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Project by firefighterontheside posted 10-15-2014 10:47 PM 1826 views 4 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was inspired by a tray I saw at Silver Dollar City that was cherry. This is smaller, but I added the dished out area and got the handles at habitat for humanity. It’s live edge and measures 18” x 10”. I’ve got plans to make more and bigger ones. The piece of walnut was milled by my friend Andy when I visited his place this summer. I brought the logs with me that I harvested 10 years after a tornado brought the tree down. Thanks for looking.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.





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hoosier0311

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#1 posted 10-15-2014 10:58 PM

That is beautiful! love the grain in Walnut.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#2 posted 10-15-2014 11:13 PM

A mighty nice tray, indeed!!!

The walnut looks great….
That and, I really like them handles.

-- 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 10-15-2014 11:36 PM

Hey Bill, that turned out great! The Walnut is outstanding…....like the live edge look, nice work….keep them coming.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#4 posted 10-15-2014 11:37 PM

Very nice board Bill. Glad you kept that strip of sapwood. I didn’t remember that ‘quilting’ when we cut that. Pretty!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 10-16-2014 12:06 AM

Never seen a live-edge serving tray before, but yours is beautiful!

-- Dean

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#6 posted 10-16-2014 12:09 AM

Love it. Wish I had time to make a few.

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

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#7 posted 10-16-2014 12:43 AM

Thanks folks. Andy there was a lot of good figured stuff.
Monte if you would get off your a$$ once in a while.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#8 posted 10-16-2014 12:46 AM

Bill, love the clean lines of the hardware juxtaposing the live edge! (I hope that means what I think it does) Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 10-16-2014 01:00 AM

Candy, I totally composed that juxtaposition!

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#10 posted 10-16-2014 02:07 AM

Bill M, firefighter, woodworker, composer of juxtaposition,,,,,,,,,got a good resume going there.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#11 posted 10-16-2014 02:14 AM

Yeah I really think that last one is gonna pay off.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#12 posted 10-16-2014 02:15 AM

Oops. Double post. Um…

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#13 posted 10-16-2014 02:20 AM

I love walnut. Great looking tray.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#14 posted 10-16-2014 11:32 AM

Very nice!!!

-- Lazy River Studio - Wooden Signs & Rustic Furniture by Scott - www.lazyriverstudio.com

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#15 posted 10-16-2014 12:09 PM

Very nice tray, Bill.
Isn’t it wondrous what a nice board can do for a set of handles?
Dishing it was a great idea.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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