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Serving Tray #2: Done

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Blog entry by Bigbuck posted 2179 days ago 1321 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well had a interesting time in the mountains. We had a bear that kept coming around, until the Game and fish finally came and took care of him after he broke into a couple of other cabins in the area. After that it was a relaxing time spent catching fish and enjoing the cool mountains1

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Anyway, back to the serving tray. I decided not to add any more keys for fear of messing up a good thing. The silver wire inlay proved to be a little more difficult than I anticipated but for the first time it turned out ok, but I definately need more practice.

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For the handles i just milled up a couple small blocks of bubinga and attached them using dowls.

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The finish is 3 coats of tung oil and 4 coats of wiped on poly.

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Thanks for looking

-- Glenn, New Mexico



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 2179 days ago

it sure is beautiful

flyfishing.. sure is beautiful :)
Haven’t had a rod in my hands for the past couple years… maybe next year

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jeanmarc

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#2 posted 2178 days ago

Interesting blog

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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lazyfiremaninTN

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#3 posted 2178 days ago

Man that is beautiful. Great job.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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SteveKorz

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#4 posted 2177 days ago

I really like this tray. I think you’ve done an over the top job on it, it’s terrific! Those splines really get me… that maple is perfect in there.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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mhawkins2

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#5 posted 2168 days ago

The splines look great, and add a really nice touch as if to combine the clean lines of a miter joint and the beauty of a dovetail in the same joint.

-- mhawkins2 - why does my wife keep parking her car in my shop :)?

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