Choosing the Right Type of Wood

Choosing the Right Type of Wood

September 14, 2020

Bulk Cutting Boards, Hardwood cutting boards, blank cutting boards

When it comes to cutting boards, choosing the right wood species based on your needs important. Whether you are considering selling blank hardwood boards or custom promotional products, understanding your choices is essential. In this article, you will learn about the different types of wood species to decide which fits your specific needs.



Hardwood maple trees are in abundance in Canada and the upper Midwest area of the United States. These trees can withstand long, cold winters and hot, humid summers. Because of its abundant growth, hard maple is typically more affordable than others. It has a reputation of being extremely resistant to damage and for having a beautiful, natural colour. Used for a wide range of products, it is an excellent option for cutting boards.



Cherry hardwood is known for being a strong and durable wood, compared to other options. One of the things this species prides itself on is having a timeless elegance and leaves a gorgeous shine when conditioned. Hardwood cherry cutting boards clean easily and sterilized with diluted vinegar. Looking to engrave your board? Engravings are beautiful on cherry and leave a beautiful finish that exudes luxury.



The most common thing about hardwood walnut cutting boards is their rich, dark brown colour. When conditioned, this wood leaves a beautiful shine. While walnut wood tends to be more expensive compared to other species, this wood is the most popular. Strong and durable, walnut cutting boards are a timeless addition to any kitchen. With proper care, they can last a lifetime.


Still not sure which species to choose? Contact us today to speak to a sales representative or to request a quote!