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Rustic Boards

Beautiful Rustic Boards

Personalised chopping, cheese, carving and serving boards. Solid oak and fitted with hand forged wrought iron handles.

Dips/Snacks Bowls

Dips / Snacks / Tapas Bowls

Personalised wooden dips bowls suitable for tapas, nuts, olives and other snacks. Available engraved with your own message.

Carving Boards

Carving Boards

Beautiful, individual, practical. Available in a wide range of sizes, with or without spikes.

Lazy Susan Platters

Lazy susan platters

Centrepiece platters for any dining table. The perfect wedding anniversary gift.

Cheese Boards

Cheese Boards

Cheese boards to entertain. Add as much or as little text as you wish. Create a bespoke design with a 2D motif from our library or from an image of your own.

Cheese Boards

Circular cheese boards

Signature boards of distinction for cheese lovers. Names or initials can be engraved in this highly distinctive font.

Chopping Boards

Chopping boards

Practical and personal chopping boards for the discerning cook.

Bread Boards

Circular bread boards

Personalise with your own inscription to make the ideal wedding, anniversary or new home gift.

Bread Boards

Bread boards

Beautiful and practical designs for everyday use.

Wall Clocks

Wooden wall clocks

Modern, traditional and tide clocks. All can be engraved with text, images and even maps.

Servings Boards

Rustic serving boards

Stand out from the crowd with these solid oak rustic serving boards fitted with hand forged wrought iron handles.

Door Stops

Door stops

Solid oak with hand forged wrought iron handle. For people and places too far away, add lattitude and longitude, or distance.


Solid oak bookends

Bookends with unique and personal engraving - available on the front, back or sides.

Welcome to Oak and Personal

Welcome to the home of unique, personalised, engraved wooden gifts, hand made from solid English and European prime oak.  All timber is FSC or PEFC certified, or sourced from other local sustainable resources (read more about our environmental policy). Every item is made to order, and you will not find our products on the High Street.

Any of our items makes a perfect present for any occasion, and you can purchase safe in the knowledge that your gift is guaranteed to be unique.  All are designed by us and hand made in our West Sussex workshop.  Our range of products includes chopping boards, cheese boards, carving boards, bread boards, wine racks, wall clocks, boot jacks, bookends, and fruit bowls, and we are always working on new designs.


Made and personalised for you

We offer almost endless possibilities with the engraving, limited only by your imagination. There is no fixed number of characters - we adjust character size and spacing to accommodate your required inscription. We can also add a 2D or 3D motif, or design a personalised cipher to make your purchase as individual and special as its recipient.

The level of personalisation makes our products extremely popular for engagement and wedding gifts, anniversary and birthday presents and any other special occasion, such as Christmas, house warming and retirement, when that extra special personal touch will be appreciated.

If you seek a gift with a difference that is oak and personal then you are in the right place. Read why our products and service are unique.




Carving board with spikes

These beautifully hand made oak carving boards with spikes are a variation on our original wooden c..


Large wooden carving board

Measuring 38x50x4cm, our large personalised carving board with pouring spout is one of the largest p..


Rustic wooden chopping board

Our beautiful rustic wooden chopping boards build on the success of our "Long Board" rustic serving..


Dips/Snacks/Tapas bowl

Our wooden dips bowls, which can be used for other snacks, are the perfect accompaniment for casual..


Another happy customer...

“As I have frequent returning customer status I am delighted to offer feed back!!
The quality of the paddle board is second to none. You are my go-to for the young in my circle as a lasting wedding gift and the thank you notes to me have been more than appreciative. It’s so lovely to be able to rely upon superbly crafted boards of all shapes and sizes. They are all in constant use so I understand plus offering that little bit of engraving to make them extra special for important dates.
For service you are always fast, and approachable if I have needed to discuss the item. I have still to buy one for ME but hints to my son and his wife (recent addition to the family) may prove fruitful. Another order will be on its way next month for yet another wedding.”

Maggie, June 2017

Win a wooden bowl worth £45

Each month we have a prize draw; it is free to enter and just requires you to write a short review having received or purchased one of our products. You can simply do it by one of the following methods:

  • in the form of an email
  • a review against the specific product you have
  • tweet about it using the hashtag #OakAndPersonal
  • post on our Facebook page.

Each entry is entered in three consecutive monthly draws thereby increasing your chance of winning the prize for that month.  The next draw will take place on 18th September 2017.

You will find details of previous winners here.

News From The Workshop | Oak and Personal - All Articles

Some new designs for 2017

We have been busy in the workshop finalising some new designs, and are pleased to announce they are now available to purchase.  These include a Gin & Tonic board, Dips and Snacks bowls, a Bottle Coaster and a 2-liner chopping board which allows for two lines of text to be engraved on each of the long  edges - ideal for a poem or longer message.

A New High Quality, Low Maintenance Finish For Our Wooden Chopping, Carving and Bread Boards

We are always looking for ways to improve our products, whether it be their design, the raw materials or the finish.  For some time we have been mindful that the white mineral oil we have used on all our wooden boards and lazy susans for the past 5 years would require regular maintenance and care.  In a hectic world, we are all busy and likely to rarely have time to take the necessary care.

The good news is that with our new finish of a blend of natural waxes ...

Our New Extra Large Personalised Wooden Chopping, Cheese & Carving Boards

We are pleased to announce the introduction of our extra large chopping, cheese and carving boards.  These all measure 38x50x4cm, and we feel will be large enough for any chopping or serving task.  As with all our products, the extra large boards are designed and hand made in our West Sussex workshop and are some the largest personalised boards available on the market.

With these boards we offer our usual extensive range of personalisation and engraved options including engraving on the edges, face and/or a hidden message underneath. We can engrave text, 2D or 3D motifs, personalised ciphers or even something from an image you supply.

Engraved Wooden Chopping Board Trophy Complete With Stand

This is a little different and came about following a request from a customer to turn one of our bread boards into a trophy.  The trophy is to be awarded annually to a member of the Farmers' Club for their wheat growing efforts.  Not being experts in wheat it is unclear to us the criteria that will determine the winner!

The main trophy is based on our 38 x 2.7cm circular bread board with the addition of two concentric rings of engraved text in font Times New Roman.  The stand-out (it's actually concave), centrepiece is the large 3D wheat sheaf motif which measures 12cm in diameter.  This took many hours to create.

This is what the customer had to say:
"The Bread Board and plinth arrived safely yesterday. I am just delighted with it – in fact it is better than I imagined..."