another free hand routered tray

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 01-11-2012 03:17 AM 1722 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got these blanks from a friends firewood pile. Kind of a flower pattern. I wanted to save that. Again it is red Cedar.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 03:29 AM

wow that’s some beautiful wood, nice router work.

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 10:31 AM

Even better than the ones in you earlier posting

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 05:52 PM

Cedar is so pretty just the way it is. such color. great piece

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#4 posted 01-11-2012 08:55 PM

My blood pressure would start to rise evertime I got near one of the edges…..hoping the bit doesn’t catch and go running through the edge. Well done.
It would have been nice if all of the red could have been routered down. Then the red design would be showing striclty on the bottom of the bowl. I see a couple of areas where that might not be feasible. The trick would be to find a cross section that would allow this.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 01-12-2012 10:34 PM

Very nice! I have some red cedar trunks myself, I may have it give that a try.

-- David

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#6 posted 05-16-2012 12:39 AM

This is beautiful! I really like your style!

Very Respectfully,


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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