Looking for unique cutting boards for your own kitchen or to give as a gift? Here are 15 amazing cutting board ideas you can make yourself!
Cutting boards are a great beginner woodworking project! They can be as simple as a hardwood board from the store cut to any size or shape, or a premade version that can be customized with a wood burning tool. More advanced woodworkers can add marble inlays or create beautiful designs with multiple wood species. The unique cutting board ideas in this list will inspire you to make your own!
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I never though to use Plasti-Dip like this! This food safe paint will hold up to repeated cleanings, and contrasts nicely with the hickory wood.
I’ve used a wood burning tool on cork trivets and coasters before, but never thought to burn custom designs on a cutting board! This would be a great gift idea!
Pig Shaped board – Create & Babble
Isn’t this pig cutting board adorable? You could create any animal shape your heart desires!
Color Block Cutting Board – By Brittany Goldwyn
Give a plain cutting board a pop of color with this color blocking technique!
Wood burning is a common theme with cutting boards, because it adds a design without paint or stain. Ashley went one step further and created a natural wood stain for hers to color the board without chemicals!
Last, but not least, there’s this adorable heart shaped version made from a single maple board!
I’m totally inspired by all these unique cutting board ideas! Since I gave the walnut and marble one to my mom, I need to make a different version for myself! Which one is your favorite?
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