17 inch knife rack made of Brazillian Cherry wood with embedded rare earth magnets. Knives are held firmly to the wood by embedded magnets, so blades are not dulled by contact with any metal. Magnets are embedded in a continuous line , so there are no "dead spots." Finished with food safe mineral oil. Apply thin layer of mineral oil about every 6 months and let dry for 24 hours. Includes two brass mounting screws; drill 1/8" diameter pilot holes. Images are of actual knife rack you will receive. 17" X 1 3/4" X 1/2".