A lot of noise is being made about edge grain chopping boards on kitchen oriented websites. The basic gist seems to be that an edge grain board is stronger and less likely to show knife scratches and other marks. Another claim is that such a board is less likely to warp. One claim, to some extent, is probably true. The other is a broad oversimplification. To understand, we have to know what edge grain is and how an edge grain board is different from other cutting boards. Read More.