Charcuterie Paddles

Learning to make cutting boards and paddles has been a bit of a backwards learning for me. I jumped head-first into making end-grain cutting boards, having never made a cutting board before. I just loved the look of them and all the different patterns that you can do. Now that I have done a few,…

Checkers And Stripes

Despite all the time I have been enjoying in the yard, I have also been finding some time to get out in the shop and play with my tools. I decided to try some more cutting boards. This time around, I picked up some Padauk, Walnut and Maple (not ambrosia this time). With those, I…

Cutting Board Care 101

GENERAL CARE INSTRUCTIONS Normal wear and tear will occur with all cutting boards, but with a little maintenance, your boards can last a lifetime and continue to look amazing. Wood based kitchen items should never be left submerged in water for any amount of time. Most wood based kitchen utensils are also not meant to…

Beautiful Boards

Well the experiment has come to an end and the final result is awesome….in my opinion but I am somewhat biased since I made them. As mentioned in my previous post, I have been wanting to try making cutting boards for a while now and in December I purchased some wood to finally dive into…

Everything Is Better With Butter

This won’t be your average recipe post, and the butter I’m referencing won’t be overly tasty…but it does make certain things better! This is all about board butter. With the creation of some cutting boards out of some beautiful woods, I wanted to make sure that whoever gets them will have the opportunity and knowledge…

Chop It Like It’s Hot

During the Christmas rush, when I was building all sorts of advent calendars and experimenting with those, I invested in some really beautiful hardwoods. My intention was that when things slowed down, I would spend some time learning how to make some cutting boards. We aren’t talking the cutting boards that you find in the…