How does a checkerboard cake work?

A checkerboard cake is made up of at least two layers of contrasting cake colors cut and reassembled to reveal a beautiful pattern. You can use food dye to color your layers, or make two entirely different types of cake, such as chocolate and vanilla.

How do you make a checkerboard cake board?

How do you make a checkerboard pattern out of fondant?

How do you make checkered buttercream?

How do you paint a cake board?

How do you make a square cake board?