Most but not necessarily all wooden chess boards are solid wood or a veneer with medium density fiberboard commonly referred to as MDF on the interior.
Solid wood or hardwood boards are expensive to build but are often preferred if they fit your budget.
This luxury boards like most of the chess pieces on them are hand crafted with attention to detail and will complement handcrafted chessmen.
Don’t turn your nose up at the sound of veneer advanced technology has produced high quality boards that will not be as costly as solid wood but can look stunning.
There are numerous other materials used, such as pressed leather, various grades of veneer so it all comes down to your budget, regardless whether you desire a high end board or an entry level just for everyday play we have the wood chess board for you.