dRUnkin' sTYle serving tray

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Project by rockmolsen posted 10-16-2016 02:12 PM 886 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of locally harvested Walnut and some Maple. The small narrow thin strips between the pieces is Philippine Mahogany. All surfaces sanded to 220 and main edges rolled over with 1/8” round over bit. The bottom base is 3/8” thick, frame material is 7/8”. The frame has a dado to hold the base which I did not glue in, giving the base of the tray the ability to expand and contract without cracking. No mechanical fasteners, just glue. The overall dimensions are 12 1/2” w x 18 1/2” l. Finished with 3 coats of wipe-on poly.

Thanks for looking

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#1 posted 10-16-2016 02:24 PM

Very cool, Rick. Nice job. Good job on the pictures – that thing is a mind-bender looking at it from different angles. Thanks for posting!

-- Allan, Portland, OR

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#2 posted 10-16-2016 03:54 PM

That is a neat tray.


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

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#3 posted 10-16-2016 09:55 PM

well done Rick,

Certainly an effective pattern…. I almost chucked looking at it !!
Not from the precise workmanship either!

-- Regards Robert

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#4 posted 10-17-2016 03:47 AM

Makes me little dizzy when look at it, but very well made. I like smooth lines and curves and handles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-17-2016 11:52 AM

Wow! That would make you a bit topsy-turvy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 10-17-2016 12:38 PM

Look great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 10-17-2016 02:17 PM

nice build

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#8 posted 10-17-2016 02:35 PM

That surface would make me think twice about setting anything on it, the vertigo would take over 8^)

I Like the addition of the thin wood strips in between!

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#9 posted 10-17-2016 02:52 PM

Sure is cool. Sure looks like it has an upward bulge to me.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#10 posted 10-17-2016 08:08 PM

I’m late for the party here, but I love this tray. Great job.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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