Hello Texas!

Creative Woodworking’s 1st cutting board in the shape of a state is – NOT Vermont?

No, it is not.white oak cutting board texas shape

Why? Well, I’m not sure exactly how this happened, we had planned on making some Vermont Shape Cutting boards, we just hadn’t done it yet. So, we were chatting with a friend from Texas…and that’s how the story goes.

Step 1 – Make the Template

  • What is the overall size? Go from there.

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Top 5 Cutting Board Designs of 2015

As we enter another year of this Creative Woodworking adventure, let’s take a look back at our top 5 cutting board designs of 2015. Feedback from our supporters, clients, friends and of course sales have determined these designs are big time keepers!

5. Simple RectangleSapele-Maple-Cutting-Board

This design is available in small, medium, large sizes and has proven to be a good choice. Sometimes keeping it simple is all you need to do! We always try to have a few of these on hand, simply pretty and fun in all the wood species.

4. End Grain Squareend-grain-square-maple-walnut-pumpkin

Our end grain designs are stunning (if I do say so myself), the walnut and maple combo creates the most intense contrast, which seems to be preferred. This square has a unique design detail. Do you see it? Bud has “framed” it by cutting the edge pieces in half. All the same size little squares would have been fine, but, this is better. Great idea, everyone loves it.

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Which Wood – OAK

Oak is known for it’s strength, which reminds me of a line in a movie…

Is your word stronger than oak? Matt Cushman’s isn’t! Ok, enough about that … back on topic.

We see oak chosen quite often in cabinetry and furniture projects.  It’s heavy (visually and literally), great for flooring also.

Oak Wood

Qsawn White Oak

Our cutting board designs have been a hit in oak – which I wasn’t sure about – until I saw the first one.

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Our Wendy in Red Oak

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