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33 DIY Wood Charcuterie Board Designs

In this article, I show you 33 DIY wood charcuterie board designs to give you ideas for your own custom charcuterie board. From choosing the wood type to deciding on a board pattern, this article contains everything you need to know.

Wood charcuterie boards offer a blend of functionality and a natural wood style to guests.
Moreover, it is multifunctional as it can be used as a wood serving board, cutting board, or cheese board.

Here are some jump links to the main sections of this article to help you find the information you need quickly.

Handmade Pieces and Made-To-Order Items

DIY Wood Charcuterie Board Designs

Type of Wood and Finish

Woodworking Tools Needed

Handmade Pieces

If you prefer to purchase a unique charcuterie board, this collection of charcuterie boards (3) on Etsy standout as the best with 5-star reviews.
Additionally, most etsy sellers offer free shipping and customization options such as engraved family names.

1 – Large Charcuterie Board

large charcuterie board designs
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This beautifully crafted large board is perfect for entertaining in style.
This substantial and versatile board is an ideal centerpiece for any gathering.  
It showcases the natural piece of wood with a smooth finish in a functional and elegant design.

2 – Small Charcuterie Board

small charcuterie board designs
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Crafted with care, this smaller charcuterie board brings a touch of rustic elegance to your table.  
It can be used as a wooden cutting board, perfect for wedding gift or a gift for a family member.  
The multipurpose wooden board is one of the more popular choices 

3 – Resin River Charcuterie Boards

DIY epoxy river charcuterie board
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Resin River Charcuterie Board, a stunning fusion of natural wood and vibrant resin.
Large charcuterie boards grab the attention of your guests.
It offers a great way to create a a stylish backdrop on the wall.

DIY Wood Charcuterie Board Designs

This collection of different types of charcuterie boards contains the most popular charcuterie boards for DIY projects.

Making your own charcuterie board using one of these step-by-step tutorials is a great beginner woodworking project.

4 – Live Edge Charcuterie Board

This DIY charcuterie board is a breeze to make and totally doable in just a day. Plus, you can even sell these boards.

5 – Serving Board with Handles

This tutorial guides you through the steps to create a serving board with handles using dark live edge wood and finished with mineral oil.

6 – Rustic Charcuterie Board

Level up your hosting game with our DIY Rustic Oak Wood Charcuterie Board—it’s like bringing the farmhouse chic straight to your table! Craft it yourself and impress your pals with the perfect backdrop for serving up some seriously stylish snacks. 

7 – Lazy Susan Cheese Board

This DIY Lazy Susan Cheese Board works perfectly for large gatherings.   The round shape makes it convenient for everyone at the dining room table to enjoy your food. 

8 – Resin and Wood Serving Board

This DIY Wood and Resin Charcuterie Board adds a touch of coastal farmhouse style. This wood and resin serving board blends functionality and style to impress your guests.

9 – Unique Custom Charcuterie Board for a Camper

Get set to elevate your camping game with this DIY tutorial on creating a camping-inspired charcuterie board. Perfect for you, this multifunctional board serves as both a small cutting board and a cheese board, bringing a touch of rustic charm to your outdoor adventures.

10 – Epoxy River Charcuterie Board

Ready to take your DIY skills to the next level? In this tutorial, the maker guides you through the process of crafting an epoxy river charcuterie board that adds a stunning touch to your table – a project just waiting for your creative touch.

11 – Charcuterie Board Designs from Acrylic Templates

This tutorial walks you through the process of creating stylish boards using acrylic templates.
The easy and customizable approach to making charcuterie boards makes it easy to make a variety of designs.

12 – Scrap Wood Cutting Board or Charcuterie Board

Transform your scrap pieces of wood into eye-catching charcuterie boards with this DIY tutorial. Learn how to repurpose materials on hand, creating unique and personalized serving pieces that are perfect for entertaining friends and family.

13 – DIY Dino Charcuterie Board

This DIY tutorial on crafting dinosaur-shaped charcuterie boards is a great woodworking project for kids. 
Learn the step-by-step process to turn ordinary wood into fun and whimsical serving pieces that will have your young guests roaring with delight at your next gathering.

Video Tutorials (20)

For those of you who prefer video tutorials, here are the top DIY charcuterie board designs in video format.

14 – DIY Charcuterie Board with Leather Straps

Learn how to make a stylish DIY charcuterie board with leather straps in this step-by-step YouTube tutorial. 

This tutorial guides you through the process of creating a chic and functional serving piece that’s sure to impress your friends at your next gathering.

15 – DIY Barnwood Charcuterie Board

Get ready to bring rustic charm to your table with our DIY tutorial on crafting a barnwood charcuterie board. Join us as we guide you through the steps, helping you create a unique and timeless serving piece that’s perfect for your next gathering.

16 – Charcuterie Board on a Budget

Join us on this budget-friendly DIY adventure as we show you how to craft a stylish wood charcuterie board without breaking the bank. Learn the tricks and hacks to create an impressive and affordable serving piece that’ll have your guests wowed at your next gathering.

