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Welcome To The Carpenter's Shop!

Our Story

What Is The Carpenter's Shop?

The Carpenter’s Shop is based at Teen Challenge Massachusetts. Staff and residents of the program handcraft beautiful premium hardwood cutting boards, cheese boards, trivets, and more. 

What Is Our Purpose?

The purpose of the shop is to provide an opportunity for our residents to learn valuable carpentry skills under the tutelage of a master carpenter, skills that could provide a means of income when they graduate the Teen Challenge program.  All of our products are designed and made by the residents.

How You Can Help

Purchasing these beautiful gifts provides positive affirmation for the residents and all proceeds help support our program.  

Customer Reviews

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Mary B

    "I purchased a cutting board from Teen Challenge! I loved it so much I bought three more! They are of exceptional workmanship, and are good quality and value! No two are alike!I plan on buying more as gifts."

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Scott Hoffman

    "They're even more beautiful in person. I give one to each one of my clients and they are always blown away. They even customized the attached tags with a personalized message from me!"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Sam Chang

    "What a great idea for helping give the guys or girls a skill, and the woodwork looks beautiful"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Barbara DeFilippo Feder

    "We LOVE them! So beautifully crafted and an organization close to our hearts! Thank you!!"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Corrine Ford

    "For Christmas last year I received The Newport Multi-Wood Charcuterie Board. The craftsmanship put into these boards are beyond beautiful!  Looking forward to showing off my beautiful charcuterie board at the next family gathering!"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Sara Quinn

    “I love my new cheese board so much that I bought two more as gifts!”

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Chef Charles Hermann

    "I love them because they look great, are sturdy, well constructed, and do not separate or warp. I have had mine for 1 year and after washing it looks like new once the mineral oil is applied. Chef approved!"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Susan R

    “I love my cutting board! The craftsmanship is amazing, such a beautiful gift to receive and so unique. I loved that it also supports the Teen Challenge Ministry. They help those struggling with addiction.”

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Chris R

    "I've purchased 3 boards and will buy more. They are the perfect gift and are great for entertaining. Keep up the good work!"

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Leah P

    “I love my cutting board! This beautiful cheese board makes the perfect base for charcuterie and appetizers. A thoughtful gift for families, couples or anyone who loves to entertain. Each board is unique and handmade.”

  • Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey Shop

    Lizzie E

    “These beautifully handcrafted cutting boards & coasters are perfect gifts or displays in your home. The quality is top notch, and the craftsmanship unlike any other. Every time there are guests in our home, they want to know how they can acquire these items of their own!”