There is ample work space on this 10×16 work surface. Perform tasks and cut with a breeze on this walnut board. All of our cutting boards are 2” thick not just to ensure that it can be used for years but to also ensure that your board won’t warp, crack, chip, or dry out over time as well.
We use the best selection of walnut to showcase the true nature of the beauty of this particular wood. While most walnut wood is fine-grained and straight-grained, you can also see swirling patterns that make wood pieces particularly unique. These pieces are often used for visually appealing art and decor including bowls, guitar bodies, gun stocks, car interiors, and cutting boards.
The main qualities of walnut wood that make it particularly valuable are its strength, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. On the Janka hardness scale, Walnut ranks 1,010 lbf or 1,010 Janka. With this said, it is harder than cherry wood but not quite as hard as maple wood. This strength means that your board is sure to be able to handle daily use without needing to be replaced for years. On top of its durability, walnut also is self healing and continuously hardening further.
This means that your walnut cutting board won’t just withstand the test of time but will also be able to repair grooves on its surface made by your chef’s knives. Whether in a professional kitchen or home kitchen setting, food contamination is a huge concern. With subpar cutting boards, these grooves can trap food particles and contaminate your food. This can be incredibly dangerous as raw meat being mixed with vegetables could lead to all kinds of foodborne illnesses and food poisoning. Fortunately, walnut’s self healing nature allows its users to never have to worry about this problem in the kitchen ever again.
Walnut is also fine-grained and continues to harden over time which extends its lifespan and increases its cost-effectiveness as well. This face grain will last for years to come but not break the bank. The wood’s durability means that it is very cost-effective and sustainable to manufacture and use for countless projects likewise. This is why it makes for a great cutting board material and kitchen investment combined.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.