Reclaimed Cherry Soap Tray

Editor's Choice - Nov 19, 2015

Been away for a while working on some repeat orders and utility projects. Took a quick break from a current project this morning to make this small soap tray from a scrap of reclaimed 85+ year old cherry. Finished off with butcher block mineral oil to seal it up. This the reason I tend to hoard scraps. The last photo show the end-grain of the scrap, the scrap block, the empty tray, and then the tray serving it’s purpose.

Woods: cherry cherry wood

Tools: chisels router table saw jointer

Tags: cherry reclaimed wood reclaimed reclaimed lumber soaptray soap dish

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Wheaties - Bruce A Wheatcroft ( BAW Woodworking) ...

really nice job , like the grain and color . The shape turn out looking good

James L Wilcox ...

Very nice, excellent color and unique idea.

a1jim ...

Great idea,well done.

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