Like most aspects to life, objects comes in all different shapes, sizes, colors, and wood is no exception to that. Ranging from different assortments of patterns to the different types of colors wood has always been unique in the sense that there is no universal characteristic that makes them the same. For example did you know that there is a difference between hardwoods and softwoods. If you didn’t that’s ok due to the fact that there are a plethora of misconceptions about this topic.
Let’s continue on the topic of hardwoods and softwoods. For starters, Mac Cutting boards will never use any type of softwoods in their products. This means that woods such as pine, cedar, fir, etc. will always be excluded in any cutting board. This is simply due to the fact that these types of wood are too frail to handle any knives or accidental damage which in turn will compromise the integrity of the board itself. Check out this article written by Diffen to further explore this topic of softwoods.
On the other hand, hardwoods such as maple, oak, walnut, cherry, douglas fir, etc. is what all Mac Cutting boards are made out of. Simply put, they are the sturdiest type of wood that will hold its structure. Check out the top 10 strongest wood in the world right here! Also some of the most colorful and beautiful designs come from hardwoods that softwoods just cannot offer. Check out this article by treehut on purple heart wood and be amazed that there is actually purple colored wood.