Walnut and Maple Trivet

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Seen this in Canadian Woodworking a while back and put my own twist on it!

The actual trivets are the three maple squares (lighter coloured). The walnut (dark wood) is simply the holder for the trivets so they can be hung on the wall. The maple trivets slide over the walnut center of the holder.

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#1 posted 2368 days ago

Nice. Do the individual parts come off or is it more decrative?

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#2 posted 2367 days ago

I like it.

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#3 posted 2367 days ago

Love that apple

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#4 posted 2367 days ago

That’s a neat idea for mounting them!

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#5 posted 2364 days ago

Very nice! I think that maple and walnut were just made for each other!

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#6 posted 2364 days ago

I had no idea what a trivet was…I still don’t. Are those inlays? It’s really nice work.

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#7 posted 2364 days ago

Tom (mot) : A trivet is a pad or base that goes under a hot dish when placing it on the dining table so as not to damage the table. The walnut centers are not inlaid they are…...picture a donut hanging on a dowel.

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