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Project by Joe Weaver posted 05-15-2008 03:30 PM 1876 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Part of a set that I was trying. Made with Purple Heart, Cherry and Hard Maple.

-- Joe, Ga





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scopemonkey

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#1 posted 05-15-2008 03:48 PM

Very nice work. The first serving tray really has a 3D look to the bottom.

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#2 posted 05-15-2008 03:58 PM

Nice work. I think you meant “serving” tray for the title, but severing is much more funny. :) I’ll have to start calling my cutting boards severing trays. Way cooler! Nice inlay, by the way. The purpleheart retained it’s color well. Mine has always dulled to a brownish hue very quickly after milling.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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runngt

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#3 posted 05-15-2008 04:12 PM

man that first one will play with the eyes! Nice work!

runngt

-- It seem's I just make scrap wood and saw dust most of the time !

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#4 posted 05-15-2008 04:12 PM

hahahaha was it an intentional play on words (severing tray) or just the sheer excitement of posting these beautiful projects that led your typing astray ? My eyes love the colors and craftsmanship here !!! Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 05-15-2008 05:04 PM

Really nice looking trays. And, I believe these types of trays originated during the French Revolution, so maybe Severing Trays is accurate. ;^)

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#6 posted 05-15-2008 05:09 PM

I thought safety week was over. ;-)

-- johnjoiner

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#7 posted 05-15-2008 06:11 PM

Pretty cool looking pattern.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 05-15-2008 06:41 PM

Wow! Amazing 3D effect.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 05-15-2008 06:47 PM

Great selection of woods, Great creativity, Great craftmanship, Great projects.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#10 posted 05-16-2008 01:21 AM

Joe, those are great looking. Are those designs part of the base or are they inlaid?

-- Martin, Kansas

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Joe Weaver

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#11 posted 05-16-2008 02:26 AM

Martin,
They are part of the base, someday I would like to learn to be able to do inlaid work. Thank you for your kind words

-- Joe, Ga

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#12 posted 05-16-2008 03:34 AM

Joe,

These are great looking trays. The patterns give the pieces a lot of visual interest.

Well done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#13 posted 05-16-2008 05:50 AM

Nice looking tray set. Really like the first design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 07-10-2008 05:57 AM

Beautiful designs and execution. I am especially fond of the first one. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Chris

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#15 posted 07-10-2008 10:55 PM

I love the 3d effect you achieved on the first one. Very nice design and execution….

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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