Serving tray

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Project by Muriel posted 06-30-2011 09:41 AM 1558 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone,

This is the first 30×40 cm serving tray I made from A to Z !

The sides are in beech, handles made with the router I received as birthday gift.
For the marquetery I used bubinga, beech, birdseye maple, lacewood veneers.
The entire tray is finished with 2 coats of oil/wax Blanchon.

... your comments are welcome

-- Muriel, Belgium

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 10:06 AM

Wow that takes some time! Well done! Looks great!

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

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 11:18 AM

Muriel that is a wonderful design. I love the weaving effect and your choice of woods. How are the corners of the tray held together? Are they just glued, or did you pin them as well?

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 06-30-2011 12:41 PM

Thanks for your nice comments.
The corners are just glued.
From the added detailed picture you can see the router was used to have more surface to assemble the corners. I don’t know the appropriate name of this technique …

-- Muriel, Belgium

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#4 posted 06-30-2011 04:04 PM

Great work. I like the design and colors.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#5 posted 06-30-2011 09:41 PM

believe that’s a rabbet joint. absolutely beautiful piece, thanks for sharing.

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