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Project by kiefer posted 08-19-2016 11:32 PM 926 views 7 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little serving tray for the nice Niece that is moving into a new to her house . (built in 1912 and fully renovated )
My own design with a Asian inspiration made from maple and walnut with a satin finish .
This tray and another similar turned out well and my wife thought that she would like one also so I have another in the finishing stage but it is quite different in design and I will post it soon .

Comments and questions always welcome .


-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 08-19-2016 11:44 PM

Nice gift. Shouldn’t there be some food on that? ... lol

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 08-19-2016 11:46 PM

Hats off to you Klaus. You are always making things for friends and family. (even I have been a beneficiary of your generosity.)
You are are a first class human being.

Oh yes, very nice tray!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#3 posted 08-19-2016 11:57 PM

Love it, very cool design,you are always making very cool things klaus get job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 08-20-2016 12:14 AM

Klaus, another great project!

Very COOL design & choice of woods… Like those Corners at the compound angled corners… COOL…

Very elegant…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 08-20-2016 12:19 AM

Classy skilful workmanship, lovely piece Klaus

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 08-20-2016 12:39 AM

Thanks Alex
The food will be on the tray when we get there I am thinking shrimp and chicken with some egg rools and a bottle of wine .

Thanks Paul
Making presents and giving them always gives me a good feeling especially when I see they are appreciated a I see a smile on the recipients face .
O yes you are welcome and I appreciate your gift and help also .

Thanks Jim
Always nice to see you comment but I won’t get a job. LOL I am enjoying my retirement too much .

Thanks Joe
Those little mitre corner caps are adding strength and a nice detail to the corner .
Glad to hear you like the design .

Thanks Pete
Yes I think my Niece will like this tray and my wife is waiting for one .
Work Work Work but I like it it keeps me going .


-- Kiefer

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#7 posted 08-20-2016 12:51 AM


Has your distinct touch and precision.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 08-20-2016 03:33 AM

Always a pleasure to see your work Klaus.
Your attention to fit & finish is impeccable.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#9 posted 08-20-2016 04:24 AM

Nice job!

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#10 posted 08-20-2016 05:54 AM

That there is real nice…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#11 posted 08-20-2016 11:16 AM

Winner, winner, lobster dinner!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#12 posted 08-20-2016 12:16 PM

Beautiful tray, Klaus… usual!! Another fine piece.
It perfectly matches the furniture it is sitting on in that 3rd shot. Both look to be the same type of contrasting wood!!

Cheers, my friend,.................Jim

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

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#13 posted 08-20-2016 12:43 PM

beautiful, i love the design, as always you did a wonderful job, i do have a question, what will be put on the plates and in the bowl, i would like some please, and gee paul, you didnt give me a gift……

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 08-20-2016 01:52 PM

Just great Klaus. As Usual.


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#15 posted 08-20-2016 05:04 PM

A great tray, for a earl grey.

Well done Klaus.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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