It is normal for butcher block countertops or cutting boards to have minor cracks and small splits. Most butcher blocks require some maintenance. Here is how to maintain and repair butcher block countertops and a cracked or split cutting board.
Small cracks in a wooden butcher block or cutting board aren’t just a cosmetic annoyance; they can also harbor bacteria, rendering your butcher block unsafe to use for food preparation. While major cracks and warps require professional repair, smaller hairline fractures can be repaired at home simply with just a few odds and ends from the hardware store.
Here’s how to get your butcher block back into useable form!