This large hardwood cutting board is made from, maple, cherry, purple heart, and padauk woods. It measures 12.25 inches wide, 19.25 inches long and almost an inch thick! This is a great gift for that someone who loves to cook with some style. This chopping block has a juice groove routed around the edges to catch juices and crumbs. The cutting board also has a decorative hole in the corner for a small cup of dip or dressings. You may also just want to use the hole to hang or store the board when its not being used. All colors in the cutting board are the natural colors of the wood. The board is finished with several coats of FDA approved mineral oil. Oil may need to be reapplied when the colors in the board start to lighten up. Wash the board with mild dish soap and warm water. let air dry and do not let soak in water.