Make Your Own Cutting Boards: Smart Projects & Stylish Designs for a Hands-On Kitchen

Make Your Own Cutting Boards: Smart Projects & Stylish Designs for a Hands-On Kitchen

by David Picciuto


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Whether you’re new to the craft of woodworking and looking for a great first project or you’re a seasoned craftsman showcasing a piece of treasured wood, it’s hard to deny the appeal of a cutting board. The techniques can be as simple or as complex as you like and the finished designs can be tailored to suit any style or taste. For beginners, these gateway projects are a great way to try out a new hobby easily, quickly, and with limited tools. For old hands, making cutting boards is a gorgeous way to showcase a beautiful piece of lumber or to hone and highlight a complex technique you’re trying to perfect. Best of all, upon completion, a cutting board is a project that can be proudly used as a sturdy workhorse in your own kitchen or given as a holiday treasure to friend or loved one.

Extensive photography and clear, concise instruction make even the most complex techniques easy to understand and conquer. A gallery of inspiring designs sourced from a wide array of makers is also included to spark the creation of your cutting board styles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940611457
Publisher: Spring House Press
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 471,546
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David Picciuto, also known as the Drunken Woodworker, spent 10 years working for marketing agencies, designing and developing websites in Toledo, Ohio. Five years ago, in an effort to have his photography professionally framed for an art show, he was shocked at the cost and decided he could do it himself. David started watching woodworking shows on YouTube and never stopped. He never did make those picture frames but his life was changed. Now, with a YouTube following close to 200K, David is a full-time online content creator, designing, creating and teaching the art of woodworking on his website Make Incorporating his art, videography, and photography backgrounds, Make Something teaches the craft of woodworking through information, inspiration, and humor while also providing a community platform for sharing projects and conversing with like-minded makers. David currently lives in Toledo, OH.

Table of Contents

Simple design from a single board
Clever shapes for special interests
Live Edge cutting board
Hanging cutting boards
Endgrain cutting board
Breadboard ends
Dovetailed feet
3-D Cutting board
Cutting board for serving pizza
Cutting board with bowl for veggies
Cutting board with built-in ramekins
Cutting board with built-in cookbook holder
Cutting board with built-in tablet holder

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