.Allwood Baltic Birch Island / Counter / Table Table top panels are primarily used for making higher end conference room, restaurant and bistro tables, bar tops and store displays. They can also be found on kitchen islands across America. Light birch color tone is a perfect choice to soften that 'all granite look' . The back side of this product may contain some sound wood defects. The panels come factory sanded to 120 grit furniture grade standard and they are usable as is.