Tile Trivets

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Project by jwicks posted 2037 days ago 1399 views 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 2 of the 4 trivets I made for Christmas presents this past year. The plan was from Woodworking Magazine (

I’d picked up the tiles over a year ago during a trip to Banff. The wood is all QSWO and finished with BLO and amber shellac. The top has BLO + amber shellac + dewaxed shellac + Arm-R-Seal satin. The finish was rubbed out with steel wool and wax. I cut it close and finished the last 2 on Christmas Eve :)

The pictures aren’t the best as I had little time to take the photos before wrapping them. That and my camera has started to go.

-- Jon

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#1 posted 2037 days ago

They turned out really nice. The finish really makes the grain stand out on the QS Oak.

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

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#2 posted 2037 days ago

Great Lookin

-- Jim, Kentucky

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