Rough Stuff Oak Boards

About Rough Stuff Oak Boards

After branding a local restaurant we were asked to source quality oak boards to serve food. We couldn’t find any anywhere so over a weekend, a few beers, a router and chop saw, we made them ourselves. Our boards were raved about so much so that we were contacted by a restaurant supplier to go and meet with a celebrity chef who went mad for them, at this point we realised we had something. Roughstuff was born and we now design and make (not made directly by us any more I hasten to add!) literally thousands of boards a month for some of the best-known hotels and restaurants.

Whilst walking our dogs around our local prison we had an idea – why not use the prison to make our boards. This ticked a lot of boxes for Roughstuff because it fits with our values and ethos. We worked with the Prison for over 18 months to get things right, we overcame many challenges before we switched our supply.

We have a great working relationship with the The Mount Prison bringing new pride, skills and job discipline to the prisoners. Recently we helped our first ex-prisoner find a job on the outside.

Their processes are second to none as they are full ISO 9002 compliant with absolutely everything having a procedure. A little bit different to Roughstuff ways but a great discipline for us to get into.

Because of all this hard work, we can now put simple, quality design into the prison and quality product comes out of the gates. Read more about Rough Stuff Prison here.


Customer reviews for Rough Stuff Oak Boards

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Excellent product and service/delivery as described.
Product and delivery both excellent and as described on website.
Sweet Hearts Large Oak Chopping Board
See previous comments please
by Verified Customer
Date: April 02, 2020
Good processing of order - not so convincing product
great transaction and accurate delivery times.
The Parole Board Oak Chopping Board
the oak chopping board is not entirely even leveled and tilts ever so slightly on a flat kitchen counter. this is not a sign of quality. also, the wood is completely untreated and has no instructions what to do with it. as usual, wooden chopping boards should be oiled with vegetable oil to preserve it the burn mark is not complete and barely visible, which ***** because it is a main contributor to the artisan flair of the board.
by Verified Customer
Date: August 13, 2019
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