I saw this serving tray on Ana's site and it looked like I could build it with the wood and materials I had laying around in the garage. Other folks had made some nice versions of the tray also, and it looked like something we could use around the home.
I was right on all accounts, except I had to spend about $1.50 for the 3/4" dowel.
The overall dimensions are 27" x 131/2". Tray dimensions are 21" x 12"
The frame is attached to the tray with countersunk 1.5" wood screws and buttons covering the holes. I added the brass round-head screws to each corner to give it an industrial look. Glue was used only on the dowel handles and the buttons. Otherwise no glue.
I also distressed the top edges a bit to give it a used look. With time it will get is own look but this is a star
This is really nice work your attention to detail and color scheme really makes this
Thanks for the kind comment. I try a lot of builds and some do come out right. Some day I will own that sliding miter saw and a router but for now it is just a few saws (my favorite is a small back saw) and clamps.
It's finally here! Get all the details on my first book!
What's going on up here in Alaska.
We are DIYing our moms a Duplex in Alaska! Check out our progress so far as we owner build a home, step by step. Read the Momplex blog here.
New here? Check out our most popular free, step by step furniture plans.
The free content provicded by this website is made possible by the following current sponsors. Thank you!
Check out how we DIYed a full kitchen here!