Christmas Trivets

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Project by DrewM posted 12-23-2010 04:50 AM 2090 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two trivets I made as Christmas gifts for my family, using Maple and Walnut for the frames. The stone in the middle is 4” square marble about 1/4” thick. I started with rough 4/4 lumber and hand milled and re-sawed to make the small strips for the frames. I used hand tools primarily in this project and it was a very rewarding experience. The miter keys are all hand cut and add a unique look to the project. Thanks for looking.

-- Drew, Delaware

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#1 posted 12-23-2010 05:10 AM

very nice job. Great use of the walnut to accent the tile. Love the keys.

-- Jeff, CT - keep calm and make sawdust

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#2 posted 12-23-2010 08:57 AM

Nice detail—dig the keys.

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#3 posted 12-23-2010 12:55 PM

Well done nice touch. Joints look real goos as well.

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

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#4 posted 12-23-2010 03:25 PM

These turned out very nice…kudos to you.

-- Yes dear, I know I already have one...but it's on sale.

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#5 posted 12-23-2010 04:29 PM

Very good job – I bet the keys were a pill, but look great…

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#6 posted 12-23-2010 11:30 PM

Nice work!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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