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Serving tray with recycled wood

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Project by SebLolo posted 637 days ago 999 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made this serving tray with piece of old terrace’s wood found in the trash. I don’t know what kind of wood it is, but I like the result. I’ve let visible screw’s hole and crack, I found that beautiful. The white wood is beech I’ve in stock. I’ve put 4 coat of vernish, and put 2 stainless handles.

Size is 60×30 cm.

Thx for looking





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patron

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#1 posted 637 days ago

and we have a winner

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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mloy365

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#2 posted 637 days ago

Very nice!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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SebLolo

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#3 posted 637 days ago

Thx patron and mloy365 !

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Dragonsrite

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#4 posted 637 days ago

That’s a very nice piece. I love the darker wood and the lighter strips compliments it well. I like the nail / screw holes and the checks also.

Is there a backer board or a straight glue up kind of thing?

-- Dragonsrite, Minnesota

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degoose

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#5 posted 637 days ago

Love the handles..and use of recycled timber…. new vs old…a definite winner…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SebLolo

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#6 posted 637 days ago

Thx degoose and also Dragonsrite.

I’m sorry dragon, but I don’t understand exactly your question. Perhaps I will not answer it, but I’m try. For this tray, the beech is only an inlay. If you turn the tray, you can’t see some beech, I’ve only include beech on 4mm thick (the tray is 12 mm thick). The other pieces of wood are assembled with groove and false tongue.. Everything glued with epoxy.

For my 2 other serving tray, I’ve used an other way. All pieces of wood are glued together. Like this, you can see beech on each side, it’s beautifuler (and tray’s are faster to do).

Hope I’ve answer your question, dragon

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Mauricio

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#7 posted 636 days ago

Very nice Lolo. My guess would be that the wood is Teak?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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SebLolo

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#8 posted 636 days ago

Thx mauricio, no, I don’t know what kind of wood it is, but it’s sure this is not teak.

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