These end grain cutting boards are 11-12" diameter and 2+" thick. They will take the hardest pounding and provide a lifetime of great service. End grain mesquite is arguably the finest wood for a cutting board. It is much more durable than oak or maple and the end grain cut is very easy on your knives. These boards are kiln dried and is banded with hand forged stainless steel hoops that are driven on a 10 degree taper. This will prevent the board from splitting, even with severe use.