Exotic Wood Pepper Mills, Cutting Boards, Serving Trays and Custom Woodworking



How-Wood Products creates handcrafted Pepper Mills, Cutting Boards and Serving Trays.

How-Wood Products creates handcrafted Pepper Mills, Cutting Boards and Serving Trays.

Our Products

Pepper Mills

 Due to the custom nature of our mills each one can be made to the customer's specification. We recommend that you look over the photos in the gallery for design concepts and wood selections. Please allow 4-6 weeks (depending on season and demand) for delivery. 

See (Pepper Mill Styles) in gallery for more details.

See Pepper Mill styles
The 1000th Cutting Board style

Cutting Boards

  All boards are hand crafted from solid wood so no two are alike. If you don't see a board that is right for you, How-Wood Products can custom design and hand craft one to your specifications.  

See Cutting Board Styles

Serving Trays

The boards shown in the gallery represent some of the custom designs that How-Wood Products produces. All boards are hand crafted from solid wood and no two are alike. 

See serving trays

Live Edge Boards

  • Live edge boards bring the beauty of the natural wood into a functional design. How-Wood Products can custom create a live edge Cutting Board, Serving Board or work of art for your home. 
  • The walnut board shown has two cherry bowls inserted. They can be filled with olives or guacamole.The other side can be used as a regular cutting board

Green Glass Subway tile embedded into live edge walnut.

Custom Boards

  • How-Wood Products can incorporate your counter top or tile into a custom board that will accent your kitchen or any room in your house 

About Us

Howard and Carol Hughes at the farmers market, Easton Md

Now living in Easton, Md, Howard has a large shop in which he combines his passion and love for wood with his metal working abilities. Having both wood and metal skills allows him to produce unusual and unique products. Howard is a retired instrument designer and manufacturer who spent 20 years as a tool maker. 

Howard's wife Carol brings her back ground in computers, graphics, marketing and administration to How-Wood Products.

Over the past ten years we have made and sold over 1200 cutting boards and more then 260 pepper mills.

We have made a lot of product, but most important, we have made a lot of friends.

How-Wood Products uses Square to accept all major credit cards.  


See new designs and products as soon as they become available. Watch shop videos and see new gallery photos.