Serving Tray

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Project by Bryan Cramer posted 03-24-2013 04:26 PM 949 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a pair of these trays about 3 years ago for a client who wanted the letter F as a symbol for their last name inlaid in the bottom. The wood is cherry with walnut F and keys. The F is cut out of veneer and glued to the tray bottom. I then sprayed the trays with high gloss oil-based polyurethane. Last I poured a bar-top finish (over the veneer) on the bottoms to make a level and durable bottom. Note: I made this project in high school. If you are looking for my business website with all of my latest work here is the link .**

-- Bryan Cramer at Great Plains Design Works

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#1 posted 03-24-2013 05:47 PM

Nice work and interesting way to do this. I wouldn’t have thought of that technique. Great job and thx for sharing.

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

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#2 posted 03-24-2013 09:47 PM

That came out very nice – great job.

-- “It was they who were wrong, and for them here's a song.” ― I. Anderson

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#3 posted 03-25-2013 01:28 AM

Nice tray. Great idea on the veneer.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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