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Project by degoose posted 1307 days ago 2310 views 12 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a last minute gift for my wife’s mother.. I used some Huon Pine I brought back from Tasmania recently and matched it up with some New Guinea Rosewood.
The arcs were cut on the bandsaw using a variation of the Patron Jig… I have mentioned and used it several times on here…
The tray appears to be floating due to the supports being set in a little from the ends.
Size is 18 inches by 12 inches and the main base of the tray is 1/2 inch thick.
A small stip of felt is glued to the support feet to stop the tray scratching the table..
Unfortunately the finish is not all I expected… it will teach me not to spray in rainy weather…It takes so long to dry..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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Jim Bertelson

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#1 posted 1307 days ago

Well, I know it is summertime down there, not that it is ever very cold…......hasn’t climbed above zero degrees F here today…....-17.8 C….....definitely a white and cold Christmas…......but that is the usual thing here….....

Nice tray, you ought to do more of the subtle form thing, really looks nice…......and combine it with your mad glue stuff….......hmmmmmmmm

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1307 days ago

Looks good Larry.

Lee

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 1307 days ago

Larry, what happened with the finish that you’re not fond of?

I like the design: not too fancy and not too basic.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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patron

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#4 posted 1307 days ago

a very subtle
and clean design

love the handles

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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donjoe

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#5 posted 1307 days ago

Very nice tray Larry. I really like the curves incorporated into the bottom. Beautiful wood choices.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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grizzman

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#6 posted 1307 days ago

the wood choices look great together…and good choice for your design…doesnt look like the lazy has returned yet…lol…but i sure can see the larry

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 1307 days ago

Nice work Larry. Merry Christmas!!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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rowdy

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#8 posted 1307 days ago

I like it. Nice design.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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matt garcia

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#9 posted 1307 days ago

That is awesome!! Very nice!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1307 days ago

Nice looking serving tray.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Karson

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#11 posted 1307 days ago

Larry: that is a great looking tray. Beautiful de3sign.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#12 posted 1307 days ago

Great looking tray Larry. You have a way of taking simple projects and making them into a spectacular project..

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Dan'um Style

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#13 posted 1307 days ago

Happy Holidays … nice tray, great shapes

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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ShopTinker

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#14 posted 1307 days ago

Great design, I really like the contrasting woods. I bet she will love that tray.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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FloridaArt

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#15 posted 1307 days ago

You just had to put in those curves! That really sets this tray apart from something more pedestrian. Very clever.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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