Bradford Pear Router Tray

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Project by BobAnderton posted 12-25-2012 08:36 PM 1522 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this router tray after seeing the one that Julie made. I made this from Bradford Pear that I milled last summer. I finished this thing 3 times. I first finished it with wipe on poly, but I didn’t like it because it seemed too plasticy, so I sanded that off and tried just finishing it with a wax buffing, but I didn’t like the lack of color development, so I sanded that off and finished it a third time with Watco Danish Oil, then buffed with the Beall Buff system.

-- Bob Anderton - Austin, TX - Nova 3000 lathe, Alaskan Mark III mill, Husqavarna Saw

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 08:58 PM

That’s a good one I like that design too good work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 10:02 PM

Nice tray

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 01:35 AM

I like the simple design and I just got the perfect bit to try this. Bradford Pear is fast becoming one of my favorite woods.

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 12:09 AM

Hi Bob
You did a great job, glad I could be of inspiration to someone else.
Thanks for mentioning me!

-- ~Julie~

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