DIY Gift Idea: Make This Wood Cutting Board (in Under a Day!)

wood cutting board
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A few weeks ago I took a woodworking class to familiarize myself with some new power tools. The class involved making a simple wood cutting board, much like this one. I was so excited with how mine turned out, and with how quick it was to make! Since it's the holidays and everyone could use a little help coming up with gift ideas, I'm sharing this DIY wood cutting board tutorial with you today. Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Wall Clock From Kitchen Cutting Board

DIY hanging wall clock
Photo: The Lovely Drawer

Do you have a clock hanging on a wall in your home? If not, you should. Every house needs a hanging clock! And this one is perfect because it’s made from something you may already have in your kitchen!      

 If you have a collection of wood cutting boards in all shapes and sizes, put one to good use! This DIY Hanging Clock was made from a circular wood cutting board! See the full process over on The Lovely Drawer! Continue Reading

Make It: Wood-Burned Cutting Board DIY

I love learning new crafting techniques and mastering tools that I’ve never used before, so this DIY for a wood-burned cutting board is definitely at the top of my list of projects to try.    

Clare McGibbon created this great tutorial for the Etsy blog that catalogs the process of wood-burning. It looks like it would make for a great weekend project, so you may want to bookmark this one. If you don’t own a wood-burning tool, here is a good one. Continue Reading

Make It: Wood Cutting Boards

created at: 09/20/2011

If you can peel your eyes from that yummy Baguette and Brie, you’ll notice the shapely cutting board beneath it.  It was made completely by hand, and it is easy enough for you to do to.   Centsational Girl shows how to bust out your DIY skills, along with a jig-saw and some mineral oil, to make a simple-yet-necessary addition to the kitchen.  The natural wood is so much more attractive than my questionable plastic number I’m rockin’ in my kitchen. Continue Reading