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Endgrain Piano Keyboard Cutting Board

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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 10-21-2020 07:23 PM 605 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had this end grain cutting board on my “To Do” list for a while now and after seeing Tomy Hovington’s Youtube Video on the subject, I finally decided to make one. It’s a bit tricky with detailed cuts and lot’s of glue ups.

The board measures 1 7/8” x 9 1/4” x 17 1/2”.
The Keyboard section is 3 3/4 ” x 15 1/2”.

The woods used are walnut, maple keys, a cherry background and kingwood ends.

The finish is a 50/50 mix of mineral spirits and General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish followed up with a 50/50 mix of melted beeswax and mineral oil. I got this recipe from the Wood Whisperer and have used it successfully for 60+ boards. Titebond III glue was used.

The total time involved was about a week due to the multiple glue ups and allowing overnight drying. Total actual production time (cutting/ gluing) was somewhere between 6 and 10 hours.

A very striking board indeed and we will put it to use today.

Have fun making your own version.

Bob
Oct 21, 2020

https://youtu.be/UDMbf00NIQo

-- Bob A in NJ





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#1 posted 10-21-2020 07:27 PM

That’s awesome Bob!! Great work!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#2 posted 10-21-2020 08:51 PM

Nice

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 10-22-2020 02:13 PM

I love it. Great idea. Super gift for a pianist!!!!!!!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 10-25-2020 06:08 PM

Awesome, cool design!

-- It's not cool until you wear the new off.

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