Chip & Dip Tray #2: Walnut

  • Advertise with us
Project by docspencer posted 10-11-2016 06:30 PM 484 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second tray. The first one was white oak and we kept it. Gave this one to our daughter. Made it from a 2 1/2” thick hunk of walnut a friend gave to me. Hogged out most of the wood with a forstner bit then used a bowl cutting router bit. I didn’t make any of the mistakes this time that I made one the first one.

6 comments so far

View Linkovich's profile


107 posts in 742 days

#1 posted 10-11-2016 07:13 PM

Nice little tray. It gave me an idea for a project. Thank you.

View Mean_Dean's profile


4930 posts in 2565 days

#2 posted 10-11-2016 08:24 PM

Looks great, and I’m sure she’ll get a lot of enjoyment from it—especially since it came from Dad!

-- Dean

View Abn101mp's profile


10 posts in 10 days

#3 posted 10-12-2016 12:39 AM

I really like this. I Can get Maple, Ash and Yellow Birch cut to order. Any idea out of the three which would be the most work friendly?

-- Dan,Mid-Maine

View docspencer's profile


291 posts in 1363 days

#4 posted 10-12-2016 09:57 AM

Abn – I haven’t worked with Yellow Birch so I don’t know how that would work on this project. The maple and ash might burn when you run the bowl cutter through it – not sure though. You might minimize this by taking very small passes. Good luck!

View majuvla's profile


8684 posts in 2285 days

#5 posted 10-13-2016 06:08 AM

Nice design, those bowls are real fun to make.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Chashint's profile


37 posts in 68 days

#6 posted 10-17-2016 01:32 AM

I like this too.
Minor modifications and it is a keys and things catch-all tray.

-- Regards, Charlie

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics