This 10×20 maple wood cutting board is great for larger tasks in your kitchen and professional restaurants alike. Whether you’re a home cook looking to cut on one of the most durable boards out there or a head chef at a Michelin star restaurant expecting perfection, our maple wood boards have got you covered. All of our walnut, maple, and cherry wood cutting boards are 2” thick meaning they are perfect for both meat and vegetable prep work for years to come.
Maple is a very bright and clean wood that has tremendous strength as a cutting board. It will remain stable and not tint with use. Maple has very unique wood patterns and swirls that make it visually stunning paired with its natural luster. This means its strength and durability is not the only thing that makes maple wood the perfect wood for woodworking and artistic creation.
The most common uses for maple wood are hardwood flooring, furniture, cabinets, countertops, guitar bodies, car interiors, construction, gun stocks, and woodworking. The reason for this is because of its appearance paired with its shock absorbency and self healing qualities. Maple has a Janka hardness scale rating of 1,450, making it one of the hardest domestic woods on the market. Maple also self heals over time making it perfect for cutting boards and butcher blocks specifically.
According to Bob Vila, “Minor dents are usually only temporary as the open wood-cell structure of the cutting surface allows it to self-heal i.e., spring back into shape after minor impressions have been formed.” This means that any grooves made in your board by frequent use will close up on their own and prevent food contamination and foodborne illness.
Maple wood is also highly sustainable as it grows easily and can be manufactured with little effort or overhead. This is also why maple wood is used regularly in place of other less sustainable wood materials. Maple is simply one of the best woods for cutting boards as it is not only beautiful and long-lasting but highly durable and cost-effective as well. Why settle for less when you can have so much more for the same price?
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.