Make a Rustic Wooden Cheese Board and Stirrer

Add warmth and personality to your kitchen by creating a cheese board from a slice of a log and a classic stirrer from scrap wood.

| April/May 2019

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We’re a woodworking husband-and-wife duo who likes to keep things simple. We believe in doing more with less, welcoming mistakes and learning from them, letting found materials embolden our designs, and always being open to the possibilities. Andrea has always felt that our work should be something every person needs in their home, pieces they’ll enjoy using and that get more beautiful the more they’re used. Without a doubt, each finished item has its own distinctive character. When you work with natural wood, you won’t achieve a polished, perfect result. Every piece will be unique in its own way.

This singular expression is in stark contrast to that achieved by advanced technology and mass production, which generates perfect, identical products. And we believe this is our good fortune. The proliferation in new technology has created a new need in people – a passion for the opposite, a strong desire for something imperfect, warm, and human that adds that final personal touch to their home.

All our designs come from the heart and have a story – they’re simple ideas, which we execute as honestly and cleanly as possible. We hope these projects will inspire you to create some of your own individual pieces that represent you and the effort you’ve put into them, and that you’ll be encouraged to find your own stories and ideas when working with different types of wood.



Craft a Cheese Board

This first project is a perfect example of the simplicity and beauty of nature and what it can bring to your home. A decorative slice of tree trunk can create an ideal display board for your cheeses – or for any other foods you’d like to present at the table with style.

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