Tea Tray

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Project by brentmore posted 03-07-2013 07:00 AM 1849 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I first found this site, I was so impressed with both the project ideas and their execution. One of the very first projects I saw was poroskywood’s serving trays. I’ve been wanting to make it for a while and I finally had a little time to create one for my wife. She has her tea nearly every night, so I figured this would be a good chance to score some points.

It’s mahagony and afromosia… which are very close in color and free from a local cabinet shop. Finished with a satin poly/BLO blend.

-- Brent,

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#1 posted 03-07-2013 08:59 AM

Very well done and I’m sure she is happy! A happy wife is a happy life,,, LOL Great work….

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

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#2 posted 03-07-2013 09:44 AM

Beautiful work

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

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#3 posted 03-07-2013 03:20 PM

Beautiful wood and woodworking. I’m envious how you got the miters so precise.

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#4 posted 03-07-2013 03:53 PM

Nice work. Congratulations, Brent.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

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#5 posted 03-07-2013 07:28 PM

Great work.

-- Jojy, Dallas

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#6 posted 03-07-2013 11:56 PM

great looking tray.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 03-08-2013 02:44 AM

Great looking tray!!!! Pinkies up.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#8 posted 03-08-2013 06:22 AM

Thanks for the great comments. We’re about to take a few weeks off for some vacation and though I’m excited for it, I hate being away from the shop!

-- Brent,

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#9 posted 03-10-2013 04:26 AM

very nice! what are the dimensions of this tray?? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 03-11-2013 12:43 AM

Hi Wiser,
It’s about 8×13”.. A good size for an end table or coffe table I think.

-- Brent,

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#11 posted 03-11-2013 01:52 PM

Looks great and the miters are perfect. Like the choice of woods, finish and the handles as well.

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