With 100% solid wood and meticulous handwork. There is absolutely no pressure on the board. All patterns are handcrafted by combining solid wood and other materials. The polish on it was completely handcrafted using cotton with old methods.Board Size 37x37 cm - 14x14. If you look for bigger size you can find in my store as well. Solid wood is always more expensive because; is more expensive to produce. Custom' boards are usually solid wood. They appeal to those looking for genuine quality and a valuable heirloom. A really well made solid wood chessboard can be expected to last for generations. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Games\Chess\Chess Accessories". The seller is "mohamedibribr-0" and is located in this country: TR. This item can be shipped to Canada.