Wood Cutting Board Ideas

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Looking to add a personal touch to your kitchen?

Now you can learn how to wood burn beautiful designs into your cutting boards with the Scorch Marker Pro! It's the perfect DIY project for woodcraft enthusiasts!

If you've been struggling to come up with designs, we've got you covered with these five design ideas you can recreate today!

Get creative and show off your skills with these stunning wood cutting board designs. 

Wood Cutting Board FAQs

Q: Are they food safe?
A: Yes! The Scorch Marker Wood Cutting Boards are sustainably sourced and without any oils or wood finishes.

Q: Can I add wood finish?
A: After you finish your wood burning you can apply wood finishing oil (or your choice of finish)

Q: Can I paint on the designs?
A: Yes you can paint on your burned design AFTER all wood burning is complete. DO NOT try to paint and then wood burn.

How to Make a Wood Cutting Board

The great thing about the Scorch Marker is that this crafting tool allows you to permanently burn designs into wood in a way that’s safe and completely non-toxic.

And, no fancy wood-burning tool is required. All you need is a Scorch Marker and a heat gun to get the job done.

You will need:

  • Scorch Marker Pro
  • Wood Cutting Board
  • Stencils (your choice/optional)

Here are five awesome pattern ideas to help you get started.

1. Mushroom Serving Platter

Embrace the funky vibes and let your cutting board come to life with these absolutely groovy mushroom cutting board.

You can get these groovy mushroom stencils to recreate your own mushroom serving platter!

2. Forest Appreciation Cutting Board

If the mushroom stencils weren’t enough to satisfy your inner explorer, this beautiful treeline cutting board will leave you feeling wanderlust.

 Don't forget to apply a coat of wood finish to protect them from wear and tear. 

3. Firefighter Cutting Board

There’s nothing like some firefighter appreciation. Those heroes work hard, especially during the holidays. Get this Fire Department stencil here.


@scorchmarker Heros like your local firefighters help people everyday! This design honors all those who risk their lives in the face of fire and more to save anyone in need! This cutting board came out great and burnt to perfection with a dash of Odie's Oil. #ForzaHorizon5GO #craftchallenge #woodwork ♬ original sound - Scorch Marker

This specific design looks amazing on the Walnut Cutting board but you can do it on lighter pieces too!

4. Santa’s Serving Board

While it acts as more of a serving board than a cutting board, you can’t forget about Santa Claus! (Get the Santa Board stencil here)

This wood cutting board not only adds a touch of charm to your Christmas Eve spread but also conveniently lays out all of Santa's favorite treats.

5. The Family Cutting Board

It’s finally time for one of my favorite cutting boards yet! This Gather cutting board is perfect to keep or give as a housewarming gift! (Get the Gather stencil here)

Engraved with the word "Gather," this board serves as a reminder of the love and warmth shared during this special season. 


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