Serving Tray and Dish Holder

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Project by EWJSMITH posted 603 days ago 970 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After seeing Julie’s routed out serving tray (she blogged about it here –, I was inspired to incorporate a similar design of a routed tray into my previous project (mini ramakin holders) and combine the two. Here is the result. This will be donated to an auction we have at our office to raise money for charity. Made from birch, cherry, mahogany and purpleheart. Finished with two coats of mineral oil.

One thing I learned from this project is that I need a dish carving bit!

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 603 days ago

Unique design and beautifully done!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 603 days ago

A real classic terrific work.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 603 days ago

Nice looking work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 602 days ago

Cool! Beautiful tray and thanks for mentioning me.

-- ~Julie~

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#5 posted 602 days ago

Thx for the comments folks.

Had to mention your work Julie. Afterall, if I hadn’t seen your routered tray, I would not have thought of doing something similar. Thank you.

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#6 posted 602 days ago

Well, your changes are great! I like the stripes and the shape of your board. I’m thinking of doing some more trays, but different.
Not all people give credit, I’ve been copied almost identically and not even mentioned!

-- ~Julie~

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