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Very amateur attempt at a serving tray/trivet sort of thing. Woods-white pine and red oak
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#1 posted 11-07-2013 04:25 PM
very nice and clean looking tray! you did good.
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#2 posted 11-07-2013 04:43 PM
You did a nice job on it even if it was your first.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#3 posted 11-07-2013 04:51 PM
Very good stuff- what is it finished with? Mineral Oil is food-safe and keeps a nice color of the wood.
-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails
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#4 posted 11-07-2013 05:15 PM
First project? could of fooled me, like choice of wood
-- I Saw What I See
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#5 posted 11-07-2013 05:57 PM
Looks good. You have to start somewhere.
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#6 posted 11-07-2013 06:51 PM
looks alot better than my first project! very nice job.
-- atta boy Clarence!
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#7 posted 11-07-2013 07:25 PM
A terrific beginning as a woodworker!
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#8 posted 11-07-2013 07:37 PM
Looks nice but you’re only half way there. If you leave it like that, long grain, it will scar up much quicker and you risk slicing out pieces of wood. You should cut it in strips, rotate and expose the end grain and glue it up again. Watch the Wood Whisperer’s video for more info. http://youtu.be/5B8oAJs3sik
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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#9 posted 11-07-2013 09:09 PM
Very nice compliments.
-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.
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#10 posted 11-08-2013 01:15 PM
Well done!! Great start, there are many resources available through Lumberjocks to help you. You will learn with every project you build. Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJ’s.
-- Jack, Albuquerque
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#11 posted 11-08-2013 02:17 PM
Great job jumping in to the dark side…now you’ll have to spend all of your free time in the woodshop and start buying lots of tools you may never use…it gets quite addicting but very rewarding!
-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!
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