17 – Red Cedar Epoxy Charcuterie Board

This DIY tutorial helps you build a stunning red cedar epoxy charcuterie board. Follow along as we guide you through the steps, helping you craft a unique and visually striking serving board that’ll be the star of your next gathering.

18 – Handmade Charcuterie Board

Learn how to craft a one-of-a-kind DIY live edge wood charcuterie board. From selecting the perfect live edge slab to the finishing touches, we’ll guide you through the process of creating a stylish and natural serving piece that’s sure to impress at your next gathering.

19 – Backlit Honeycomb Charcuterie Board

Illuminate your entertaining with our latest DIY tutorial on crafting a mesmerizing LED backlit Honeycomb charcuterie board. Join us as we take you through the steps to create a stunning combination of natural wood and modern technology, resulting in a unique and eye-catching serving board that will be the talk of your next gathering.

20 – Black Walnut Charcuterie Board with Inlays

Our latest DIY tutorial guides you through the process of crafting a sophisticated black walnut charcuterie board with elegant inlays. Learn the secrets of combining natural beauty with artistic details, creating a stunning serving piece that’s bound to steal the show at your next gathering.

21 – Acacia Wood Epoxy Inlay Shark Charcuterie Board

Learn to make an acacia wood charcuterie board featuring stylish epoxy inlays. This tutorial guides you through the process and helps you craft a sleek and modern serving piece that’s perfect for your next gathering.

22 – DIY Turquoise Inlay Charcuterie Board

Learn how to create a turquoise inlay charcuterie board and infuse a pop of vibrant color into your wooden serving piece.

23 – Huge Live Edge Serving Board

Learn how to craft a massive live edge serving board. The straightforward steps help you create a striking and sizable centerpiece for your table that’s sure to make a statement to your guests.

24 – End Grain Charcuterie Board

Explore the art of woodworking in our latest tutorial, where we show you how to create a DIY end grain charcuterie board. Master the essentials and craft a durable and visually appealing serving piece for your next gathering.

25 – Design Your Own Charcuterie Board 

Get creative with your entertaining! Learn how to design and craft your own unique wood charcuterie board in this easy DIY tutorial. 

26 – DIY Wood Charcuterie Board Designs that Sell

In this video tutorial, learn the best DIY wood charcuterie board designs that sell.

27 – Stylish Charcuterie Boards

This video tutorial shows you how to batch out wood charcuterie boards using a single slab of wood.

28 – Cool Wooden Cheese Boards

This DIY video shows you how to make wooden cheese boards to sell at a craft fair or to give away as gifts.

29 – Hawaiian Monkeypox DIY Wood Charcuterie Boards

Explore the beauty of Hawaiian Monkeypod wood in this DIY tutorial. This video guides you through crafting a unique charcuterie board, infusing a touch of island charm into your entertaining.

30 – Olivewood DIY Charcuterie Boards

Join the journey into crafting with the Olivewood DIY Charcuterie Boards tutorial. Viewers will be guided through creating a stylish and functional board, infusing a touch of Mediterranean flair into their gatherings.

31 – Live Edge Black Walnut Charcuterie Board

In this woodworking video tutorial, learn how to make a stunning DIY live edge black walnut charcuterie board. Witness the transformation of raw materials into a functional and visually striking centerpiece for any gathering.

32 – Unique Serving Board

This video DIY tutorial helps you make a unique serving board with a scrap piece of wood.

33 – DIY Epoxy Serving Tray using a Silicone Mold

Silicone molds make it easy to make a wood charcuterie board in the same size/shape with different designs.

Type of Wood and Finish

DIY wood charcuterie board finish

When it comes to picking the right kind of wood, you want something that not only looks good but can handle all the cutting, serving, and grabbing. 
As a side note, most DIY wood charcuterie board designs are finished with mineral oil, walrus oil, 

Although different types of wood can be used, hardwoods make for the best choice for a functional, yet beautiful charcuterie board.
Hard maple, walnut, cherry, and oak make for an excellent choice.

Hard maple is like the chill canvas of the charcuterie world with its light color. 
Walnut wood blends a touch of elegance and sophistication to the party with cool grain patterns.
Cherry, the red-brown wood, is a good option as it deepens in color with age. 
Of course, oak wood remains a classic choice that never seems to go out of style.

Hardwood Advantages

The tight grain patterns of hardwoods offer many advantages.

First, the tight grain patterns resist moisture.  
This makes the wood boards less susceptible to warping or cracking.
Plus, some hardwoods naturally fight off bacteria.

The tight grain structure allows for easy cleaning.
Simply use warm water and mild dish soap to clean the surface.
Once cleaned, use some olive oil, or any board oil to condition the board and prevent it from drying out.

Common Woodworking Tools for Charcuterie Boards

You don’t need powerful tools or various different materials to make charcuterie boards.
In fact, many small businesses thrive on finding unique solid wood pieces and a simple way to get a smooth surface.

Palm Sander
Mineral Oil
Walrus Oil
Odie’s Oil


Wood charcuterie boards offer a perfect solution for culinary creativity and stylish presentations. Whether you’re into collecting vintage treasures or following simple DIYs, these DIY wood charcuterie board designs offer a variety of choices.
A beautiful wooden charcuterie board will surely become the centerpiece of your gatherings.

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