A hefty Butcher Block board made from hand selected, solid pieces of yellow birch make this board a reliable piece to do some serious cutting or chopping. And to make this board even more solid, the ends are capped with solid pieces of Beech, native to Vermont. The end caps have finger grooves for better gripping of this solid and reliable butcher block. Yellow Birch, also is native to Vermont. The wood colors and grains combined as a single board make it quite unique. The board has been hand sanded and finished with multiple applications of quality hard Tung oil finish which brings the grain detail of the wood to a handsome brilliance.