When you see this block, you'll understand where Zebrawood gets it's name from. This knife block holds your entire set of gourmet knives along with 6 steak knives. The widest knife slots are 2" and it holds 1 steel, 2 large knives, 4 medium knives, 4 smaller knives and a set of 6 steak knives. The core of this knife block is Brown Maple and it measures 5" wide by 10" high by 10" deep. Can be made without steak knife slots, for same price. Just order this one and mention that you would like no steak knife slots in the online order form. Usually ships in 2-3 weeks.