Piano serving tray

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Project by Coble posted 12-03-2016 09:44 PM 2783 views 17 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my try on the piano keys. Thanks to JL7 on the help with the measurements. That is key to this project. I used scrap walnut from my work and some maple I had. I used Paduk for the keys felt strip. And I finshed with poly. I wanted different handles but I had to settle for these. Thanks for checking it out.

Merry Christmas

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#1 posted 12-03-2016 10:02 PM

Neat design for beautiful tray,

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#2 posted 12-03-2016 10:40 PM

What a great tray! I love the detail involved, including the “felt” strip. I particularly like that you aligned the figured wood across the keys. That’s a very nice touch.

-- Barry,

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#3 posted 12-04-2016 03:01 AM

Very cool!!!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 12-04-2016 05:09 AM

That is too good! Awesome piano shape and pattern. It realy makes you try to make it by myself.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 12-04-2016 03:40 PM

like it

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#6 posted 12-04-2016 04:41 PM

thanks for an idea for the music person my son. I have lots of scrap to combine and since he is in AZ I can fly this to him rather than ship it. Please go to my home site and check out my shop and projects. hope you can get some ideas. I was in Roanoke this summer before the storms, very nice.

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#7 posted 12-04-2016 04:43 PM

This is very creative and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 12-04-2016 08:31 PM

Thanks guys

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#9 posted 12-04-2016 09:39 PM

That’s a very cool variation for the piano theme, well done!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#10 posted 12-04-2016 09:45 PM

All keyed up; and a lot of good times for that tray too!

NEAT idea and very well done.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#11 posted 12-05-2016 04:04 PM

Just read the article on making one mm of these. Interesting project, nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 12-05-2016 11:48 PM

That’s a great looking piano tray! I’m sure any musician would love it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 12-06-2016 06:59 PM

Love it! Added to favorites and may build one day for my brother. Thanks!

-- Lalen, Texas. "If it looks straight, it is straight" Jimmy Diresta

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#14 posted 12-06-2016 09:55 PM

Beautiful! Well done!

-- Raymus, Heartwood Designs, ATX

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#15 posted 12-06-2016 10:06 PM

Thanks I would recommend trying this project. If it doesn’t come out good. Try it again. As you can tell in one of the pictures.

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