Cutting boards made of Japanese cypress are gentle to knives and help them stay sharp for longer. Phytoncide, a natural antimicrobial characteristic of Japanese cypress, restrains bacteria and mold growth, and so maintains cleanliness. No need to oil this board it has its own natural resins. It is a harmless, natural substance and can be safely used. Has a handy handle and hole to hang it up. great for personal sized homemade pizzas. 10.5 " diameter 14" with handle.