When deciding to purchase a chefs block, you will have a choice of two types of chopping boards.
The first type of chopping board is of the end grain variety. The end grain is the Ferrari of chopping boards with laminated pieces of wood glued together to create a chefs block that is extremely durable whilst very beautiful. To pick out an end grain board is notice the rings on the wood. The advantage of an end grain are many, but the perhaps the two main benefits of owning this type of chefs block is that it is extremely forgiving on your knives, they will not blunt. Secondly, the end grain board will not scuff that easily and will maintain that new look for many years to come. The edge grain board is also an extremely durable and good-looking object. Whether you decide to purchase the end or edge grain chefs block, both choices will provide you with a great chopping surface for many years of cooking experiences. For more information on the difference between end and edge grain go to www.chefsblock.co.za the grain to understand the difference between the two types of construction. Made from laminated pieces of edge grain, it creates a very simple but stunning piece of kitchen furniture. It is also an extremely durable board and has the added advantage of being slightly less expensive that the end grain chefs block.