If you like wood element and rustic, knotty wood will help you to add a rustic aesthetic in your kitchen. Knotty wood is commonly used on kitchen cabinet doors, kitchen island and countertop. Knotty wood effectively to accentuate the rustic and country style decoration. In addition, the knotty wood appearance gives warm impression, cozy, and gave nature feel.
Maximizing knotty wood needed work a little harder. Experienced carpenters with knotty wood will greatly help your work. The composition and the number of knots will affect the overall decor. The more knots exposed will give the impression of rustic heavier. If you just want as accents amplifier, then use fewer knots exposed.
Beside then knots, wood type also affects resulting rustic look. The thing to remember is the color and grain. For example, alder wood has a light brown color characters and slightly reddish. Alder is softest hardwood. Unlike wood pine, pine is softwood. Pine wood has a yellowish color that will give you a warm impression. And some other wood species have different color character.
So, knots have different aesthetic value to your kitchen decor. The knots composition and right colors will produce a special kitchen rustic accent.