Butcher block normally has the end grain showing, correct?

McMaster Carr also has table tops similar to those from Ikea, but in a heavier thickness (1-3/4" or 2-1/4") in maple. They offer a wider range of sizing and IMO sell a very reliable product.

In fact I'm considering buying one as a basis for a workbench that I plan to add to from there.

McMaster Carr also has table tops similar to those from Ikea, but in a heavier thickness (1-3/4" or 2-1/4") in maple. They offer a wider range of sizing and IMO sell a very reliable product.

In fact I'm considering buying one as a basis for a workbench that I plan to add to from there.