Looking for a special gift that isn’t difficult? Personalized cutting boards are one of the best choices. They’re incredibly practical and every kitchen needs at least a few. They’re also great additions to other gifts. For example, a cutting board perfectly complements a cheese and wine basket.
There’s one other reason this idea is so good – the price. Even when they’re personalized, wooden cutting boards are often inexpensive. This makes them an easy gift that is also unique.
Because most of these cutting boards are engraved, sellers tend to recommend that you use them decoratively or for other non-food uses. You can also flip the board over and use the non-engraved side as a cutting board.
Personalized Maple And Walnut Wood Cutting Board
The two-toned approach to this Maple and Walnut Cutting Board makes it an elegant gift that is a little bit different. It is available in twodifferent sizes and you can customize the first names that are included, along with the date.
Millennium Falcon Cutting Board
This Millennium Falcon Cutting Board is just too cool. You can order it as-is or have custom text written on the red stripe across the center. The positioning of the text also makes this a functional gift.
Guitar Cutting Board
Here’s a second gift option from the same seller. This time, it is a Guitar Cutting Board. You can specify the engraving that you want in the notes section when you order, or just leave it blank. Both this and the previous example are available in various wood combinations. Personally though, I think the stripe style works extremely well.
Personalized Cheese Maple Walnut Cutting Or Serving Board
Here’s a cutting board in a different style. It can be made out of maple or walnut wood and can be customized in various ways. The seller offers 9 distinct types to choose from, which can then be personalized further.
Monogram Fraxinus Mandshurica Cheese Board
If you want something simple, this monogrammed board could be a good choice. It also comes with the personalized cheese spreader in the image, making it that much better as a gift. This type of gift should be ready faster than many other options – as thecustomization could be done ahead of time.
Personalized Maple Fillet Board
Here’s a cutting board in an entirely different style. This PersonalizedMaple Fillet Board is designed with fishermen in mind, providing a ruler for measuring, along with side grips and a honing tool. There are 2 lines of text on the bottom right. You can choose what they say.
Stand Of Trees Engraved Cutting Board
The trees featured on this cutting board work well, creating something that stands out. Buyers can choose from four types of wood (cherry, maple, walnut or mahogany) and also choose what text they want to be engraved on it. You’re not limited to the romantic style of customization either. You could request a different type of message.
Cheese Set With Cutting Board
This Cheese Set with Cutting Board shows that you don’t need to focus on something simple. The lid of the set acts like a cutting board or a cheese board and can be customized. The interior houses 4 cheese knives. It would be a perfect gift to accompany a selection of cheeses.
Family Kitchen Whitewashed Walnut Serving Paddle
This product is promoted as a Walnut Serving Paddle rather than a chopping board, but it can be used in both ways. It is an especially good choice, as there are 4 different lines of text to personalize, along with the name and initial.
Rustic Wooden Chopping Board
With this Rustic Wooden Chopping Board, you’re getting something truly unique, where the pattern and shape of the wood are key features. This is partly because the board is made from olive wood, which is different than most other products. There are 4 sizes to choose from. The seller also provides details about the exact customization options.
USA Personalized Cutting Board
Design is everything with this USA Personalized Cutting Board. You can specify 2 lines of text to be included on the board, with up to 24 characters per line. There are also 4 different fonts to choose from. Being able to select the font is always appealing. After all, the font choice does have a significant impact on how the piece looks.
Exotic Hardwood Celtic Circle Cutting Board
One of the most interesting things about this Celtic Circle Cutting Board is the wood used. The gift relies on exotic hardwood, which is a key reason for the color pattern that you can see in the image. Each board will have a different pattern, of course, but that’s part of the appeal of handmade cutting boards – each one is unique.
Love Heart Cutting Board
Options like this Love Heart Cutting Board are perfect when you want something a little bit different. The shape of the board makes it stand out, while the customization adds in a sweet extra touch. The piece is promoted as a Valentines Day board, but it would be perfect for Christmas too.
Personalized Bamboo Cutting Board With Handle
This cutting board uses a familiar style and shape, but that’s not a bad thing. There are 9 different styles of engraving that you can choose from, including some that take up the entire board and others that are smaller.
