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Project by psquared posted 11-22-2008 03:36 PM 889 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made some boxes too big. I didn’t have anything for lids and was doing a craft show the following day.
Saw the shaker serving tray posted recently and thought – “That’ll work.”

Here’s my take; one walnut with curly maple – one curly maple. I attached the handels with Miller Dowels. Both trays are lined with burgundy velvet and finished with danish oil. They sold quickly.

-- When the tide goes out you see who's been skinny dipping.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 11-22-2008 04:11 PM

Nice idea!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 11-22-2008 04:43 PM

Nice Save!

-- jstegall

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 11-22-2008 05:03 PM

Cool, just the right thing for the necessary clutter around the house. Simple, popular item. May be your most popular accident.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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woodworm

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#4 posted 11-22-2008 05:31 PM

Very beautiful and useful.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Douglas Bordner

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#5 posted 11-22-2008 08:02 PM

Great idea for the holidays. I need some quick projects…
Thanks.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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sharad

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#6 posted 11-22-2008 09:26 PM

Splendid idea to cover your shortcomings. They are looking so beautiful. Fixing the handle with dowels is a good idea. Very nice. What are the dimentions?
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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oldskoolmodder

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#7 posted 11-22-2008 09:48 PM

nice. you could special fit a lid to go “around” the handle/ something that could just lift off.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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Dominic Vanacora

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#8 posted 11-23-2008 12:07 AM

An old stand by. Its alway in demand. The wood selection also caught the eye of the buyers as well. Nice projects.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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whitedog

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#9 posted 01-31-2009 11:31 PM

very nice , i think i’ll try one

-- Paul , Calfornia

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