Butcher Block Elite Grade - Purple Heart Wood - End Grain- Reversible - 3/4" Cutting Board
Purple Heart Wood is an Exotic Wood that derives from Mexico to Southern Brazil. A Purple Heart Butcher Block is an Elite Grade Wood to make your kitchen Stunning!!
Wood Description: Purpleheart has a creamy white/gray sapwood but like its name suggests, the heartwood is a bright, striking purple when freshly cut, darkening into a deeper purple with age. It has a medium to fine texture with a luster that ranges from medium to high; its grain is usually straight but can be wavy or irregular. Purpleheart has high bending and crushing strength and stiffness with medium resistance to shock loads.
Purpleheart is an extremely dense and water-resistant wood. It is ranked one of the hardest and stiffest of the woods in the world. It is so durable that it can be used in applications that require toughness.
End Grain construction is better so that it will not dull your knifes and features slightly rounded corners.
Finished on all sides. Made in the USA Each Block is Hand Made so each will have its own Unique Look and Characteristics. Completely Oiled on all sides.
End Grain Cutting Boards features the end pieces of wood rails approximately 1-1/2" x 1-3/4" that are glued together into a traditional square pattern. During cutting or chopping, the end grain wood fibers absorb the impact of the knife blade, allowing your knife to stay sharper and your board surfaces to stay smoother. Edge Grain Cutting Boards features full length wood rails approximately 1-3/4" wide that span the entire length of the board. Edge Grain Cutting Boards features a uniform thickness and true flat cutting surface.