LumberJocks

Music-Themed Inlaid Tray

  • Advertise with us
Project by Quietflyer posted 386 days ago 613 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a tray I put together over the last couple months. It’s maple and cherry. I inlaid the notes using a pattern and a router bushing. First time I’d ever tried doing that. The most difficult part is getting the pattern just right. This took 3 or 4 attempts. But of course now I have the working template, so I can make as many of these trays as I want!

This one will be donated to a silent auction at Bluesfest (http://ottawabluesfest.ca/), a big music (not just blues) festival here in town. The auction benefits the “Blues In The Schools” program. Can’t wait to see how much it sells for!!





4 comments so far

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

4837 posts in 1395 days


#1 posted 386 days ago

Very nice tray but beware, this is a slippery slope.
I started doing router marquetry a couple of years ago and it (marquetry) has taken over a big part of my life.
... Not complaining…........ Just sayin’ :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

1860 posts in 1617 days


#2 posted 385 days ago

Very nice looking tray. I really like the design

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 772 days


#3 posted 383 days ago

Pretty and unique tray! Cool inlay, a great project for a greater cause. I’m sure it goes well in the auction.

View dust4tears's profile

dust4tears

397 posts in 745 days


#4 posted 381 days ago

that is cool

-- Ride hard or go home~

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase