Wusthof knife blocks are made of select beechwood. This functional tool provides protection for your investment in knives. Keeping them close to your workstation can ad a visual compliment to your kitchen. Black finish with magnets imbedded in the face of each side. Simply lay our knives against the flat face of the block with the handles pointed up. Empty block. Each face holds 1 wide knife or two narrow blades. Maximum blade length 10-Inch.