Walnut Tray

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Project by jdevarennes posted 09-15-2014 04:07 PM 955 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first project post on LumberJocks. A simple little walnut tray with handles from Lee Valley.

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#1 posted 09-15-2014 05:11 PM

Simple but effective, I would say. It’ll carry a decanter of my favorite liquid refreshment, I’m certain!

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#2 posted 09-15-2014 08:29 PM

Lovely tray.

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#3 posted 09-15-2014 09:12 PM

thats a real nice tray,whats holding it together?glue?or did you use screws?

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#4 posted 09-15-2014 11:54 PM

Nice looking serving tray! The handles look great, and simplified construction!

-- Dean

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#5 posted 09-16-2014 02:06 PM

Looks like a strong tray, well done

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#6 posted 09-16-2014 02:30 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 09-16-2014 02:46 PM

What was your finish? I really like how the natural color shows thru. My few walnut projects often come out too dark. I have to do a burial flag case soon, and I’d like the color to come to just like yours.

-- M Clark, Georgia

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#8 posted 09-16-2014 02:56 PM

Sodbuster, I used General Finishes Arm-R-Seal (Gloss). I simply wiped it on using swatches from old cotton t shirts, and used a foam brush to even out the finish in corners and along seams. 4 coats were applied, with 24 hours of drying time in between each coat.

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#9 posted 09-19-2014 02:12 PM

Your project came out great, I’ll try it. Thanks for the reply.

-- M Clark, Georgia

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