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Project by StanM posted 01-04-2012 02:25 AM 1525 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve seen a few of these trays posted now. This one was finished month ago and I’ve been itching to post it, but I had to wait till after Christmas as it was a gift for my parents! The design is from Woodsmith Magazine issue 196. This was a fun build to do and went quite well overall. The handles are East Indian Rosewood and the tray is what I suspect is a type of maple? This is made from the board that I started a post about well over a year ago. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/19354
Needless to say, my parents were thoroughly impressed with the tray, and happy to see something so beautiful made from the wood used in this project. Thanks for looking!

-- -- Stan





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#1 posted 01-04-2012 02:29 AM

Very, very nice, unique design

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 03:18 AM

Deffinatly unique

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 04:00 AM

Wow I can see why your couldn’t wait to post this fantastic serving tray. Outstanding work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 04:29 AM

great tray, beautiful choice of woods.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 01-09-2012 06:10 PM

Looks great.. The handles are cut in an arc or are bent?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#6 posted 11-13-2012 06:48 PM

How did you curve the piece? Just cut out of a large piece of stock?

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#7 posted 11-22-2012 02:20 AM

The handles were cut out of one large piece of stock.

Thanks for all the comments!

-- -- Stan

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#8 posted 12-07-2012 01:23 AM

What are the dimensions? I have that issue of woodsmith and it only calls for the tray to be 6.5” wide…that seems insanely small.

I want to make mine wider, but i dont know how that impacts the joinery between the sides and handle.

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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