Best Michigan Shaped Cutting Board: Extraordinary Gifts for Charcuterie Parties, Chopping Boards, Michigan State and University of Michigan Blocks

Best Michigan Shaped Cutting Board | By Sherry Trautman | | Last Updated November 27, 2022

Do you know someone who loves Michigan everything? We bet they will love, appreciate and cherish a thoughtful, handmade Michigan Gift! 

And the best part?  Most of these Michigan charcuterie boards, Michigan cutting boards, butcher blocks, and Michigan maple blocks are made in Michigan by Michigan artists! 

These Michigan shaped cutting boards make fantastic Michigan souvenirs too! Available for quick shipping on Amazon or Etsy.

Perfect for Christmas, birthday's, mother's day, father's day, Valentines, girlfriend gifts, and gifts for friends.

No matter your budget, these Michigan gifts are guaranteed to make someone smile as they are made with love and intent by Michigan artists, created in Michigan or are high quality products nostalgic to the Mitten State.

Chris and I have lived in Michigan our whole lives and we understand the importance of shopping local and supporting our Michigan businesses.

We love supporting Michigan artists on Amazon and Etsy! 

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Michigan Charcuterie Board | Serving Trays

Great Lakes Black Walnut Charcuterie Board 

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This stunning Great Lakes Black Walnut Charcuterie Board has built in handles! *Handmade by Boards by the Bay located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Perfect Michigan gifts!

Michigan Shaped Cutting Board | Landmarks and Destinations | Road Trip or Unique Wedding Gift

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OMG! This fabulous Michigan shaped cutting board or charcuterie board has all the major cities you may have visited on your vacation!  Traverse City, Alpena, Tawas City, Detroit, Lansing, Saugatuck, Grand Rapids.  Makes such great Michigan gifts!

Michigan Maple Petoskey Charcuterie Serving Platter

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I'm in love with these handmade Michigan Maple Petoskey charcuterie serving platters made by Slippery Fish Woodwork located in Livonia, Michigan. 

  • They have a variety of designs, check them out!

What a cool piece to display in your kitchen or a serve cheese and meat tray to guests!

Michigan Cutting Boards | Chopping Boards

Extra Large Black Walnut Cutting Board with Juice Groove 

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This stunning extra large reversible black walnut cutting board has a very handy juice groove to prevent messes in your kitchen.

These outstanding Michigan cutting boards are handmade by Boards by the Bay located in Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Large Honeycomb Inlay Cutting board | Walnut with Padauk, Cherry and Ash

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Lumbertown Woodworks, located in Muskegon, Michigan, creates fantastic large honeycomb inlay cutting boards.  The craftsmanship is just fantastic.   

Michigan M22 Cutting | Serving Board

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Love this M22 cutting board, perfect to remember Michigan's famous roadway! 

  • Hand crafted by Matt Gillengerten located in Lansing, Michigan

Michigan Great Lakes Cutting Board Gift

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Spectacular Michigan shaped cutting board and serving board!  Tiger maple inlaid on black walnut. Great Christmas gift!

  • Hand crafted by Matt Gillengerten located in Lansing, Michigan

Michigan State Shaped Bamboo Serving & Cutting Board Gift

Celebrate the Great Lakes State with this stylish, functional and well made bamboo serving and cutting board in the shape of the Michigan mitten by Totally Bamboo!

We love Michigan shaped cutting boards!

Michigan Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board Gift

What a fun laser-engraved Michigan cutting and serving board!  It lists all the fantastic places to visit in the state from Ann Arbor to Cheboygan, Detroit to Cadillac, Kalamazoo to Lansing and much more! Measures 11" x 8-3/4" x 1/2" **And it's only $15!!!

Michigan State University | University of Michigan | House Divided Cutting Board

University of Michigan Cutting Board Gift

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Who doesn't love a University of Michigan Cutting board? Perfect for the home bar or a display in your office!

Hand crafted by Matt Gillengerten located in Lansing, Michigan

House Divided Cutting Board

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University of Michigan and Michigan State House divided handmade cutting, serving, cheese or charcuterie board.

  • Hand crafted by Matt Gillengerten located in Lansing, Michigan

Michigan State Cutting Board

This super cool 100% bamboo Michigan State cutting board from Amazon (get it quick!) has a very cool football inlay design.   

Can be used as a cutting board or serving tray, or use both sides of the board, one for cutting and the other for serving

Spartan Football Cutting and Serving Board

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Go Spartans! This handmade officially licensed Spartan football cutting board is made of tiger maple with a cherry football inlay on black walnut.

Made in Michigan from locally salvaged lumber. Dimensions:13" H x 20" W x 1" thick.

  • Hand crafted by Matt Gillengerten located in Lansing, Michigan

Handmade Butcher Block

Cutting Board, Butcher Block Cherry and Walnut

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This incredible butcher block was made by Wood Craft by KR in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  

  • Beautiful Michigan Cherry Wood and Black Walnut make up this end grain cutting board. Hard Maple for the border and contrast.

Not Sure Which Gift to Give? Give an Etsy Gift Card!

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Made in Michigan Gift Baskets, Michigan Necklaces, University of Michigan Christmas Ornaments

Need a gift but have no idea what to give?

The answer is:

So guys, if you are looking for gift ideas for birthday's, mother's day, father's day or housewarming gifts, why not give useful Michigan made products that everyone will love?

What's better than Gift baskets ideas with Better Made Chips, Sander's Chocolates, Made in Detroit gifts?

Michigan Necklaces: Handmade State of MI, Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Jewelry Gifts

What freakin' cute Michigan necklaces with etched trees by Macy Anne Designs on Etsy! I'm in love.

What I love: Since this state of Michigan necklace is aluminum, it is hypoallergenic and very lightweight. No worries of it changing colors, either.

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Michigan Necklaces: Handmade State of MI, Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Jewelry Gifts

Need a quick gift?

These cute Michigan necklaces by Ivy By Design come in a wide variety of choices, like gold, rose gold and they ship within two days! Plus, they are customizable!

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Michigan Necklaces: Handmade State of MI, Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Jewelry Gifts

The Hometown Haven, has a fantastic selection of necklaces, earrings and jewelry for Michigan! If you are a fan of the Michigan's Upper Peninsula, you will love this UP necklace

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Michigan Necklaces: Handmade State of MI, Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Jewelry Gifts

This Lake Superior Necklace is such a cool, original, almost abstract way to show your love for Michigan!  

These Michigan Great Lakes Necklaces are high quality and are sure to please!

What I love: You can choose silver, gold or rose gold and have them engraved!

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Michigan Necklaces: Handmade State of MI, Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Jewelry Gifts

This dainty, handmade Michigan Great Lakes necklace is just adorable! 

Made by the Great Lakes Shop, these necklaces can be made in 14k gold plated, rose gold and silver.

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