You shouldn't expect the J K Adams 1761 Bell Shaped Cutting Board to ring, but its visual and tactile pleasures will more than make up for its relative quietness. Handcrafted from durable ash hardwood by experienced Vermont artisans, this lovely board features a driftwood teak oil finish and a comfortable handle and attached hanging strap for convenient carrying and storage.About J.K. Adams J.K. Adams has been designing, manufacturing, and distributing wood products from Dorset, Vermont, since 1944. Their philosophy can be summed up by the three short phrases painted on large signs hanging from the factory ceiling: Quality First. Production Next. Safety Always. Judging from the company's longevity and success, this business model works. Each J.K. Adams product begins with the finest Northeastern kiln-dried lumber. By combining functionality, aesthetics, and quality manufacturing techniques, the company creates exceptional wooden products that last a lifetime.