines of modern living spaces. With their timeless beauty and versatility, live edge walnut worktops are a perfect choice for those seeking to infuse their surroundings with natural elegance and a touch of rustic sophistication.
Our modern – rustic wood worktops in walnut are available with a series of different edging choices that add interest and compliment its given surroundings. For a more rural and rustic appeal, we can offer our live edging style which follows the natural shape of the tree, or for a more modern and contemporary feel, we can offer our straight/ square edging style. Alternatively, we can offer our mixed edging which offers a combination of both edging styles.
Whether your desired environment is a modern apartment in the city or a rural cottage, our bespoke full stave wooden worktops are guaranteed to add beauty and interest and with the right finish can be incorporated into commercial premises too such as bars, pubs, restaurants, office spaces and hotels.
Design Inspirations with Walnut Worktops
The timeless elegance of walnut worktops serves as a versatile canvas for a myriad of design inspirations in the kitchen. Whether paired with crisp white cabinetry for a classic look or juxtaposed against sleek, modern fixtures for a contemporary aesthetic, walnut worktops infuse a sense of warmth and sophistication into any design scheme.
For traditional kitchens, walnut worktops can be complemented by ornate hardware and vintage-inspired accents to create a sense of old-world charm. In contrast, in modern kitchens, the rich tones of walnut can be juxtaposed with minimalist cabinetry and sleek, stainless steel appliances for a striking visual contrast.
In open-plan kitchen designs, walnut worktops can serve as a unifying element, seamlessly connecting the kitchen space with adjacent living and dining areas. The natural warmth of walnut wood creates a welcoming atmosphere, making it an ideal choice for kitchens that double as social hubs within the home.
Exploring the Versatility of Walnut Kitchen Worktops: A Range of Sizes for Every Need
Standard Size 1m 2m 2.5m walnut worktop 500mm – 650mm wide
The most common size for walnut worktops 2m, 2.5m and 500mm or 600mm wide, this versatile option fits well in most kitchen layouts. It provides ample space for food preparation, cooking, and other kitchen activities. The rich tones and natural grain patterns of walnut add warmth and elegance to any kitchen.
Extended Width Walnut Worktop 700mm, 800mm, 900mm, 1m, 1.5m wide
Ideal for larger kitchens extended width walnut worktop 700mm 800mm 900mm up to 1m, 1.5m wide offers a generous surface area. It allows for multiple people to work simultaneously or provides ample space for elaborate meal preparations. This size is perfect for walnut kitchen island worktop or wooden breakfast bar
Narrow Width Wooden Countertop 300mm 400mm wide
A narrower walnut wood worktop 300mm 400mm 500mm is a great choice for compact kitchens or as an additional surface in a larger kitchen. It can be used as a dedicated space for specific tasks, such as baking or chopping ingredients. Its smaller size makes it easy to fit into tight spaces while still providing the beauty and functionality of walnut.
Custom Size Walnut Worktops
Earthy Timber ‘s walnut worktops are fully customised to fit specific kitchen dimensions. This option is ideal for unique kitchen layouts or unconventional designs. Custom-sized kitchen worktops ensure a perfect fit and maximize the use of available space, allowing for a seamless integration into the overall kitchen design.
Determining the Ideal Thickness for Wooden Worktops
Walnut worktops have long been admired for their timeless beauty and durability. One important consideration when choosing a walnut worktop is its thickness, as it can greatly impact the overall aesthetic and functionality of the space.
Thin and Sleek Wooden Countertops in Walnut 18mm 20mm 25mm
For a modern and minimalist look, thin walnut wood worktops are an excellent choice. Typically ranging from 18mm to 25mm in thickness, these sleek modern surfaces create a streamlined and contemporary feel. They are perfect for modern kitchens or workspaces, where clean lines and a minimalist aesthetic are desired. Thin walnut worktops also work well in smaller spaces, as they can visually expand the area and create an open and airy atmosphere.
Medium Thickness Walnut Worktops 30mm 40mm
Walnut worktops with a medium thickness, typically around 30mm – 40mm, strike a balance between modern and traditional settings. They offer a substantial and solid feel, making them suitable for a variety of design styles. In modern settings, 30mm 40mm thickness kitchen worktops can add warmth and character, while still maintaining a sleek and sophisticated look. In traditional settings, they provide a sense of authenticity and craftsmanship, enhancing the overall charm of the space.
