Western Cedar Tray with stand for deck/patio use

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Project by spud72 posted 10-05-2009 10:10 PM 1630 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked this this project from the 2009 May/June issue of Canadian Home Workshop Magazine.
It is made from two cedar 5/4 X 6” X 10’ deck boards. I selected it because it gave me the opportunity to work with my planner and jointer. It is not a difficult project to realize. However,I did find working with wood as soft as cedar can be a challenge not to leave nicks and marks.

I finished the project with two coats of tung oil. Why tung oil? Because that’s what I had on hand. Came out nice.


-- Guy,PEI

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#1 posted 10-05-2009 10:14 PM

Nice work

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#2 posted 10-06-2009 01:56 AM

This is absolutely beautiful. I must have one! Thank you so much for sharing.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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#3 posted 10-06-2009 02:05 AM

It is a great project.. Must be added to the rest of the list….

-- No sawdust on the floor means no money in the pocket.

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#4 posted 10-06-2009 02:43 AM

Guy, This turned out really well. Looks great.

-- John @

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