Walnut Tray v2

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Project by Matthew posted 04-10-2016 08:44 PM 944 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Serving tray made from walnut.

The outside is 14” in diameter, and the inner ring is 11.5” in diameter, and 0.3” deep. The handles are some black with copper highlight drawer pulls from the big box store.

The finish is Sherwin Williams CAB acrylic lacquer, 3 coats sprayed on. Bright rubbed effect, was a bit glossier than I thought it would be.

I posted a tray just like this a month or two ago, with Arm-r-seal as the finish. I much prefer the CAB acrylic lacquer. I can make one of these start to finish in a day with the lacquer.

Thanks for looking. Comments / criticism always welcome.

-- Matthew, Columbia - South Carolina ----- Jesus was a carpenter...

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#1 posted 04-11-2016 12:37 AM

Beautiful tray!!!!!!!


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#2 posted 04-11-2016 01:07 AM

That is very nice. Are there 2 separate pieces or did you route the center?

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#3 posted 04-11-2016 01:31 AM

That is very nice. Are there 2 separate pieces or did you route the center?

- daves1

It is one solid piece, routed out the middle

-- Matthew, Columbia - South Carolina ----- Jesus was a carpenter...

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#4 posted 04-11-2016 02:51 PM

It is surprising how something so simple can be so beautiful. The handles really complement the walnut.

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#5 posted 04-11-2016 02:54 PM

Very nice Matthew

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#6 posted 04-12-2016 08:33 AM

Nice work, looks great.

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#7 posted 04-13-2016 06:52 AM

One of the most beautiful trays here, although is made of one piece. Hardware is real match.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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