Wooden Serving Tray | Woodworking Gift Ideas | DIY
Wooden Serving Tray | Woodworking Gift Ideas | DIY
I made a customized wooden serving tray out of maple and walnut. Perfect gift idea for all those beginner woodworkers!
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I started off by taking a few maple boards, squaring them up, and cut them into strips to glue up the bottom panel. Once those were dry, I took the panel over to my CNC for the custom engraving. I decided to go with “Tognacci” as its a Christmas gift for a family member. Next, I grabbed some walnut and started working on the outside part of the tray. I tried something new with this one and used a continuous grain pattern all the way around with my mitered corners. Came out great! To secure the joints, I used my spline jig and cut out some slots to put in some pieces of maple. I sanded everything down, applied some mineral oil, and finished it with some paste wax. I hope you enjoy the video and let me know if you have any questions down in the comment section below!
Beginning woodworker? haha… This one seems fairly hard for a beginner (like me). Super labor intensive.. Assuming price has to be pretty high to make anything on em
Awesome video. I’d be very interested in a video on how you created your table saw jig for cutting straight edges.
Could you provide a cut list? What size are the Maple boards that you cut? 1×4? What are the dimensions of the bottom of tray?
You are so creative, I love DIY products like this.good idea man 👍
Good video man. Your shop looks pretty legit too.
any chance you can share dimensions of each piece and overall tray?
You sir, have a good hand for this kind of work. Thanks for posting and teaching me some new tricks 👍🏼
whats up with the jig used around 3:50 to cut the walnut? Never seen it before, why is it needed? thanks
Just watched this video again as I am trying to figure out a good way to measure out the mitered ends so you dont have gaps between your bottom board and side pieces. Any words of wisdom for doing this? Right now I just sneak up on each corner and it becomes extremely tedious.
Have you built a serving tray before? How’d it come out? Let me know below!
I leave a comment, because it’s a great job!👍
This is awesome bro
Very well done, good instructions thank you.
Great video! I have been looking to make a tray and your video is one of the better ones I’ve seen yet. And your tray came out nicely!
First time viewer…banged on the subscribe button.
Very nice, I’m getting ready to make a serving tray and like what you’ve done. Except for the CNC, you have tools like me, which is encouraging.
CB, excellent work. Where do you get your hardwood?
I would like to make a tray with sloping sides, maybe 10 degrees. Can’t figure out the corner angles, thanks
How thick was the bottom panel?
Awesome work mate
Great video. Very elegant.
Super cool brother. Awesome build. Very nice work.
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Your work, and the video, is awesome! What brand & model # CNC do you use?
First spend $200k on some heavy equipment….
I’m so f**king jealous on all of your beautiful tools. I have to work with a drill, handsaw, and an oscillating sander 😢
good job man… I’m starting my woodwork course next week… first task is a tea tray 🙂
What was used to do the writing on the tray?
What are the dimensions of all the pieces? Thicknesses, lengths and widths? I like the proportions that you used.
Just stumbled upon this video. And WOW man! You made it seem so effortless that I can even do it as a beginner. But I know it’s probably tough 🤦🏻♂️. My only problem is that I dont have a band saw to make those handles 😞
For the quality of your videos you should have way more subscribers man! Keep up the awesome videos!
Lmao I have that same router bit box and peices
Awesome serving tray. Where do you purchase your wood from?
What kind of CNC Router is that? Great video!
Very good. Excellent 👍🏻
Just curious, where did you get your CNC? How much?
Great job explaining everything thank you very much
Quick Question? Did you leave any space in the grooves for the bottom of the tray to expand and contract? I am making some trays and I was worried that I may need to leave a little gap for humidity changes effecting the wood. Just don’t want the expansion to bust the miter joints. Thoughts?
I cant gind link to mineral oil?😔
Nice vid, do you have a video making that spline jig? Just subscribed God bless🙏
What dado blade size do I use here? Thanks!
Is it me or was there not a single screw used in that entire build? Was that whole thing put together with just glue
This is awsome! Im currently looking for a jointer and planner. Then I just need someone selling me nice quality wood and I’m going to try this one and the side grain cutting board! 5/5
Question: How do you like your Porter-Cable jointer? I am thinking about getting one while they are on sale.
*As an amateur with woodworker, I typically feel overpowered with the entire arrangement. Be that as it may, this arrangements drove me through with much clarity and effortlessness **Allmy.Tips** I now work like a genius. That is great!*
Is there enough clearance on your cnc to build these ahead to sell and customize to the buyers name…so cnc after built?
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This is pretty cool, but i dont have any of those huge machines and tools you have…. Could you maybe try making something with, you know, cheap and widely accessible tools? Thanks! 🙂