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Project by schloemoe posted 05-30-2012 12:12 AM 1556 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





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#1 posted 05-30-2012 12:16 AM

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

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 12:33 AM

Great job rick with a found wood too.

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#3 posted 05-30-2012 01:07 AM

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

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#4 posted 05-30-2012 01:13 AM

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"

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#5 posted 05-30-2012 01:38 AM

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

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Kevin

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#6 posted 05-30-2012 02:47 AM

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

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#7 posted 05-30-2012 07:43 AM

Nice job should serve you well!

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

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#8 posted 05-30-2012 09:03 AM

Very Nice Indeed!

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#9 posted 05-30-2012 10:36 AM

Very nice job, and the price was right.

Lee

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#10 posted 05-30-2012 12:19 PM

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!!

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#11 posted 05-30-2012 12:56 PM

Sweet !

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#12 posted 05-30-2012 01:11 PM

Great work without using the router template.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#13 posted 05-30-2012 01:14 PM

Nice tray!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 05-30-2012 01:25 PM

Rick, this turned out very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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#15 posted 05-30-2012 02:07 PM

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

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