Ben Whitbeck Woodworking

Greenfield, Massachusetts · 58 Sales


Ben Whitbeck Woodworking

Greenfield, Massachusetts 58 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars

Announcement   Unique and Handmade Wood Cutting Boards, Utensil Holders and more. Focusing on the kitchen to help bring inspiration to your cooking.


Last updated on Nov 22, 2016

Unique and Handmade Wood Cutting Boards, Utensil Holders and more. Focusing on the kitchen to help bring inspiration to your cooking.

Ben Whitbeck

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Ben Whitbeck

Wood drink Coasters, Mixed Wood, Small Bar Gift
Spanish Cedar wood keepsake box. Was 95 Dollars!
Cherry, Maple lamp
Zebre Wood, Maple Miror
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars

ckaliss1 on Dec 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful cutting board. Sealer is excellent and will preserve this board for a very long time. Great service as well.

Patty Bagshaw

Patty Bagshaw on Dec 5, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great craftsmanship, friendly service and fast shipping.

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Playing around with shapes for some live edge cutting boards.

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Apple wood live edge cutting board.
Gluing up another cutting board for a custom order.

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Getting the grain patterns to look "right" on a new custom order cutting board.

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Ben Whitbeck Woodworking

My name is Ben; I live in Greenfield, Mass where I have a small woodshop at my home which is now getting 95% of its power from the sun! I've been building steadily since around 2001 but have been creative with various mediums my whole life. I love to go shopping for new lumber with nothing in mind; I wait to see what catches my eye. Then once I'm back in the shop I’ll start to shuffle the boards around and let my imagination go. That's when my best pieces are made.

My lamps are probably my favorite pieces to work on. Years ago the idea had come to me while standing in front of a window with a thin piece of scrap wood and I noticed how it had a beautiful glow to it. The gears started turning and I started drawing up plans. When one of my lamps is turned on the panels that make up the shade become almost translucent, a somewhat ordinary piece of wood is seen in an entirely different way. The grain is highlighted and glowing.

Lately I've been inspired by the fun of cooking with the family. So I keep busy building cutting boards, utensil holders, Ipad stands and other kitchen related items to get people cooking and enjoying their kitchen time. I try to build items that help make your kitchen a place of beauty and inspiration not just utility!

I hope you enjoyed looking at my shop as much as I enjoyed making the pieces in it.


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  • Ben Whitbeck

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    My name is Ben Whitbeck. My family and I live in Greenfield Mass which is at the foothills of the Berkshires and the bank of the Connecticut River. If I’m not in the workshop I’m most likely running around the Pioneer Valley training for a race.

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Last updated on February 4, 2011

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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We accept Paypal, personal check or money order If paying with check or m.o. it will take a little longer, your item will be shipped after your check clears.
Most items are shipped within 3 days. I use USPS Parcel Post,insurance is extra. If you are outside the U.S. please contact me for a quote
Refunds and Exchanges
I stand behind my work, If for some reason your purchase will not work for you ship it back to me, If it's still in good shape I will refund the item cost not shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
I love making custom items, if there is something you would like lets come up with a design.