Hinoki is a type of Japanese cypress known for its beauty and delicate, natural fragrance. Ideal for use in a cutting board, this medium-soft wood "gives" as you cut, helping to preserve the edges of your fine cutlery. Hinoki is the perfect cutting surface for all your fine Shun knives. Available in Medium and Large, these cutting boards offer enough space for all general-purpose cooking tasks. The wood for the hinoki boards is grown in Japan and is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council for sustainable forest management practices.