ISSUE 87  |  Into the Wild

10 Easy Pieces: Display-Worthy Wooden Cutting Boards

August 28, 2013 9:00 AM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

When did the utilitarian wood cutting board become the kitchen accoutrement du jour? Here are 10 that we’re currently coveting:

Above: Raw Wood Boards made from mango wood at West Elm. Prices range from $39 to $89, depending on size.

Above: Vintage Wine Barrel Cutting Board; $168 from Terrain.

Above: The egg-shaped La Planche a Decouper is €44 by French designer Caroline Gomez.

Above: Maple Cutting Board with leather strap from Jayson Home; $72.

Above: Color Blocked Balloon Cutting Board handmade in Philadelphia by Lostine, using Pennsylvania-grown sycamore and food-safe milk paint; $248 From Anthropologie (currently on sale for $149.95).


Above: Chopping Blocks made from solid American ash by New Zealand-based Douglas and Bec in three shapes; NZ $65.

Above: JK Adams Driftwood Rectangular Cutting Board is made in Vermont from planks of ash; $69.95 from WIlliams-Sonoma

Above: Ash Wood Cutting Boards made from Minnesota hardwood at Terrain; prices range from $20 to $56.


Above: Bird’s Eye Maple Cutting Board from Heath Ceramics made by master woodworker Edward Wohl; $170.

Above: Handmade Blonde Cutting Board crafted by Amish woodworkers; $48 from Canvas.

Check out our post on wooden Rolling Pins, the latest kitchen contender to the cutting board.