This 20×30 maple wood cutting board is great for larger tasks in your kitchen and professional restaurants alike. Each of our maple, walnut, and cherry wood cutting boards are 2” thick making them incredibly durable and far less likely to become damaged from frequent use.
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 sturdy and versatile nature of maple’s warm color and swirling patterns makes it perfect for all kinds of projects including hardwood flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, kitchen cabinets, countertops, gun stocks, guitar bodies, bowling alleys, and even car interiors.
Whether you’re a home cook or a professional chef, maple wood is sure to impress based on its stunning appearance and overall rugged nature alone. According to CNET, “There are two types of wooden cutting boards: hardwood and softwood…The best pick? Maple or beech wood boards made out of a single block of wood. They don’t end up with grooves from your knives where bacteria can grow, making them much safer than plastic. Plus, these woods are easier on your blade than other woods and plastic.”
On the Janka hardness scale, maple has a rating of 1,450, making it one of the hardest domestic woods on the market. On top of this, maple is self healing. This means that maple wood cutting boards can withstand daily use, potential fall or water damage, and all kinds of prep work varieties without warping, cracking, drying out, or chipping whatsoever. Maple also repairs any grooves made in your cutting board through its self healing qualities which helps to prevent food contamination and potential food poisoning at the hands of trapped food particles in these grooves.
Lastly, maple is highly sustainable as well. Maple is commonly used to replace other less sustainable woods not only because of its versatile appearance but also because maple is very easy to grow, harvest, manufacture, and use for all kinds of woodworking projects. This means your cutting board won’t just be cost-effective and durable but actually eco-friendly likewise.
All dimensions are approximate sizes. It is best to work with the natural characteristics of the wood first and the dimensions second.