There is ample work space on this 18×20 work surface. Perform tasks and cut with a breeze on this walnut board. All of our cutting boards are 2” thick which allows for style and function at once. The swirling and fine grain pattern of walnut wood makes it visually appealing while the overall strength of walnut wood ensures that it can handle daily use and wear and tear without breaking down.
We use the best selection of walnut to showcase the true nature of the beauty of this particular wood. This is why both professional chefs and elevated home cooks adore our gorgeous and sturdy boards over countless others on the market.
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. On top of this, walnut continues to harden even further with age which means it actually gets stronger with time. No matter how often you use your cutting board or the potential fall and water damage it may experience, you can rest assured that your board will not bend, crack, chip, warp, or dry out as long as you know how to clean your cutting board and take care of it properly.
Furthermore, walnut also has self healing properties that are incredibly beneficial for cutting boards as this means that your walnut wood cutting board is safer than other cheaper wood or plastic boards found at retail stores by default. While these cheaper boards tend to end up with deep grooves in their surface from chef’s knives scoring the board daily, our walnut boards repair these grooves with ease. This means that no food becomes trapped in the board and your food does not become contaminated because of it.
On top of its durability and versatility, walnut is also incredibly sustainable and cost-effective. This face grain will last for years to come but not break the bank. The fact that this material can be grown, manufactured, and used for various projects without much overhead cost means that it isn’t just good for the environment but cheap and long-lasting to utilize as well. This is exactly why this wood is used for hardwood flooring, guitar bodies, gun stocks, car interiors, cabinetry, countertops, veneers, wedding rings, construction, and countless other wood projects including art and handmade items such as cutting boards and bowls.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.