LumberJocks

Chips & Salsa serving tray

  • Advertise with us
Project by schloemoe posted 790 days ago 1487 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this serving tray in Wood Mag. almost 2 years ago and thought would give it a try.It’s made from 2 different types of wood neither of which I can identify. If any of you know let me know then I can at least act smart about it when ask. The wood came from what I thought was a make shift gate or it could have been an old pallet. Any way it was laying in a ditch by the high way so I loaded it up and brought it home . The stuff cleans up real good.
.........................................Thanks for looking….........................Schloemoe

Need to git some food save oil to put on it then it will look better


-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com





18 comments so far

View tinnman65's profile

tinnman65

1108 posts in 2016 days


#1 posted 790 days ago

Nice project, You never can tell where you will find wood for your next project!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112000 posts in 2179 days


#2 posted 790 days ago

Great job rick with a found wood too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View MichaelAgate's profile

MichaelAgate

398 posts in 925 days


#3 posted 790 days ago

Jim,
it’s pretty amazing this came out of a ditch. It certainly did clean up well. great project idea as well!!

-- Michael and Matthew

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7622 posts in 2654 days


#4 posted 790 days ago

That’s really very NICE!

I can just see the chips with the salsa at each end… Yummy!

Beautiful job!

Did you use a router, template, etc.??

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View schloemoe's profile

schloemoe

688 posts in 1540 days


#5 posted 790 days ago

No joe I just drilled it out with a forstner bit and then smoothed the side with my ocillating spindle sander. Then I attached the bottom. I did use the router to round over all the edges. good question thanks for asking. I make ky own recipe of the salsa 1 mild and 1 hot thats why theres 2 holes( for bowels by the way).........Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

View Kevin's profile

Kevin

539 posts in 901 days


#6 posted 790 days ago

I like it, looks great and I love that it came from material that you found laying along side of the road.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14821 posts in 1790 days


#7 posted 789 days ago

Nice job should serve you well!

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

View Rick's profile

Rick

6455 posts in 1634 days


#8 posted 789 days ago

Very Nice Indeed!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6646 posts in 2581 days


#9 posted 789 days ago

Very nice job, and the price was right.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11078 posts in 1707 days


#10 posted 789 days ago

Nice tray,Rick. Great use of recycled wood! I love it!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View racerglen's profile

racerglen

2254 posts in 1382 days


#11 posted 789 days ago

Sweet !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

View Popsnsons's profile

Popsnsons

327 posts in 1583 days


#12 posted 789 days ago

Great work without using the router template.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2275 days


#13 posted 789 days ago

Nice tray!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15431 posts in 1468 days


#14 posted 789 days ago

Rick, this turned out very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View sandhill's profile

sandhill

2104 posts in 2526 days


#15 posted 789 days ago

Interesting, no idea what it is. What will you finish it with? Not oil right? I think shellac?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase