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Mom's serving tray

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Project by Bradford posted 11-21-2010 09:46 PM 1622 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Coffee spillage being the subject of the phone call, I decided to make Mom a serving tray. English Sycamore was veneered to a qtr inch oak ply. Frame and panel construction with half lap joints. Handles were cut from a curly maple board, and shaped like Ribs. Clear poly was applied, 6 coats. The ends of the handles feet were pegged for added strength and detail. Walnut plugs were inserted on the bottom corners for clearance. The tray completed, looks fit for a queen.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president





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ellen35

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#1 posted 11-21-2010 10:41 PM

Very nice design.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 11-22-2010 01:08 AM

Beautiful!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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#3 posted 11-22-2010 01:16 AM

Like the wood

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 11-22-2010 02:27 AM

That’s a neat tray I bet your Mum will love it

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#5 posted 11-22-2010 03:20 PM

Updated the pics.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#6 posted 11-24-2010 03:25 AM

Very nice piece of woodworking Bradford. I especially like the handles and the finish really brings out the beauty of the wood. Well done!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#7 posted 01-22-2011 06:58 AM

Mothers of artists always get the best presents.

-- One does things through mania, through obsession, through an automatic need that escapes understanding.

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