There is ample work space on this 14×16 work surface. Perform tasks and cut with a breeze on this walnut board. The 2” thickness of all of our various cutting boards makes them wonderful additions to any professional or home kitchen as they are guaranteed durable, shock absorbent, and longer lasting than countless other cutting boards on the market.
This is primarily due to the fact that we use the best selection of walnut to showcase the true nature of the beauty of this particular wood. This leads to stunning swirling patterns, warm tones, and the ability to withstand daily use for years by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Walnut wood isn’t just beautiful, however, as it also is incredibly strong and self healing. These qualities make for amazing cutting boards for professional kitchens and home kitchens all at once.
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. Its self healing qualities are particularly valuable as it means that your cutting board can handle daily use and potential fall or water damage without bending, warping, cracking, chipping, or drying out for years. On top of this, self healing abilities also means that your board is far safer to use for longer. Cheaper wood and plastic cutting boards far too often fall prey to deep grooves made by knives in the board which trap food particles and contaminate meals. Meanwhile, with walnut boards made correctly, this no longer is an issue as the grooves repair themselves over time.
Walnut is most commonly used for kitchen countertops, cabinets, hardwood flooring, guitar bodies, gun stocks, car interiors, and construction as well as various wood projects and items.
On top of its durability, walnut is also eco-friendly and cost-effective as well. This face grain will last for years to come but not break the bank.The lifespan of walnut wood is due to its durability and self healing qualities while its cost-effectiveness stems from its ability to grow and be manufactured with ease. This is why it’s considered one of the best domestic hardwoods on the market.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.