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Project by kiefer posted 09-02-2016 07:35 PM 985 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this tray for our HARVEST ART & CRAFT SHOW **which is held every year in September . The tray is solid maple with a veneered walnut bottom (1/8”alnut veneer over 1/8” plywood .
I chose maple and walnut for this design to give the tray a fall color and the walnut providing a good contrasting background for item placed on it and the implied open weaving of the sides and handles seems to work well with the design and the prairie harvest .
I thought that this tray would be fitting and would be a nice addition to my display which will be voted on by the visitors by secret ballot . The show is a great event and well visited and has some exceptional talent from all types of art and an street market and runs for five days .

Please comment to let me know your opinion and thoughts .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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#1 posted 09-02-2016 08:17 PM

This design is outstanding plus a great build. Your work is always AAAA++++ Klaus

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-02-2016 08:22 PM

Very good, Klaus…

Great, as usual…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 09-02-2016 08:24 PM

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#4 posted 09-02-2016 08:34 PM

I think it’s great. The sheaves of wheat picture is the best and connotes HARVEST.

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

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#5 posted 09-02-2016 08:57 PM

Love the design you came up with. Beautiful work buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#6 posted 09-02-2016 09:16 PM

Nice design. I like the outward sweep at the corners.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#7 posted 09-02-2016 10:08 PM

Klaus, you are on a roll with these rescent trays…..form….artistic, function….useful. I like the shape, the wood choices and the vented sides give the pieces a lighter feel.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#8 posted 09-02-2016 10:44 PM

Sweet tray, Klaus!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#9 posted 09-02-2016 11:03 PM

Beautiful tray. I like the sweeping curves

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 09-02-2016 11:24 PM

Very nice. The handle joinery is attractive as well as functional.
Again your design is truly recognizable. You could post this anonymously and no one would be fooled. :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 09-02-2016 11:40 PM

I like the gentle curves or the handles. A really nice design all around Klaus!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 09-03-2016 12:44 AM

Klaus,

Like it. Looks like you are pushing the creative envelope a little further. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 09-03-2016 03:08 AM

Wish you luck Klaus. The tray is absolutely beautiful. I have to add the wheat sets off the harvest theme. What does the book represent?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 09-03-2016 03:30 AM

Another real nice piece Klaus!
You just keep churning them out.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#15 posted 09-03-2016 11:06 AM

Awesome design with those wings and squared holes. Prety unique.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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