Crown Royal serving tray

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Project by Festus56 posted 07-09-2015 03:05 AM 1814 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After our annual Christmas party last year we found a leftover bottle of Crown (and we don’t drink it ourselves). Decided to make a serving tray and see how many of our guests wanted their bottle back. Now have orders for three more!!

Made from walnut and oak salvaged from pallets at work with a Watco Danish oil finish. Used a window sill router bit for the edges and a bowl bit for the bottle and glass holders and finger grips. Built a template which can be modified for any shape bottle or glass.


-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#1 posted 07-09-2015 04:18 AM

I like it! that would get a lot of use in my house. haha

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#2 posted 07-09-2015 07:28 AM

Very nice. Classy design.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 07-09-2015 08:03 AM

Oh I like that allot…don’t drink much any more, but sure do love a crown every once in awhile. Wife bought me a bottle with Maple flavoring…pretty taste Thanks for sharing and I hope you sell a ton of them to friends

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 07-09-2015 11:29 AM

Now that is a tray fit for a king! My favorite drink and you made it such a nice setting!!

Hats off to you…...............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-09-2015 11:37 AM

One of my favorites and a very classy presentation for it!

I’ll have to steal this one.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#6 posted 07-09-2015 02:49 PM

That is a great design and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 07-09-2015 10:34 PM

Thanks for the compliments. Coming from you guys it is much appreciated. You folks are too kind!!

It was a fun tray to make. As with a lot of my projects I just start building and see what the end result is. Stop occasionally and have Jamie help sort out my ideas for the next process. Is great to have a second opinion.


-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#8 posted 07-09-2015 11:52 PM

Very nice looking whisky tray! An elegant way to serve your favorite beverage!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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