Serving Tray - Walnut and Ambrosia Maple

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Project by SharpIV posted 12-25-2019 09:37 PM 1129 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 1st wood working project in retirement. A special thanks to L J member -Petybadboy and the Greenville Woodworkers Guild for their input along the way. Materials used for the tray base – Ambrosia Maple, Walnut, Maple (Asheville Hardware). Tray base planer / sanded to 3/8” thickness with a 3/8” dado groove in the Walnut side rails that are 1/2” thickness by 2 1/2”. The overall serving tray size- 19 1/2×12 1/2. Finish – 180 sand then first coat Arm-R-Seal, then 220, 320 and 600 for a total of 4 coats of oil based – ARM-R-Seal.

-- William Sharp

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#1 posted 12-25-2019 09:40 PM

Forward any questions you have on the details. WHS

-- William Sharp

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#2 posted 12-26-2019 10:47 AM

Nice Job Bill! Love the Ambrosia Maple/Walnut combo.

-- Petey

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#3 posted 12-26-2019 06:04 PM

Sharp looking combo. Well done!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 01-21-2020 05:53 PM

Very nice wood selection and craftsmanship. Enjoy your retirement and never be afraid to talk to your tools if you miss anything about work!

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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