Creating A Bespoke Wooden Worktop

When you have ordered one of Oak, Walnut or other wooden worktops, our specialists input the dimensions into the design software that sends the files straight to our automated CNC machine, and once cut to millimetre tolerances, our expert joiners will begin the work to turn your kitchen worktop into a hardwood masterpiece.

Wooden Worktop CNC

This state-of-the-art machine has advanced our manufacturing to create completely unique worktops as all of the bespoke work is precisely machined, be it practical additions such as sink or hob cut-outs or drainage grooves, or style based changes such as large curves or butt joins. You can see more of our bespoke work here.

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Doing Our Bit For Responsible Manufacturing

Since trees are a key source to sustaining the well-being of this planet, we researched in-depth to ensure that our raw timber yards were full of only sustainably-sourced timber from properly managed and maintained forests.

FSC Saw Mill

Not only does this mean a greener form of manufacturing right from the start since every tree will be replanted, it also results in a better managed supply chain that produces only the finest furniture grade wood for our wood worktops and bespoke tables.

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Final Design Touches To Your Bespoke Worktop

Wooden upstands add visual weight to the rear edge of your kitchen worktop, enhancing the connection between the worktop and the wall. They’re a must have for kitchens found in older homes where the walls may not be straight or corners which aren’t quite 90 degrees as upstands cover these quirks up, making the worktop run cleaner and more elegant. Our upstands are available in a variety of woods to match your worktop.

Edging

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Bespoke Wooden Worktop Service

CNC MachineGood quality service is extremely important to our business; this is why we present to you our fully bespoke worktop service. The service contains many different options that you can make an addition to your wooden worktop. There is plenty to choose from, edging, sink cut outs to butt joins and many more.

Our exquisite woodenupstands would make a grand addition to any kitchen. There are two different styles that we offer, Wide Block and Super Stave. The wide block possesses joints along the timber which is as magnificent as our wide block wooden worktops. Super Stave up stands consists of a continuous length and no joints, this outstanding style can easily be complimented with a super stave or traditional plank wooden worktop. The idea of an upstand is to improve the view between the join from the worktop to the wall. Walls are not always straight or up to standard, so an upstand can easily make it more appealing and fix any visible problems.

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PRE-INSTALLATION OILING

If you want the best out of your wooden worktop it is vital to treat it with care. There are plenty of ways to look after your worktop, depending on the finishing you wish to achieve. Here at Mountain Hardwoods, we offer a pre-installation oiling. In our workshops we use a large tank of oil, linseed oil.

Whether you have your worktop oiled by us is completely up to you. You don’t have to have to go through this process; we just recommend that you do. Once we have your order is in place, paid for and the workshops have finished creating your wooden worktop; if you have opted for the pre-installation oiling it will be placed into our dip tank for several hours. The tank is full of Linseed oil, which is extra pure, therefore it absorbs into the timber easier and much quicker. It also produces ultra low protein content, meaning that at warm temperatures it will absorb quicker and deeper than ordinary linseed oil.

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Spring clean your wooden worktop

Cleaning Wooden WorktopsIt is important to take care with your wooden worktop, especially when cleaning it. If you are looking into cleaning your worktop; there are a few things you will have to take into consideration.

We recommend using a non-abrasive cleaner such as washing up liquid, to begin with; rather than abrasive cleaners such as bleach. Bleach will damage your worktop, as it strips the colour and durability away from the timber, leaving it weak and vulnerable.

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Delivering your order

bespoke wood sandingA business is only as good as its service and seeing that your order gets to you is very important to us. We want to ensure that you have the best experience when choosing your wooden worktops. So to make things easier for you, Mountain Hardwoods would like to express to you how our delivery service works. Here at Mountain Hardwoods we do our best to meet the customer’s needs, bespoke work and all.

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Ten stages of installation

It is important to us that you have the best experience when deciding on your wooden kitchen worktops. So we, Norfolk Oak have come up with some easy tips and tricks to help you along when it comes to installing…

You will need:
–          Rags/ old cloth
–          Oil
–          Warm Storage (if applicable)
–          Sand paper /electric sander
–          Extra helping hand

1. If the worktop needs storing, give our office to call and we shall delay the delivery, or you can ensure it will be stored in a flat, warm and dry atmosphere. Just like Floor planks, you will need to oil them immediately, 24 hours being the limit.

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