More than just a cutting board, this project adds a routed, decorative design that serves a practical purpose, as well.
For a woodworking project, cutting boards carry a lot of appeal. You can make one (or more) in a short amount of time. A cutting board requires little wood — often you can use scraps from other projects. And the skills necessary to make one fall within the realm of beginners. For all that simplicity though, cutting boards are fertile ground for improvisation and customization. There are even online communities dedicated to the subject. And they make great gifts. What more could you ask for?
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- 15 pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 20 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
- Hardware sources and materials list
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.
All of the information that you need to build our plans can be found in the standard plan. However, if you want even more granular detail to make your job easier, you should consider our premium plans. These come with additional shop diagrams that we drew when creating the prototypes. Shop drawings are not available for every plan.