Serving Tray

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Project by mzmac posted 12-26-2008 09:41 PM 1943 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 12-26-2008 11:21 PM

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 12-27-2008 12:00 AM

Nice work and the maple leaf is excellant!

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

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#3 posted 12-27-2008 12:21 AM

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 12-27-2008 12:35 AM

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 12-27-2008 02:52 AM

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 12-27-2008 08:35 AM

excellent job !

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

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#7 posted 12-27-2008 01:38 PM

Beautiful. I really like the inlay.

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#8 posted 03-02-2011 10:12 PM

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

-- Mitch, Also blog at

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