This walnut wood cutting board is a real show stopper! The warmth and natural glow of walnut will leave you wanting to keep this board out in your kitchen. Both professional chefs and home cooks will revel in the natural beauty, durability, and shock absorbance of our 2” thick walnut wood cutting boards and appreciate the longevity of these boards as well.
The swirling fine grain of walnut wood leads to a neutral and beautiful cutting board that is also durable and long-lasting likewise. These boards can be used daily and withstand potential fall or water damage without bending, warping, chipping, cracking, or drying out along the way. They are also capable of being used for years and actually continuing to harden during this time period. Walnut’s natural luster and continuous hardening quality makes it perfect for cutting boards and butcher blocks of all shapes and sizes.
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 is why walnut wood is used most commonly for hardwood flooring, car interiors, kitchen countertops, cabinets, furniture, construction, gun stocks, guitar bodies, drum sets, and other wood projects including art and kitchen items. The cost-effective and high-quality nature of walnut wood makes it a great alternative to various less sustainable woods and its continuous hardening means it is sure to last longer and stronger than countless other boards on the market.
On top of its incredible strength, walnut wood also self heals which is particularly beneficial for cutting boards. With cheaper wood and plastic boards, your chef’s knives are sure to lead to deep grooves in the board over time that trap food particles and contaminate future meals. This eventually ends with food poisoning or food contamination that can be entirely avoided simply by using a walnut board instead. With walnut wood, these grooves will repair themselves and prevent contamination altogether.
Walnut wood is also eco-friendly because of its ease of growth, production, and use in countless industries. This makes it a great choice for those looking to save money as well as those looking to help the environment and have a long-lasting, high-quality cutting board as well.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.