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Project by vrice posted 05-10-2015 02:05 AM 880 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been wanting to make this design since I first saw this several years back. So, this last Xmas I made two of these as gifts. These are great TV Trays and easy to make. Ron Walters made an excellent video about this design. This video includes stills at the end that show all the relevant dimensions.
I made one change to this design. I used 1/2” stock for the table tops instead of 3/4”. This seemed like it would make a lighter tray while still maintaining overall integrity. This worked well. Since I gave these first two away I am definitely making a few more for myself.
As Ron highlights in his video, these things have noticeably bigger table tops and are VERY stable. I just love this design.

-- Vic Rice





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#1 posted 05-10-2015 08:03 AM

Wow, It look good design and easy to keep them. Thanks so much for share
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#2 posted 05-11-2015 02:43 AM

Nice. What is the top material? Formica?

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#3 posted 05-11-2015 01:17 PM

Yes, it is simply plastic laminate. Works great for this particular application.

-- Vic Rice

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#4 posted 12-14-2015 08:32 PM

hi im a beginner at woodworking and plan on making a tv tray for my grandmother for Christmas and was wondering on the best way to make the legs pivot at the top where the legs connect to the table top and in he middle where the legs connect to each other

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