How to Make a Wooden Chopping Board and Serving Tray

Great Saturday project

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Forstner drill bits
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Three 20-in. x 3-1/2-in. maple boards
  • Two 23-1/2-in. x 1/2-in. x 3/4-in. walnut strips (handle strips)
  • Two 5-in. x 1/2-in.-diameter dowels (handles)
  • Four 3/4-in. x 3/4-in.-diameter dowels (for feet)