One of the greatest gifts we’ve been given in the digital age, is the chance to buy handmade items online. Supporting local, small businesses is an incredible opportunity to invest in your local community, however shopping local is not always an option.
If you’re looking for that special present, or perhaps just looking to add a warm, handmade touch to your kitchen, this selection of handmade wooden cutting boards is for you!
There are quite a few options available online, however Amazon is a wonderful way to connect with merchants from around the globe, many of which make the products themselves, and can even customize a piece to your unique specifications.
Here are some beautiful pieces, available to purchase today!
These large, ambrosia maple cutting boards are hand made by a craftsman in North Carolina. They were a favorite due to their natural, rounded shape which highlights the variety of wood, and unique grain.
This board in particular offers a rustic, handmade touch to any kitchen decor, and can shine in your kitchen or even when used to serve food at parties or events.
If you’re looking for a handmade and personalized cutting board, this bamboo piece might be perfect! Bamboo is an incredibly versatile wood which can grow up to 2 feet per day, making it an ideal choice for the environmentally conscious.
These handmade cutting boards feature a strong engraving, which can be fully customized with one of 5 font options, along with your personal details.
This would make an incredible, personalized gift for a wedding, housewarming, or anniversary.
Reversible Walnut Cutting Board
These walnut cutting boards are handmade, though they feature a polished touch, away from some of the rustic flair of others. These cutting boards feature a deep juice groove on one of the reversible sides, perfect for a juicy tomato or steak.
The rich, deep walnut is a statement piece that you won’t want to hide away any time soon. Proudly crafted in the US, hard woods (like walnut) are designed to last for many years.
Personalized State Shaped Cutting Board
This is one example of a fantastic series of bamboo cutting boards, by Left Coast Original. While California is showcased, Left Coast Original has cutting boards from each of the 50 states, including the islands of Hawaii!
There’s even a spot where your cutting board can be customized with your initials, placed over your hometown. This is a wonderful and fun way to celebrate where you’re from, and can even serve as a passage of time, especially if you move.
Cutting boards are an everyday necessity, but they don’t have to be primarily utilitarian. Purchasing a handmade wooden cutting board is a wonderful way to incorporate a beautiful, natural touch into your kitchen, while supporting small businesses.