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End Grain Serving Tray W Matching Cutting Board

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Project by crashman posted 10-13-2013 05:09 PM 1590 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, I have done several matching cutting board serving tray projects, they are always well rec’d, but I kept trying to get the woods to look the same which is always “close” with an end grain board. It came to me one day why not do an end grain tray to match an end grain board? this is the first attempt with a perfect match since they were both built with the same boards. A lot of work but the end result was well worth the effort. Woods used are Walnut, Paduak, Cherry, Ash, & Hickory. Finish is Howard’s Butcher Block Conditioner. The tray finished dimensions are 12 1/2 wide by 21 3/4 long 1 1/4 high. Forgot to measure the board This was a wedding gift for my next door neighbor’s Daughter Maria who got married yesterday…..............................Jack.

-- Jack R. Ellis





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#1 posted 10-13-2013 05:32 PM

Great work!

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#2 posted 10-13-2013 06:00 PM

very attractive serving trays.

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#3 posted 10-13-2013 09:39 PM

Very nice work.

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

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#4 posted 10-13-2013 10:57 PM

Love the colors! ..... very nice work.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 10-14-2013 03:02 AM

They look great. Love the contrasting of the woods. Great job

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#6 posted 10-16-2013 04:03 PM

Beautiful tray and board, like the attractive wood combo and a very nice touch on the name carving. Great job!

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