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Acacia Wood Butcher Block Countertop – An Eco-Friendly And Appealing Choice

Countertop is one of the key products that we have developed in years. Thanks to the outstanding characteristics of the raw materials, we are proud to provide the market with high – quality wood countertop. Let’s take a look at some prominent features of SSRVina’s acacia wood countertop.

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Type of acacia wood countertops

1. Main material of Acacia wood countertop

First of all, we should know something about acacia wood. Acacia wood is a type of hardwood that is capable of sustaining dramatic weather changes. It is used widely in both interior and exterior furniture, from tropical to temperate regions. For that reason, our domestic acacia wood countertop still maintains high quality when exporting to Europe.

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After 7-8 years of growing, acacia tree can be used to make furniture, or in construction. Its wood is heavy and able to withstand external factors and friction well.

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The color and pattern of acacia wood       

The core of acacia wood colour usually has red- brown and dark patterns. When cut into slices, it is yellowish or light brown. The wood grains are straight, sometimes wavy.

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2. Type of acacia wood countertop

Acacia wood is used in manufacturing butcher blocks. Based on the features of the surfaces and joining of wood staves, acacia butcher block countertop is classified into Finger Joint, Solid and Herringbone.

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Acacia wood countertop in the kitchen

Besides acacia wood countertop, we are also developing other acacia wood products to meet the needs of our clients:

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acacia wood desk surface

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Acacia wood countertop for laundry room

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acacia wood coffee table surface

3. The production process of acacia wood countertop.

The manufacturing process for acacia wood countertop includes various stages, each one follows a specific standard under strict supervision. We aim to provide our customer with acacia wood countertops which are consistent in term of standardized quality and aesthetics.

Step 1: Acacia wood is cut and sawn into sticks based on standard sizes.

Step 2: Acacia wood sticks are soaked into specialized compound to gain resistance against insects and bugs. After that, they will be kiln-dried to reach the desired moisture.

Step 3: Grade the acacia wood sticks in terms of quality standards and colors.

Step 4: Glue wood bars into wood butcher blocks panel by suitable adhesive

Step 5: Acacia wood boards get sanding, treatments, and inspection assessment to obtain Asia or Europe standards.

4. Acacia wood countertops pros and cons

* Cons of acacia hardwood countertop

– Under extreme temperature for a long time, the surface may be easy to crack or warp.

– The color of acacia wood countertop can change after a certain time. Thus, the Mineral oil or Wax oil needs to be covered to keep the countertop well.

* Pros of acacia wood countertop

– Acacia wood’s durability  

Acacia wood belongs to hardwood category so its resistance to impact is good. It is considered to be one of the hardest kinds of wood hardness measurement as 1.750 lbs. It’s harder than other common kinds of wood species such as ash (1200 lbs), bamboo (1.380 lbs), or even acer (1.450 lbs).

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Source: Janka hardness test

Acacia wood is also good at sustaining water so it’s less likely to warp or to get molded in areas with high moisture like kitchens or laundry rooms.

– Natural antibacterial ability

Because of this characteristic, acacia countertop is safe enough to be used as trays or kitchen appliances.

– Aesthetics and comfortability

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The acacia wood countertop has nice texture and color, thus it brings a naturally warm and bright atmosphere to kitchen and living space. It meets the needs and maintains your comfortable feeling when used. One more important factor is that acacia butcher block countertop could last long over the years.

– Smooth surface

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Even the rough surface looks great, due to other texture of the wood as it has natural smoothness. This helps the surface hold gloss or paint easily. Thus, keeping the acacia wood countertop clean is an easy and comfortable task.

– Acacia wood countertops are divided into 3 types:

Based on quality standard, three are 3 common types: AB, AC, BC

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– Environmental – friendly:

Acacia trees are grown for industrial production (plantation timber), and most of the finished products meet FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) standards. Acacia wood is harvested from forests that are responsibly managed, socially beneficial, environmentally conscious, and economically viable.

Conclusion:

Acacia wood kitchen countertops are a good choice, if you are looking for friendly and beautiful natural materials for your living space because of the cost optimization, sustainability and other outstanding features.

See more here: Acacia Wood Countertop

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