Chunky, Thick Wooden Countertops 50mm, 55mm, 60mm, 70mm
Chunky, thick walnut worktops, ranging from 50mm, 55mm, 60mm, 70mm or more, exude a sense of grandeur and luxury. These substantial kitchen countertops are well-suited for traditional settings, where they can become a focal point and showcase the natural beauty of the walnut wood. Thick and chunky worktops also offer durability and longevity, making them ideal for high-traffic areas or for those who value a solid and substantial feel in their space.
When choosing a walnut worktop, considering the thickness is crucial in achieving the desired aesthetic and functionality. Thin worktops lend themselves well to modern settings, while medium thickness worktops strike a balance between modern and traditional. Thick worktops, on the other hand, add a sense of grandeur and are perfect for traditional settings. By carefully selecting the thickness that best suits your style and needs, you can create a stunning and harmonious space that showcases the natural beauty of walnut in both modern and traditional settings.
Which wood finish is most ideal for a kitchen worktop?
We offer two primary choices for finishing, each ensuring adequate protection against harm and deterioration while diligently preserving the inherent earthy tones and textures. Initially, a clear transparent lacquer acts as a robust stronghold, shielding against potential water damage. This option effectively safeguards your item, maintaining its original appearance.
Secondly, our water-based oil treatment possesses the remarkable ability to penetrate the timber, establishing numerous layers of protection and amplifying the natural hues, resulting in captivating autumn-inspired tones. The utilisation of this treatment method promises a stunning enhancement of colour.
Our superior signature wood waterproof finish for kitchen worktops is a protective fnishing that helps to prevent water damage and stains, ensuring the longevity and durability of the wood countertop whilst preserving the natural appearance of timber. This superb, developed in house finish penetrates deeper layers of timber as well as forms a barrier that repels water, making it easy to clean. The waterproofed wood worktop does not require ongoing maintenance.
Timescale for Earthy Timber ‘s Bespoke Wooden Countertops
It typically takes approximately 1-2 months to meticulously create each of our exceptional solid wood worktops. This extensive timeline is necessary due to the bespoke nature of our products and the attention to detail required. Our utmost priority lies in crafting rustic wood worktops in walnut with utmost precision and excellence. Once we achieve the desired outcome, we will promptly communicate with you to coordinate delivery through our dedicated delivery service.
Surfaces Complementing Full Stave Walnut Kitchen Worktops
When it comes to creating a cohesive and visually stunning traditional or modern kitchen design, choosing countertops that complement English walnut kitchen worktops can make a significant impact. From shelves to kitchen islands, breakfast bars, and dining room tables, incorporating walnut countertops throughout your kitchen can elevate the overall aesthetic and create a harmonious space.
One way to enhance the beauty of full stave walnut worktops is by installing matching live edge walnut shelves. These shelves can be mounted on the walls, providing both functionality and a seamless flow of design. The rich, warm tones of walnut will beautifully complement the kitchen worktops, creating a cohesive and inviting atmosphere.
A walnut kitchen island can serve as a focal point in the kitchen while also providing additional workspace and storage. The natural elegance of walnut adds a touch of sophistication to the island, making it a standout feature. Whether it’s a standalone island or an extension of the kitchen worktop, the combination of full stave walnut worktops and a walnut kitchen island creates a visually striking and cohesive look.
For those who enjoy casual dining or quick meals, a live edge walnut breakfast bar can be a perfect addition. The smooth and luxurious surface of walnut adds a touch of elegance to the space, while also providing a practical and inviting area for enjoying meals. The kitchen breakfast bar can be designed to seamlessly blend with the full stave walnut worktops, creating a unified and stylish kitchen environment.
To complete the overall design, a walnut resin dining room table can be an excellent choice. The natural beauty and durability of walnut make it an ideal material for a dining table. Whether it’s a large, statement-making table or a smaller, intimate setting, a walnut kitchen table will complement the full stave walnut worktops and create a cohesive flow between the kitchen and dining area.