Nesting trays

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Project by uglystick posted 12-26-2014 09:51 AM 1705 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m a long-time follower, first-time project poster here.

This is a set of 3 nesting trays made from red oak and plywood bottoms (trying to use up pieces already in the shop.) Dark stain is Rustoleum Kona with wipe-on poly top-coat.
I followed these free plans from Minwax website:

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#1 posted 12-26-2014 10:01 AM

Looking good. I’d like the contrast between the oak and the plywood.

-- Knappen aka Ole - I have to try everything at least once.

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#2 posted 12-26-2014 10:26 AM

Very nicely done. I have made several sets of these in the past and they are very popular with all who have recieved them.

-- Retired and lovin it

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#3 posted 12-26-2014 01:08 PM

Nice job, thanks for sharing.

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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#4 posted 12-26-2014 03:16 PM

nice trays and welcome to LJ’s, now get out there and make some more saw dust -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 12-26-2014 04:11 PM


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#6 posted 12-29-2014 04:49 PM

Very nice. I have been following a while with no posts. I’ll have to follow your lead and post something. I’m all about using what you have available as well. So these trays are perfect :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#7 posted 01-09-2015 07:17 PM

Thanks for the comments. For some reason it gets harder to make sawdust when it is cold outside!

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