I wanted to make a charcuterie board for my wife for Christmas and I had some live edge walnut and other rough cut walnut in my wood stock, so I started to play with ideas that met with the shape of the wood and the concept. I truly enjoyed the process of design, carving, sanding, and finishing this piece and decided to make more to share. I love how the form follows function, the live edges, and the details of the grain. Each board that I make is different as I am responding to the materials.
Personally I appreciate the beauty of the natural wood. Natural knots, slight cracks and imperfections are rustic qualities. Some prefer a more finished look. Just let me know how rustic/refined you are looking for and we can find a balance.
You could use these as cutting boards, but I would recommend that they be used as an aesthetically but functional unique serving board (or flip it over and use the back as a cutting board). All boards are finished with a food safe mineral oil. If you would like to have your board made to different specifications than a pull down, just choose "Contact Maker" and let me know what you would like. I'll do my best to meet your needs. I can also make these boards in other woods. The live edge option is easier to accommodate in some species of wood than others. Other great options could be maple, hickory, spalted maple, elm, ash, oak. If you have a specific species in mind, let me know. I am flexible.
How to order:
Choose from the pull down options, or if you don't see the options you like, or want to just make something crazy fun, let me know by clicking on the "Contact Maker" button and describing your idea the best you can. We can collaborate on your next serving board together!
My normal time frame to make these is around 4 weeks +/-. If you need something quickly and just need me to send you a board I may have in the studio, let me know what you desire below and that you need it quickly and If available I will choose something nice, snap a pic and once you approve, send it out to you!
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By Darin White
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Darin is an artisan! He created the custom charcuterie board that I envisioned but could not find anywhere else. He cared about my project and worked to meet all of my needs. It was fun to work with Darin . . . even though we are a few states apart, I felt like I was in the workshop with him as he found that perfect board for my project and kept me up to date on the progress of the project through pictures and messages. I highly recommend Darin for your next project
Beautiful cheese board. It is well crafted and looks spectacular. Used it for the first time last night and would love to share the picture we took of a lovely cheese course. Darin was always in communication with me and make sure every step was to my liking. When I took a wrong turn because I had no clue what I was looking for him to create he nicely steered me in the right direction. This was an anniversary gift for 29 years of marriage which is furniture. A cheese board for wonderful nights of cheese and wine seemed appropriate and Darin did a great job.
Darin White does terrific work. Moreover, he communicates better than almost any other craftsman that I've worked with on a wide variety of custom projects. Definitely in the top 1%. Thanks, Darin!
It was so much fun collaborating with Darin on a custom made charcuterie board. The final product, a large burl elm board, was amazing. Darin worked with me to select the desired wood and size for my board. He provided updates throughout the creation process. If I have another wood board project I will use Darin.
Wanted something extra special and custom made for my brother's wedding gift - Darin was outstanding to work with. While I had a basic concept of what I wanted the final product to be, he offered his guidance throughout the process and I couldn't have been happier with the end result. Definitely worth the money and the constant communication from Darin was reassuring - couldn't recommend him more!