Cool Cutting Boards



This project will introduce the students to lamination and create a wonderful cutting board that will make a great gift or sale item. Students will be able to select various strips of wood for lamination and make an inlay of bent wood strips for a very interesting highlight within the board. This is not your average cutting board.

Lesson Time

4 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Building and Construction Trades Building and Construction Trades
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Student will understand lamination techniques for edge to edge gluing of solid wood. Students will know the working time and curing time for yellow resin polyvinyl glue. Students will select the appropriate clamps for holding glued parts. Students will correctly glue up and clamp edge joints. Students will bend wood strips into the lamination. Students will produce a finished project.

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