Large Wood Cutting Boards
Large wood cutting boards can be a work of art as well as functional. The use of hardwoods ensures that it will be durable. A good functioning cutting board can even be passed down to future generations.
The hard maple and walnut wood that is used in these cutting boards make them pieces of art and functional as they will withstand many cuts of a knife. The large wood cutting boards also are over 1″ thick so if they ever become to scarred up they can always be sanded again.
It will be a long time before the sanding needs to be done due to the hardness of the wood. These large wood cutting boards were put together by a friend and myself. The large one was a custom commission that had to be planed separately. It has basically become a new counter top for the owner.
The smaller one is approximately a 9″ by 12″. If you have been in the market for large wood cutting boards you know that the six and the thickness are two things that are rare.
Due to the rareness they do tend to cost a little money. The smaller one was sold for $70 however that came with a 10 year guarantee. They are sanded and then a mineral oil finish is applied. Basic kitchen sanitation should be applied after using the cutting board. The only other normal maintenance is to use apply mineral oil to the large wood cutting boards every six months or so.
These typically take about a week to make as there is considerable glue up time and drying. Once they are dry then they get planed to ensure a smooth and even surface. The sanding begins and the final step is the application of the mineral oil. Typically three coats are applied before they leave the shop.
I think you would agree that these large wood cutting boards are gorgeous and functional. Those are the best two reasons that you need to add one to your home this year.