Serving Tray

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Project by mzmac posted 2035 days ago 1529 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this tray as a present for my sister. It was my first time with a decorative inlay like this. There will be more in the future. It has a maple frame with walnut tray and tiger maple leaf design and walnut corner keys.

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#1 posted 2035 days ago

Nice work, I like the inlay and the little detail on the miter joint.

Thanks for the post.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#2 posted 2035 days ago

Nice work and the maple leaf is excellant!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 2035 days ago

Very nicely done. The maple leaf with the burn on the edges really sets the tray off. The joint detail is very precise. She should be impressed with your work.

-- Bob,

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#4 posted 2035 days ago

So poor this year that I couldn’t give gifts…shop building was the only thing I could do with what I had on hand…but you have managed to give me an idea for next year…nice tray.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#5 posted 2035 days ago

Really good looking tray mzmac. Did you use a router to round over the edges. This a very sleek look tray. Looks like it would do about 90 mph.
- JJ

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#6 posted 2035 days ago

excellent job !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 2034 days ago

Beautiful. I really like the inlay.

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#8 posted 1239 days ago

I really like this. How is the bottom attached? Is it in a groove like a drawer bottom?

-- Mitch,

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