Butcher block Pros: We love butcher block for its natural, warm vibe. Plus, it’s crazy inexpensive and you can cut right on it! Cons: Much like your favorite cutting board, butcher block scratches and stains easily, and must be kept dry to avoid warping.
We seem to like either soapstone or marble-like countertops. Liked this wood color as well. Original description: flannel-gray soapstone countertop in rustic ranch-style kitchen - looking for countertops