Whether it’s for your laser engraving Etsy shop or your or for the shelves of your clients’ store, offering a strong and reliable cutting board should be your main priority. Luckily, when buying a blank cutting board or one that’s engraved, the selection is vast. Maple, walnut, and cherry offer something unique and have their advantages. When trying to buy a high-quality hardwood cutting board, the trick is to narrow the selection to perfectly fit your style and needs.
Although different types of boards have their own set of values, we can say that wood cutting boards and butcher blocks will provide you with the best quality, not to mention they’re a safe option for food prep. If you decide to go with a hardwood board, then you’re on the right path. Our boards come in several different shapes, sizes and species, such as walnut, cherry and maple.
We can say that maple is one of the most popular woods on the market and is one of the most demanded species. Maple is durable, resistant, affordable and offers a natural wood color.
Let's take plastic cutting boards for example. They are not self-healing like wooden boards, and once a plastic board is damaged, it can be hard to fully sanitized since bacteria can build up within the cracks.
When we talk about the beauty of the cutting boards, there is no doubt that a board made out of wood is both elegant and practical. Maple is light in color and makes a gorgeous addition to almost any room. In case your clients have the room, stock up on some high-quality hardwood butcher blocks.
Maple is one of the most affordable types of cutting boards, when compared to walnut and cherry, because of their geographical growth patterns. Maple can be found in abundance throughout the North American continent. What makes them special is that they are less susceptible to insects because they are usually grown in colder climates, affecting the cost on the market.
Still haven’t decided? Take a look into the different aspects of bother walnut and cherry before deciding!