Wooden Cutting Board – Japanese Pagoda

An expertly crafted Japanese pagoda wood cutting board from Hida-Takayama, Gifu Prefecture.

£67.00 per item

Hida-Takayama is a centre of wooden furniture production in Japan and has a well-established reputation for expert carpentry. The predominantly mountainous area of Hida is densely forested and home to hundreds of tree species.
These cutting boards were made of enju, Japanese pagoda wood, just one of the wood types available in the local forests, and show off the wood’s distinctive properties. Each cutting board is carefully handmade and coated with perilla oil to highlight the one-of-a-kind woodgrain of the tree from which it is made. Japanese pagoda wood has excellent durability and becomes very hard after drying. It is characterized by its delicate, light-brown outer sapwood and greyish-brown inner heartwood.

Handwashing recommended.
Dry thoroughly after washing to prevent mould.

Size: L36 cm x W21 cm

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