Make Your Own Cutting Board

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Learn how to make an original cutting board from a medley of assorted hardwoods to suit all of your chopping or slicing needs. They can serve as a great personal touch to your kitchen or use it to dazzle your friends with your custom charcuterie presentation.

The class will go over all the basics you need to know in order to make a custom cutting board, including how to operate all the necessary machinery such as a table saw and planer, and how these tools help to create squared edges. We will cover the process of gluing and clamping your pieces to create custom blanks, then ending with sanding and applying an oil finish. We will take a 1 hour break to allow glue to dry so bring your own snacks or explore the Santa Fe Arts District with your new woodworking buddies. Have fun, learn a new skill (or 3!) and take home a finished product in time for dinner. Cutting board care instructions, woodshop safety tutorials and DTL enthusiasm & encouragement provided.

This class will be taught by Nathan Woolf Shapiro. Though new to life in Colorado, he has worked as a carpenter and woodworker for over 12 years, working on projects all over the country ranging from building houses, to finished bar and restaurant spaces, to custom coffeeshops, as well as an array of household goods and furniture pieces. Whether large or small scale woodworking is all related and he has a vested interest in finding those cool similarities in each application. You can check out his work on Instagram @nathanwoolf or on his website

Minimum age

18 years or older

What's Provided

all supplies are included, plus a free woodcare kit

Cancellation Policy

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