Our sale items are made to the same high quality standard as our regular boards. However, these boards tend to be made from the off cuts that are generated when making our end grain chopping boards. Some boards may have some defects which is reflected in the price.
If there is any defect on the board it will be listed in the description below:
This board has one small 10mm long void which has been filled and one partial knot.
One block has the glue lines from a joined stave.
Please study the pictures of each board closely.
What's all the fuss about 'End-Grain'?
END GRAIN CHOPPING BOARDS
An end grain cutting boards surface is up to one and a half times harder than a standard "face grain" cutting board alternative.
The orientation of the woodfibres mean that a knife will slide between fibres rather than cutting them. This means the board surface will last longer.
Regular treatment with our Oil and Wax will cause the board to "self-heal". This will impel the wood fibres to close together around most scratches on the surface; almost bringing back the original surface finish.
LOOKING AFTER YOUR BOARD
Our chopping boards require monthly maintenance in order to keep the looking and working their best.
Applying our chopping board oil monthly prevents your board from drying out and potentiality cracking after repeated washes.
For further protection a special blend on mineral oil and beeswax is applied to the surface. This makes the surface further resilient to water as well as restoring the glossy finish.
Mineral Oil and Chopping Board Wax is also available to buy to ensure your board stays in the best condition.