End Grain Piano Cutting Board

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Project by Tomy Hovington posted 02-06-2016 02:57 PM 3781 views 20 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had the idea of making one of those for a year now and this is how I found lumberjocks… After searching the web for end grain piano cutting boards, I’ve got a hit on lumderjocks for the “Suit and tie cuttingboard” you can see his project here: .

He then gave credits in his post to another built that you can see here: .

I, then obviously made myself a lumberjocks profile and kept the idea at the back of my mind. I used my wife piano for inspiration (color) and I also made a video built of the whole project, with more pictures at the end of the video.

You can see the video here:

Hope you enjoy!!

-- Tomy Hovington

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#1 posted 02-06-2016 03:36 PM

Out of all the cutting boards on here this has to be my favorite. You did a beautiful job with the keys. Almost too nice to use.

-- Terry, Grants Pass, OR - It's not how fast you want to go but how much money you've got to get there...

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#2 posted 02-06-2016 03:45 PM

Great job.

One of these days….
I’ll try attempting one of these…
One of these days!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 02-06-2016 04:21 PM

When I saw this I thought of a music teacher I know. I am not sure she would ever use it though. Nice Job.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#4 posted 02-06-2016 07:25 PM

Very cool. I liked your glue up board as well.

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#5 posted 02-07-2016 04:54 AM

Awesome,that’s incredible! Yeah, like I would ever put my knife on this. It will be on a wall somewhere instead.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Tomy Hovington

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#6 posted 02-07-2016 02:32 PM

Thanks for your kind comments everybody..

Majuvla, funny you say that, my wife was trying to convince me to hang it instead of using it…It didn’t work..

-- Tomy Hovington

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#7 posted 02-07-2016 03:55 PM

Wonderful board ,very cool idea.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Dave G

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#8 posted 02-08-2016 10:10 AM

You can always make another! Welcome.

-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff

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#9 posted 02-12-2016 07:44 PM

Tomy, you did a great job on this board and thanks for the shout out for my “Suit and Tie” board!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#10 posted 10-04-2016 05:24 PM

Nicely done I hope to start making my own soon

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