Sliding dovetail end grain cutting board

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Project by kody posted 09-24-2012 03:01 AM 6340 views 29 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my largest cutting boards yet. It started out with a 54” Cherry sliding dovetail. This project took me quite a long time, but the end result turned out to be amazing. Wood species: Cherry, Maple, Black Walnut, Purple Heart, & Padauk. Finished with wax and mineral oil.

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#1 posted 09-24-2012 03:05 AM

Amazing, A real eye catcher.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#2 posted 09-24-2012 03:22 AM

very nice and colorful…

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#3 posted 09-24-2012 03:24 AM

Wow those are great, lots of very colorful woods and neat designs.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 09-24-2012 03:42 AM


-- Jack R. Ellis

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#5 posted 09-24-2012 03:54 AM

It looks very challenging.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 09-24-2012 04:20 AM

Beautiful boards , finished to perfection : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 04:56 AM


-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#8 posted 09-24-2012 11:12 AM

Love it. A darn fine design and build. Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#9 posted 09-24-2012 11:21 AM

That is beautiful!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 09-24-2012 11:29 AM

Those are beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 09-24-2012 01:53 PM

do you have a plan or cut list you would share? This is a real work of art.

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#12 posted 09-24-2012 02:21 PM

Fantastic work Kody, thanks for sharing.

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#13 posted 09-24-2012 06:58 PM

Very clever use of the dovetail, and a beautiful result. I have a question: what’s that thing with what appear to be handles on the rip fence of your table saw—a giant push stick? (last pic)

-- Tom

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#14 posted 09-24-2012 07:30 PM

Nice and clever.
I really like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 09-25-2012 12:21 AM

This is just insanity at its finest. Well done! God bless!

-- Brian M. Sharpe -

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