This 16×20 maple wood cutting board is great for larger tasks in your kitchen and professional restaurants alike. It is the ideal size both for home kitchens as well as restaurant settings and serve as a great board both for meat and vegetable prep at the same time. While we don’t recommend cutting both on the same board, our cutting boards are perfect for everything from onions and tomatoes all the way to chicken and fish. With a 2” thickness, each of our beautifully designed cutting boards are guaranteed to withstand the test of time with ease.
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. The most common part of the maple log to use is its sapwood unlike other wood materials. This swirling wood with a Janka hardness scale rating of 1,450 is one of the hardest domestic woods on the market. It is also shock absorbent meaning that your cutting board can handle daily use and potential fall or water damage without becoming susceptible to common cutting board issues such as warping, cracking, or drying out.
Maple wood is most commonly used for hardwood flooring, kitchen cabinets, countertops, guitar bodies, construction, gun stocks, car interiors, and even bowling alleys and pins. This is partly due to its lifespan and its strength but also because maple is highly cost-effective and sustainable.
Because maple wood is easy to grow, harvest, and manufacture, nearly every industry has a demand for this wood. This means that maple wood is one of the most cost-effective high-quality woods out there. It also means that maple wood is great for the environment and even serves as a wonderful substitute for other woods less eco-friendly. It’s light color means it can be stained to resemble countless wood types and still last for years with ease.
This is why maple wood is one of our main three materials and serves as a perfect solution for your kitchen cutting needs.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.