John Boos knows a little bit about making high quality butcher block countertops, cutting boards, and kitchen islands/carts. They should, theyíve been doing it since 1887 - thatís 130 years of utilizing high quality American hard rock maple, black walnut, and cherry wood in their durable and attractive cutting boards. Favored by celebrity chefs like Bobby Flay and Rick Bayless, these boards will last for generations if properly cared for. Each Boos block board is hand crafted in their Effingham Illinois factory. Intuitive designs like Juice Grooves, built-in handles, and herb boards with a pre-fabricated concave depression for precise chopping, make these boards as useful as they are beautiful. However, donít hesitate to use these boards for heavy-duty tasks; their beauty belies their rock solid construction. Every piece is unique, with the natural grain and variations inherent to real wood adding to the warmth and charm. Finished in Boos Block Cream Finish with real Beeswax, these boards are food safe, and environmentally friendly; with a reduced carbon footprint. Find out why John Boos is one of KitchenSource.comís best sellers, and order your cutting board today.