Personalized Olive Wood Chopping Board
This Personalized Olive Wood Board is another product that takes full advantage of the uniqueness of each piece of wood. Check out the personalization! The space around the letters is burnt out, making them raised above the surrounding area. The positioning means that the rest of the board remains entirely functional.
Nightmare Before Christmas Cutting Board
The style of this cutting board is a little geeky, which would be ideal for many couples. The cutting board is available in 3 different sizes. You’re not limited to this particular image either. The seller mentions that you can also request your own image if you have something better in mind.
Batman Cutting Board
Here’s another geeky cutting board. This time, the theme is Batman. There are 3 different sizes and 2 styles to choose from. As the seller mentions, the color and depth of the image can vary depending on the wood. This is true for all the boards featured in this list.
Marchand Barrel Shaped Cheese Board
This Barrel Shaped Cheese Board could be the perfect choice for any beer lover in your household. The board includes 2 lines of text, which you can fully customize (24 characters each). While it is marketed as a cheese board, the piece can be used as a cutting board without any problems.
Customized Chess Or Checkers Board For Wine
There are many unusual aspects about this Chess or Checkers Board. The piece is designed as a serving tray, to the extent that it has recesses for wine glasses and a wine bottle. The remaining space could be used as a cutting board or a serving platter.
The customization is also unusual. You can add an engraved name or message, but this goes on the back, not the front. That idea might be useful if you want the board to be functional.
Recipe Engraved Cutting Board
The personalization with this cutting board is different than normal. You get to choose the recipe that is engraved upon it, rather than just choosing a few words. In fact, you provide a scanned version of the recipe and the recipe is printed exactly as written (down to the handwriting).
Home State Cutting Board
The style of this Home State Cutting Board simply works well. The recesses around the edge make it look good, while also being practical when you use it. The board itself is made from maple. You’re able to choose the featured state, along with 2lines of text (up to 30 characters each).
Round Personalized Wood Cutting Board
If you’re sick of conventionalcutting boards, what about a round one? The size and shape would make it ideal as a cheese board or even as somewhere to put hot pots. There are 2 different sizes to choose from, along with 3 types of wood.
Simple Personalized Cutting Board
The simplicity of this cutting board is actually an advantage. It means that most of the board’s surface doesn’t have any engraving and can be hygienically used for chopping food. The minimalistic style happens to look good as well.
Mini Engraved Wood Cutting Board
It isn’t obvious from the image, but this cutting board is smaller than most. This style means that it could be used for different things and would work especially well as a cheese plate. The visual style is also appealing, creating an elegant product.
Oakmont Mango Wood & Marble Cutting Board
This Mango Wood & Marble Cutting Board has its own distinctive style. The approach provides users with two different cutting surfaces, along with the ability to personalize.The board also has foam pads on the underside, to help keep it in the same position. Alternatively, you could use the rope on the handle to hang the board up for display.
Ohio State Cutting Board
This Ohio State Cutting Board is one that would be appealing on its own or with the additional engraving. Non-engraved is the default this time. You need to pay extra to add a name and/or a date. You can also add on a star or heart icon if you want to. Don’t worry if the recipient isn’t from Ohio, the same seller has boards for other states and countries.
Premium Brew Bar Board
It’s easy to see the type of audience this Premium Brew Bar Board is designed for. The cutting board offers plenty of options too. There are 4 different text lines for you to customize, along with the established year. The same company has various other items in this series, in case you want to make a themed gift for a beer lover.
A Perfect Pair Cutting Board
If you’re shopping for two people,this chopping board could work well. It’s made from bamboo, which means that it will be resilient and is easy to clean. The seller also has a strong commitment to going green. You can be certain that the chopping board is produced in an environmentally friendly manner.
Perfectionist Cutting Board
This Perfectionist Cutting Board is a little different than the other items on the list. The customized aspect is small, simply consisting of your gift recipient’s name in the upper left. The main focus is the various lines, which act as cutting guides. While the gift is mostly designed to be funny, the lines are practical too and could be useful in the kitchen.
Classic Pig Cutting Board
For something a little unusual, how about this Classic Pig Cutting Board? It can be customized with a name and/or date to create a personal touch. The board is made from locally sourced cherry wood and has a food-safe finish.
