265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2
265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2

265 Honey Mesquite Serving Tray 15 x 6 1/2

Regular price $85.00


  • Your board will arrive already seasoned and ready for use. We use a pharmacy grade, food safe mineral oil, followed by beeswax, for water resistance and protection.
  • End Grain cutting boards are more scratch-resistant and easier on knives than other boards, but still avoid using serrated knives


  • Hand-wash with hot, soapy water. Always dry thoroughly.
  • Never soak or submerge board in water, or place in the dishwasher.
  • To help maintain water repellency, apply our Board Butter (or a combination of heated mineral oil and beeswax) to the cutting surface periodically. First clean and sanitize the board, then apply paste with a soft cloth. Rub into the surface and wipe off any excess.  

MADE-TO-ORDER - please allow 2-3 weeks before shipping

As a small, family-owned business, we take pride in crafting each butcher block by hand.

Depending on the number of orders in the queue, it may take up to 2-3 weeks to make and ship your butcher block. 

If you need your order in time for a birthday, anniversary, etc., please don’t hesitate to reach out at john@theboardsmith.com and we'll see what we can do.

Otherwise, we look forward to shipping this out to you once it is ready!


FREE Shipping on orders over $200 in the continental US 

When your board has been completed and ready for shipping, you will receive a tracking number via email.


All of our boards will be warrantied to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 60 days from the date of receipt. Anything past 60 days will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All returns require prior authorization. Call 469-387-8581 for authorization. Authorized goods for return must be received within 14 days of authorization, in the original packaging, sent insured.

Damages which occur during return shipping will be the responsibility of the customer.

Defective Items

Defects are described as anything which will render the board as unusable such as cracks, splits, or warps. Natural coloration of the wood is not a defect. All defective items will be repaired, replaced or refunded. Defective items accepted for return will be shipped back to us at our expense. Return shipping to the customer will also be at our expense. Returned items must be in the original packaging, sent insured.

Repair, replacement or refund will be at our sole discretion.

Non-defective Items

All non-defective items that are accepted for return will be at our discretion. All non-defective items will be charged a 20% restocking fee. Returned items must be in the original packaging, sent insured. Original and return shipping costs of non-defective items will be the responsibility of the customer.

Customer Induced Damage

All items with customer induced damage will not be acceptable for returns.

Special Orders

Due to the customer specific nature of special orders, special order boards are not eligible for returns. 

Freight Damages, Loss, or Theft

As of October, 2022, The Boardsmith is using allowing customers to purchase Route Shipping Insurance as a third party insurer on packages. In the event your shipment is lost, stolen (eg porch pirates), or damaged in transit, Route will replace your items. This insurance is entirely optional and The Boardsmith does not profit in any way from the service. If you elect NOT to get shipping insurance, and if your order is damaged, lost, or stolen while in transit, you are agreeing to assume liability for that loss or damage. 

Historically, loss, theft, or damage occurs in approximately 1% of shipments. Incidents are normally far higher during the Christmas season than at other times of the year. 


ADD-ON ITEM: this smaller-sized charcuterie board is an add-on item, meaning shipping on it will be free (continental U.S.) if you bundle it with another cutting board or serving tray. We are aware that you can add this to the cart and purchase it by itself. If you choose to do that, we’ll need to add-on shipping costs.

Honey Mesquite charcuterie board (Approximately 15 x 6 1/2" x ¾” thick at longest points). 

I love mesquite from south Texas. It’s normally considered a pesky, thorny shrub tree, best used as smoking wood for steaks and briskets. But on rare occasion, one will have a chance to grow large enough to produce usable timbers. Mesquite lumber is gorgeous, with a ton of character, reflecting the harsh environments in which they grow. I’ve made a lot of furniture commissions using mesquite, and really like to combine mesquite and walnut. 

The lumber in these charcuterie boards were originally intended for a large furniture commission. I made a road trip to a sawmill outside of San Antonio and spent hours hand-sorting lumber to find these boards. Many of them are live edge, and we softened those rough edges by hand. Mesquite normally has large voids and cracks, and we filled all of those with multiple applications of black resin. Each was hand-sanded for a glossy smoothness, and then treated with mineral oil and board butter.Mesquite is very dense and durable, and these should outlive you if you give them occasional maintenance (board butter, no dishwasher, etc.). They are quite large, and would be perfect charcuterie boards for entertaining. You will get lots of ‘wow’ comments from guests when they see it.

** We can engrave any board for an extra fee. If you are interested in this, please send us a note at check out.

*Photos are for demonstration only. Yours will look unique due to the variations in natural wood

Our boards are made by hand, and will ship in 2-3 weeks.

  • Traditional end-grain construction withstands years of use
  • Crafted with only sustainably sourced premium grade hardwood 
  • Individually handcrafted with careful attention to details such as wood grain direction and seamless joinery
  • Easier on your knife edge compared to 'long' or 'edge' grain cutting boards.
  • Smoothly beveled edges and corners
  • High quality food-safe and waterproof glue
  • Wood encased shock absorbing feet attached with stainless steel screws
  • Finished with food grade mineral oil and beeswax
  • Easy to maintain
  • Doubles as a beautiful serving platter for bread, cheese and appetizers.
  • Designed and made in the USA

BONUS! Order with one of our Premium cutting boards and save 15% off your Sidekick (discount applied in your cart automatically)

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Rubber feet

For extra stability & air circulation

Perimeter Juice Groove

To catch messy liquids (on the top side only)

Finger Grooves

For easy lifting

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"This maple butcher block is the most beautiful and useful kitchen purchase I could have made. John Loftis is a superb craftsman who was most accommodating and a pleasure to do business with. Thank you, John, your passion is evident in your work. I will enjoy this cutting board for many years." - Michele K.