x3 tea tray and stand

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Project by Geoffrey Young posted 04-30-2011 01:51 PM 1782 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my first atempt at marketry/parquetry. mitred frame of tawa. pine legs reflect tray pattern. this got 3rd at taranaki woodfest 2011 my first wood competition entry.


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#1 posted 04-30-2011 01:57 PM


-- Gary, Florida

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#2 posted 04-30-2011 02:33 PM

Neat design, and well done! What finish did you use?

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#3 posted 04-30-2011 02:36 PM

Very nice and neat

Love the leg design


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 04-30-2011 03:17 PM

Very nice tray, and the leg setup is really cool also.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 04-30-2011 03:46 PM

nice tight work, keep it coming

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you

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#6 posted 04-30-2011 03:47 PM

Very interesting. The parquetry on top is almost like looking through the top and down onto the legs. Clever combination.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#7 posted 04-30-2011 03:51 PM

My first thought was… wow cool top. And then I noticed the legs were just as cool. Awesome job.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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#8 posted 04-30-2011 06:16 PM

Cool design. Love the top

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#9 posted 04-30-2011 11:05 PM

Great looking Tea Stand. Excellent design. In case you didn’t know Parquetry is geometric shapes & Marquetry is floral or picture designed in veneers.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 05-01-2011 06:14 PM

Love the marquetry! Very nicely done!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#11 posted 07-22-2011 08:52 AM

Your a legend in the making Mate!!!! I mean that

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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