Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board

This charming bread and butter serving board is shaped like a butterfly wing for a functional metaphor.
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Bread & Butterfly

Serve your bread and butter with a dash of whimsical wordplay. Shaped like a butterfly's wing, this charming solid maple board features decorative grooves that channel crumbs, with an artisanal teak oil finish that protects and beautifies. The removable, solid slate insert is sized to fit a standard stick of butter and designed to keep it cool, so your guests can linger over the simple pleasure of fresh bread and butter. Made in Dorset, Vermont.

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Made in Vermont

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

The Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board was designed by UncommonGoods' Product Development team and produced by J.K. Adams.

The J.K. Adams Company was founded in Dorset, VT in 1944, by Josiah Adams. In 1949, the Cooper family purchased the company and has owned it ever since. In the early years, the company produced wooden drafting equipment, slide rules, and surveying equipment. The company also did contract wood manufacturing and produced products such as wooden shoe shine boxes. As technology started to replace many of these products, the company started to design and manufacture cutting boards and other housewares. Some of the houseware innovations attributed to J.K. Adams are angled knife blocks, in-drawer knife racks and numerous innovative cutting board designs. The company now employs 48 people, many of whom have been with the company for over twenty years. The company has been from it founding and remains committed to operating in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board qualified for the Collection:

Original Design

Inspired by the form of a butterfly and the associated wordplay, the Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board offers a practical and attractive way to present bread and butter. The design is a playful interplay of form and function: shaped like a butterfly's wings in profile, the solid maple board features channels that add detail to the wings and also trap crumbs from slicing bread, while the butterfly's body incorporates a removable slate butter server that naturally helps to keep butter cool and fresh.

Responsible Business Practices

mission statement

"Our mission is to put a J.K. Adams product in the hands of every person who is passionate about their kitchen, about the food they make, and about the connections made while entertaining with good food and good friends. We will design and produce products that are exceptional from a functional, aesthetic, and quality standpoint and will always stand by them with a full 100% replacement guarantee. We will continually work to prove that well run companies with committed and customer focused employees can grow and prosper by producing high quality products in an environmentally and socially responsible manner in the United States."


fair wage

J.K. Adams pays employees a starting wage of $12/hr., which exceeds Bennington County's living wage.

- Local (Vermont State) minimum wage: $9.15
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Bennington County: $9.82


paid time off

All full time employees receive 9 paid holidays and earn PTO based on years of service, from 1 to 4 weeks. They also receive 3 paid personal days off per year, available on January 1st and to be used within the calendar year.


recycling primary/secondary materials

J.K. Adams recycles all of its primary material (wood). All of their scrap and by-product pieces of wood are collected and burned in one of two wood-burning furnaces, which in turn reduces their dependence on fossil fuels. The sawdust they generate is collected in two 20-foot containers and sold to local dairy farms.


charitable giving

J.K. Adams has a long history of supporting local charities. These non-profit organizations include their local library, an organization focused on their local forests, a local theater, and organizations focused on numerous health and educational issues. In 2014, they provided these organizations with financial and product donations for events and auctions totaling $10,000.

The company supports local farmers and producers. During the summer months, a local farm operates a produce stand two days a week from in front of their building, and in the winter, they host the Sunday Dorset Farmers Market in their manufacturing facility


Environmentally Friendly Materials

Slate, teak oil, and maple—all natural source materials.

Resourceful Packaging

The Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board is packaged in a partially recycled and fully recyclable/compostable box.

Exclusivity

There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board: UncommonGoods.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
slate, teak oil, Maple
Measurements
18" L x 13" W x 0.75" D; slate: 5.75" L x 2" W
Care
Wash with warm soapy water and dry immediately. For long term care, apply mineral oil or beeswax wood conditioner every few months.

Help condition and preserve your board with mineral oil.
Item ID
22392

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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UncommonGoodsBread & Butter(fly) Serving Board
 
4.9

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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Cons

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Best Uses

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (17), No (5)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (8), Child (4), Self (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (11), Other (5)

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5.0

The Butterfly arrived & truly exceeded expectations

By 

from Orange County, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

We displayed with bread & cheeses and it looked awesome

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Child
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Birthday

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5.0

Very Nice Serving Board

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from Richmond, Va

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Very Attractive

Cons

  • A Little Large

Best Uses

    Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

    Very nice looking and have already received many compliments on it when I have friends over for dinner. Well made

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

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    5.0

    Lovely butterfly bread n butter board

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    from Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Use For Cheese Fruit C

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

        This is a lovely serving board with many varied uses.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Self
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other

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        4.0

        Super Unique

        By 

        from Orlando, Florida

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Sturdy
        • Unique
        • Uniquedesign

        Cons

        • Wood Discolor

        Best Uses

        • Bread Server

        Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

        Great serving piece. Includes butter plate, all I one serving piece. A definite conversation piece.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Mother
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        5.0

        "You did it, again--My favorite Christmas present!!!

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        from Portland

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

        This is an interesting, unique, pretty and useful. It's a perfect gift.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The package was packed simply and well: I was able to inspect the cheeseboard, wrap both it and it's slate piece, and then reuse the shipping material. The turn-around for sending the gift was fast, easy, and allowed a Christmas Eve delivery. My friends used the breadboard Christmas day.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        5.0

        This is a beautiful piece.. Great for serving snacks or brea

        By 

        from Dallas, Texas

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

        Used to serve crackers,cheeses, sausage, grapes . The butterfly is so lovely, makes most impressive presentation. Equally lovely for breads and butter.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Child
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        5.0

        Love it

        By 

        from New Jersey

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful board
        • Easy to clean

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

            Beautiful craftsmanship

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

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            5.0

            Cute as a button!

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            from Albuquerque, NM

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            Pros

            • Clever
            • It's Useful Clever And S
            • stylish
            • Surprisingly Cute
            • Useful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bread Serving
              • Conversation piece
              • Luncheon Setup
              • Tea And Toast

              Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

              My order arrived in a timely manner. The products were all safe and securely packaged. I had never seen a bread board like this, and it lives up to its uniqueness. I sent this as a gift and they love it!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Child
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Nice gift

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              from Cedar Rapids, Ia

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Thoughtful gift
              • unique gift

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertaining

                Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

                I really liked giving this gift to a friend who loves fresh bread and entertaining.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                5.0

                this bread board is beautiful!

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                from west haven Ct

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about UncommonGoods Bread & Butter(fly) Serving Board:

                This was a gift for a dear friend!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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