Serving Tray - Curved Handles

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Project by ChuckM posted 09-13-2018 01:55 PM 975 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple handles and sapele tray

Hot pipe bending
Handcut dovetails
Bending form

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#1 posted 09-13-2018 04:05 PM

Interesting technic of making all this. I must say you made a beautiful first photo too.

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#2 posted 09-13-2018 09:41 PM

Thanks for posting. Pretty cool

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#3 posted 09-13-2018 09:49 PM

nice job.

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#4 posted 09-14-2018 02:51 AM

I like it. especially the bentwood handles. Gives it a lightness and for the size that works well.

Thanks for posting.

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#5 posted 09-14-2018 07:21 AM

Just stopped by to check, and yes, Congrats on your 3, well earned honor.

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#6 posted 09-14-2018 10:44 AM

Love the handles, the tray is beautiful too. Steam bending…a technique I’d sure like to learn someday!

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#7 posted 09-14-2018 02:03 PM

Brilliant…. I think I will make one for my wife.

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#8 posted 09-14-2018 10:53 PM

Much appreciate all your comments and kind words.

Kim – Here is an excellent video about the bending technique. The torch holder in the video is a fancy one; I use just a wooden jig, a box and a tube as shown in one of the photos.

Markslawes – Mine is about 1/2” x 12-1/2” x 18-1/2”. You can custom-size yours to suit your serving needs. You can also use different rivets (steel/chrome?) depending on the wood you use and the contrast desired.

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