Cutting boards or wooden serving boards are very nice little project that can make a nice presentation pop. It can be used for serving all different kinds of food for casual diners or special occasions. They also make nice gifts for all sorts of occasions.
Construction and material
As mentioned, cutting boards can be used to serve all sorts of food or be in contact with food. Here are a few items that goes in the construction of the serving boards:
- PVA Glue that is certified for indirect food contact by the FDA
- All cutting boards are Finished with Mineral Oil. The finish is easy to renew by anyone and is available at any pharmacy.
When building the different pieces, we source local wood species, which to us is North America. We focus mostly on hard woods species like Hard Maple, Black Cherry and Black Walnut. We will on occasion, spice up the looks with color accents where some exotics are used. All the colors of the different species are natural colors.
Cutting Board Maintenance
There is 3 simple rules to keep the boards nice through time :
– Wash by Hand
– Do not put in the Dishwasher
– No soaking in water
Wood is natural and will change with use. Even if you follow the three golden rules mentioned above, it is possible, in time, to see discoloration, fuzz, and or fading
If you want them to look like they did the first time you used them, then…
– Wash them by hand with dish soap
– Rub with a Scotch-Brite pad to remove fuzz and stains
– Treat them with your favorite oil (we like mineral oil)
Included below in the slideshow are examples of cutting boards, charcuterie boards or cheese boards. If you have special request of species, dimensions or patterns, please use the contact form to share your needs and will gladly get back to you to discuss your request.
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