John Boos Blocks

Hard maple lumber is the primary wood used by John Boos & Co to produce butcher block furniture. Hard maple also is known as sugar maple, because it can be tapped to harvest its sap which is used to produce maple syrup. Maple is hard and heavy with excellent strength and resists wear, making it the [...]

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Wood Cutting Board Maintenance

With just a little bit of effort, you can greatly extend the life and ensure performance of a wood cutting board or wood utensil. When new before the first use, the cutting board should be oiled with a butcher block oil or cream. Do not use a vegetable oil or olive oil as these will turn rancid over [...]

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