End grain Cutting board and Asian inspired Stand

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Project by DaytonB posted 1838 days ago 3845 views 33 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently designed this for my sister who is headed to collage this fall. she wanted a cutting board but doesn’t have much counter space, so I was trying to come up with something that wouldn’t take up much visual space in a small kitchen, be counter top height, and be collapsible so that when she moves and doesn’t need the stand it can be easily stored. I’ve wanted to do something in an Asian/Japanese style for a while so I brought that into this design. The side frames are glued but the front and back stretchers are through tenons held in place with cherry pegs, once removed it only takes a few hard taps to beak the stand down. The cutting board is held in place with 4 dowel pegs. The finish on the cutting board is mineral oil/bee’s wax, the stand is rubbing varnish, 1/3 polly, 1/3 raw Tung oil, 1/3 B. linseed oil


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#1 posted 1838 days ago

Fantastic design!!
Beautiful, functional. Love the knife slot.
What a treasure….......................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 1838 days ago

beautiful piece!

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#3 posted 1838 days ago

Nice !! :-)) I like it.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 1838 days ago

Really nice design.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 1838 days ago

SWEET! Love the design. Favorited

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#6 posted 1838 days ago

Now that’s a cutting board!!! Great Job!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1838 days ago

Very nice! I also added this to my favorites!

-- James -

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#8 posted 1838 days ago

The design is exceptional, I just bought wood for a cutting board table for my daughter.
Thanks for the ideas!!!

-- Woodisit

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#9 posted 1838 days ago

Fantastic, your daughter will love it, well thought out and well executed. It will be passed down through the generations I am sure.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#10 posted 1838 days ago

Very nice design.

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#11 posted 1838 days ago

Very nice !!!I really like the Asian design.

-- Scott NM,

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Les Hastings

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#12 posted 1838 days ago

Hey Dayton super nice design, very cool! Anothor awesome project.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#13 posted 1838 days ago

I really like the desigh and the fit and finish look great, its a keeper.

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#14 posted 1838 days ago

Sweet peice.

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#15 posted 1837 days ago

That IS a great design, wonderful job

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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