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Project by bfd posted 01-27-2008 01:56 AM 1641 views 11 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were some serving trays that I made, some I sold while others I gave as gifts this past Christmas. I had a bunch of left over veneer material from various projects and decided to make some trays. I used zebrawood, qtr sawn walnut, qtr sawn ash, and mahogany.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 01-27-2008 02:08 AM

Pretty nice. Are those kitchen cabinet handles?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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bfd

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#2 posted 01-27-2008 02:15 AM

You Bet!

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Les Hastings

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#3 posted 01-27-2008 02:25 AM

I have some of those kind of handles, been looking for a way to use them. Good idea and nice job.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#4 posted 01-27-2008 03:04 AM

What an elegant way to turn nice work into a contemporary classic

-- making sawdust....

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Chris

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#5 posted 01-27-2008 07:54 AM

Really nice use of the left overs.. Great design idea!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 01-27-2008 11:30 AM

Great serving trays. Good job!

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mot

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#7 posted 01-27-2008 06:43 PM

Neat use of contemporary hardware. Neat.

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#8 posted 01-27-2008 09:45 PM

Great use of materials in an unexpected way.

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#9 posted 01-28-2008 06:07 PM

excellent.

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#10 posted 05-11-2008 06:21 PM

very cool…i love those handles…

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#11 posted 05-29-2008 04:41 PM

Perfect job !! Love the variety of handles and woods

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TheGov

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#12 posted 06-04-2008 05:51 AM

Hi

how’d you make the dark finish on that door?

-- What can i say i'm just doing what i love.

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#13 posted 06-04-2008 06:00 AM

Very nice. Might have to make something similar for my folks for christmas. They would fit their house well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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bfd

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#14 posted 06-04-2008 07:28 AM

TheGov,

The lower left tray is walnut stained with Transtint dye stain followed by a sealer and then 3 lacquer satin finish.

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#15 posted 07-23-2008 06:57 AM

Hello Brian… this is Tim in Orangevale… nice job.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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