Shaker Tray With Handle

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Project by rustynails posted 02-28-2015 01:33 AM 978 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is shaker tray I made to complement the other shaker boxes I have made. It is made out of cherry wood.

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#1 posted 02-28-2015 02:05 AM

me like

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#2 posted 02-28-2015 01:51 PM

Me love.
Really fine work.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 02-28-2015 10:49 PM

Wonderful attention to detail, Perfection….

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#4 posted 03-01-2015 06:50 PM

How thick is the Cherry in the sides? Have some nice seasoned Cherry from a dead tree of two years ago and would like to try one of these. Looks like a great weekend project. Thanks for posting.

-- Remember the one with the most toys when he dies WINS!

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#5 posted 03-01-2015 07:06 PM

Wonderful! What are the rivets, brass or copper?
You did an excellent job, I am favoriting for future theft.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#6 posted 03-01-2015 10:06 PM

Thanks for all the kind coments….

The thickness varies depending on the size of the box. Basically from .062” to .085”. As far as rivets there are none. You use brass nails and peen the ends on an anvil to secure the ends to hold the box together. If anyone wants to make these types of boxes I would recommend checking out John Wilson from Charlotte Mich. He is probably the most knowledgeable expert in the country on the subject. He also has a web site that has information and supplies on how to make these boxes.

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#7 posted 03-02-2015 07:15 PM

Very cool.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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