Davis &amp Waddell Essentials Acacia Wood Spiked Carving Board features a metal spiked ring. The spiked ring grips the meat being carved &amp helps hold it in place while the roast is being sliced or carried. When not in use the spiked ring can be inverted &amp sits neatly away for storage. The board also had channelled grooves to funnel &amp collect juices avoiding mess.