IN - OUT trays

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Project by Woodenwizard posted 12-28-2014 09:08 PM 3495 views 24 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed the spline cutting sled for my table saw and needed a project to try it out on. I also needed to clear the clutter off my desk. So these In-Out trays just fit the bill. The top tray is stationary and the two bottom trays slide in and out. Walnut and Maple with a shellac finish. Now I just need to get that mess on my desk organized.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 12-28-2014 09:14 PM

Very nice, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#2 posted 12-28-2014 11:43 PM

Those look nice. I’d say the new jig is a success.
A little marquetry would really spruce them up. :-)

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#3 posted 12-29-2014 12:59 AM

Very cool!

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#4 posted 12-29-2014 01:37 AM

Your right Paul and I thought about some marquetry but then decided to just get them done quickly. Maybe the next time. I am already working on a couple other marquetry projects and not finding the time to get them finished. My wife says I live in the projects.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 12-29-2014 01:38 AM

Gorgeous project John! The ambrosia maple (or spalted?) with the walnut looks fabulous. The splines and all the joinery look great.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 12-29-2014 04:57 AM

Very nice indeed John and well done! Thanks for Posting.

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 12-29-2014 07:27 AM

The project is awsome and the wood colours are absolutely astonish. You choose very nice combinatio of woods. The final design is great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 12-29-2014 01:22 PM

I really like em. Nice combo of woods, and detailed very nicely

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 12-29-2014 03:39 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 12-29-2014 04:52 PM

Very nice work!

-- "It's not scrap until it's sawdust", and maybe not even then...MAKwoods

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#11 posted 12-29-2014 05:02 PM

Great job and it looks like your spline jig works very well!
Very nice!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#12 posted 12-29-2014 05:26 PM

John, great project. This is why I love this web site I get so many great ideas for new projects. Often what I end up making is different from any one project but I truly have to give a lot of the credit to others who sent me in a direction with their project. Keep up the great ideas.

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#13 posted 12-31-2014 03:00 AM

They turned out nice and I am thinking of another use for something like that in the shop .

Happy New Year


-- Kiefer

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#14 posted 12-31-2014 05:02 PM

OH man John, what do you want to go and get organized for at this late date…LOL Nice build, really like the way they turned out. Wasn’t the saw you had a Power Matic??? I need to get me a new one here one of these first day’s…..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#15 posted 01-01-2015 08:37 PM

Those turned out good. Really nice looking colors together.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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