For My Wife - Perfume Tray

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#1 posted 03-06-2012 01:57 AM

Nicely done William. Take an extra hour of shop time, You deserve it…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#2 posted 03-06-2012 02:04 AM

Nice job William, I am sure its nicer than the plastic one. Happy anniversary.

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#3 posted 03-06-2012 02:05 AM

Very nice – I have wanted to try that one and now I want to more.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#4 posted 03-06-2012 02:08 AM

A vey nice piece on which to hold your sentiments. She will adore this tray, not only for the item that it is, but for the love that is in it!

Great job!!!

Oh, I almost forgot, Happy Anniversary!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 03-06-2012 02:13 AM

Thank ya’ll.
Jerrels, It is an easy piece to do. Five pieces. Only two pieces to scroll if you stack cut, which I recommend since it’s only quarter inch thick material.

One thing I wish I’d done different.
I didn’t catch it till it was done, but I wish I had made the bottom of the side pieces half inch instead of quarter, and laid out some kind of finger joints to attach the bottom that would match the corners better. It turned out nice, but that idea would add that “special” touch to it.
If I get time, I may just go back and do that before Friday.


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#6 posted 03-06-2012 02:48 AM

Happy anniversary, super tray there!. I feel the same way about my wife shes great. She is taking off 3 days this week to unwind from the stress of her job and loves to quilt,sew and do crafts. She said she was going to buy a device that she can strech silk on and paint or dye so I found some photos on line and even though my shop is not finished I am sure I can crank out a nice silk-thingy-rack

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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#7 posted 03-06-2012 02:50 AM

Wow this is an amazing tray ,great Job.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 03-06-2012 03:00 AM

Now that is really nice William. She will be thrilled with it, especially if you lined it with $100 bills.

-- 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 03-06-2012 03:13 AM

Thank ya’ll.

I’m figuring it up now so you can send me enough Franklins to line it Rex.


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#10 posted 03-06-2012 03:32 AM

Very nice tray and a beautiful sentiment written on the bottom. Happy anniversary to you and your wife!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#11 posted 03-06-2012 04:43 AM

The best part is what’s written on the bottom! I have the same sentiment for my wife as well so I know what you feel! Very nice loving gift!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#12 posted 03-06-2012 05:59 AM

Very nice tray and well done, great gift. You are a true romantic.

-- Tom D

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#13 posted 03-06-2012 08:14 AM

Real nice!

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#14 posted 03-06-2012 10:30 AM

This is beautiful.

-- My mother named me Hamilton, I have been trying to earn my nickname ever since.

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#15 posted 03-06-2012 12:45 PM

some super scrollin William. very beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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