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John McLeod End-Grain Counter Block

Handcrafted in Vermont by John McLeod Ltd., our hardwood cutting board resembles the thick butcher blocks found in old-style meat markets. Its end-grain construction provides exceptional strength and durability. Handcrafted of yellow birch, the board is gentle on knife blades and endures years of chopping and slicing. End-grain construction provides exceptional strength. Cut-out depressions allow for easy lifting. Also serves as a rustic presentation piece.
Average Customer Rating:
3.667 out of 5
 out of 
(3 Reviews) 3
2 of 3(67%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Sort by Customer Reviews for John McLeod End-Grain Counter Block
Review 1 for John McLeod End-Grain Counter Block
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Delton, Michigan
January 22, 2013
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
1of 2found this review helpful.
Great cutting board
January 22, 2013
I needed a new cutting board for everyday use. This is perfect, I like the feel of the wood against the blade. Very well made, I like the cross design. I did oil it before use.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Easy to Clean
Review 2 for John McLeod End-Grain Counter Block
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
January 23, 2012
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:6 - 12 months
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
3of 4found this review helpful.
Awesome cutting board!!!
January 23, 2012
I have had this cutting board for over six months and LOVE it. It has a gorgeous finish and is heavy so it doesn't slide around. I have never had issues with warping (maybe a bad shipment???). I have had boards in the past that have warped, but that's because I did not take care of them properly. I use the Boos Block (mix of beeswax and mineral oil) available at WS about once every couple of weeks to keep the board looking brand new. I do have to say that the plastic feet that are supposed to keep the board from slipping on counters come off periodically, but it sits on a section of counter above our dishwasher causing the glue to heat and loosen the feet. The feet are easily glued back on.
Pros: Durable, Quality, Easy to Clean, Size, Shape, Weight, looks good sitting out!
Cons: Difficult to Store
Review 3 for John McLeod End-Grain Counter Block
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
,San Francisco
January 1, 2012
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:Less than 1 week
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? No
3of 3found this review helpful.
Poor Quality
January 1, 2012
My kids bought one of these for my Christmas present. The first one was badly marred. I took it back to the store. They had five in stock, only one of which was of acceptable quality. I bought that, and it looked great for 2 days. It then warped to the point where it is useless.
The quality of this item is horrible. Williams Sonoma should not be selling something this poor, especially for this price.
Cons: Quality, warps