Bear Teak Wood Cutting Board
With this Teak Wood Cutting Board, you’re getting an etched image of a bear, along with the name and date of your choice. The seller offers a medium and a large board. These are both made from sustainably sourced teak wood. There will be natural variation in the finished appearance, but the cutting board will look beautiful no matter what.
Circle Of Love Bar Board
There are 2 interesting things about this Circleof Love Bar Board. The first is that you can choose the design, thenames and the dates featured. The other is the physical shape of the board. The rounded edges make this product stand out from others and could mean that it is more practical in the kitchen.
Dinner Is Coming
Game of Thrones remains a popular show, so why not give a fitting gift? This Dinner is Coming cutting board would do the trick. There are many different sizes, styles and wood choices available, including square, round and paddle boards.
Butcher Block Cutting Board
Many of the boards on this list follow a similar style, but not this Butcher Block Cutting Board. The board is larger and heavier than many others, making it best to use in one place. It can be personalized with a monogram or a name in the center.
Bamboo Cutting Board With Engraved Knife
This bamboo cutting board gets everything right. The etching is done in a single corner, yet still manages to look good. The board itself has an appealing design, especially with the groove around the edges and the two-tone style. There is even an engraved knife included for good measure.
Twine Cutting Board With Slate
It’s always nice to find unusual cutting boards, which is certainly the case for this Twine Cutting Board with Slate. The slate makes it easy to use this as a serving tray. The included chalk can be used to write the names of whatever you’re serving on the board. To use it as a chopping board, you could simply flip it over and work off the other side.
Vertical Name Cutting Board
This Vertical Name Cutting Board is very simple, which can be a good thing. The engraving simply consists of the family name on the left or the right side of the board. This leaves the rest of the space free for practical use.
Engraved Cheese Board Set
For something a little different, here’s an Engraved Cheese Board Set. The glass part of the board can be easily lifted out, to act as a serving board or a cutting board on its own. The wooden engraved part can be used for either role as well, making this an especially versatile gift.
Teak Cutting Board
Teak isn’t the most popular cutting board wood, with many people choosing bamboo instead. Even so, this Teak Cutting Board makes an attractive gift. The color variation is a key reason for considering the wood. Each cutting board will have unique coloring, of course. That’s part of the appeal.
Maple Leaf Raised Monogram Cutting Board
The size of this Maple Leaf Raised Monogram Cutting Board is cool, as is the inclusion of black handles. The most interesting part is the text that you can include. With this board, the front includes a monogram of 3 initials. The back can becustomized with a 3-line message of up to 50 characters per line. This provides the ability to write a very personal message, a feature that most other boards don’t include.
Etched White Oak Cutting Board Set
The most appealing aspect of this Etched White Oak Cutting Board Set is the consistency. The set includes a cutting board, wooden coasters, glasses andkey chains. All of the components tie in well with one another. The coasters and cutting board even have the same engraving.
Personalized Ornamental Family Shield Engraving
The Ornamental Family Shield Engraving on this cutting board is a fun idea, one that can include the family name and monogram that you choose. There is also the ability to choose exactly what board your design is featured on. This unusual option gives you extra flexibility.
Tree Of Love Cutting Board
No one would ever say that this Tree of Love Cutting Board is simple. The amount of detail is incredible, especially in all the lines of the tree. The complexity means cooks would want to use the back of the board for cooking, but that’s not a bad thing. The piece could even be displayed as a piece of art.
Custom Cutting Board Engraving (Your Own Design)
This Custom Cutting Board is unusual in that you can choose exactly what you want. You can select the type of cutting board, engraving placement, message, fonts and even add an image that you want to be included. Few other gifts provide this much flexibility.
Owl Couple Two-Tone Cutting Board
The image on this Owl Couple Two-Tone Cutting Board is likely to be popular. There is also the ability to include an engraved message on the back and/or to add on other complementary items. Don’t worry if this particular board doesn’t suit you –the same store has many other engraved boards that work in the same way.
Periodic Table Chopping Board
There are two cool things about this Periodic Table Chopping Board. The first is the pictured engraving. This would appeal to a different audience than many of the other boards on this list.
The second aspect is the engraving options. You can actually choose whatever you like for the engraving. The seller allows for complete creative control and doesn’t charge extra for custom artwork. Being able to customize this extensively is a very rare feature.