Serving tray for the In-laws

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Project by sawdustmaster posted 12-20-2010 02:05 AM 1736 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Serving tray for my parents-in-law in England. Cherry sides and maple ply for the bottom. 2 coats of poly for the finish. Rabbet on the bottom to make it flush. Edge glued mitres for the joinery.

Thanks for looking

-- --Now we are surrounded sir. "Excellent private, now we can attack in any direction."

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Joe Weaver

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#1 posted 12-20-2010 02:27 AM

great looking tray

-- Joe, Ga

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#2 posted 12-20-2010 03:16 AM

Beautiful tray. How did you make the sides w/ the handles? Template routing?


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#3 posted 12-20-2010 03:32 AM

Nicely done – in laws should be very happy with this gift.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#4 posted 12-20-2010 03:56 AM

Wonderful piece. The angled sides and handles are a very attractive touch. Really like it.

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

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#5 posted 12-20-2010 08:46 AM

Great looking craftsmanship SDM !! Nice job on the design and finish as well .

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#6 posted 12-20-2010 01:40 PM

WWilson, I used a jigsaw for the handles, started with a pilot hole. Frehanded them. No router yet, wife is getting me one for Christmas.

-- --Now we are surrounded sir. "Excellent private, now we can attack in any direction."

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#7 posted 12-20-2010 02:36 PM

Really like the mitered corners.
Nice Job!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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