This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY free woodworking plans to build many types of trays from woodworking related web sites. The woodworkers construction information found on these sites range in quantity and quality.
This basic wood tray is easy to build and perfect for serving outside or as a decor piece inside. Follow along at the link to see how to build your own tray.
Isn't this modern round wood tray awesome!! And for the best part...it was built using scrap wood!! Easy to build too using the free woodworking instructions available at the link.
This centerpiece tray would look awesome on your dining table or kitchen table. Easy to build using the free woodworking instructions at the link, even instructions on getting an aged finish.
A simple yet useful tray can be made in a short time. Select a hard wood like maple or walnut and it will give you many years of service. Stain and seal with two coats of white shellac. Spar varnish will preserve the finish.
You could put it in your desk, to hold pens and paperclips, watch, coins, keys, etc.
The Crumb Tray is a simple turning. The front edge should be sanded to a thin edge. The comb is cut from 1/8-inch stock.
This Shaker dining room tray is adapted from Ejner Handbergs book Shop Drawings for Shaker Furniture and Woodenware, vol. 1 (Berkshire House). It was a feature article in issue 5 of Woodworking Magazine and constructed by editor Christopher Schwarz.
Build this compartment try with handles using these free step-by-step woodworking instructions.
This Tempered Hardboard tray is made up of five pieces of stock and four escutcheon pins that hold the tray together.
This laptop tray is made using live edge wood and you can use the instructions at the link to make your own.
Isn't this modern wood tray beautiful? It's a tray that can be built in a day and when you use contrasting wood or at least contrasting stains it really is a showstopper. Follow along at the link to see how to build it. Perfect for a last minute gift too.
Build this beautiful geometric lazy susan tray using the free woodworking plans available when you click on the link. Perfect for your next party or even on your table every day.
I actually love the look of plywood, especially Baltic birch plywood. It is virtually knot free and can be turned into something spectacular like this serving tray. Follow along at the link to build your own plywood serving tray.
Learn how to build your own scotch tray using these free step-by-step instructions. you can either start with a thick chunk of wood like was done here or something thinner. Just follow these instructions.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a dovetailed tray that could be used for silverware or just about anything. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
The sculptured curves of this elegant breakfast tray are shaped with a bandsaw, abrasives and files.
A simple serving tray from Mt. Lebanon, N.Y.
Get ready for game day by building this football tray, perfect for snacks. At the link you will find the free plans.
Here is a great way to tidy up the area by your door. Build this boot/shoe tray using the free tutorial at the link.
All you need to build this fab fall leaf tray is a jigsaw, drill and scrap wood. Thats it. Oh, and the free tutorial at the link too.
Enjoy breakfast in bed after you build this serving tray. Would make a great addition to an ottoman as well.
Here is a quick and easy project for you to build: a serving tray.
Build this fun hexagon shaped tray with a triangle design using the free instructions at the link.
This is a woodworking model of nesting trays from Minwax. Each entity is a seperate component so that they can be measured and manipulated individually.
This wooden tray is perfect for creating a display on your dining table. This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing.
While this beautiful tray is perfect for Christmas time, it could easily be incorporated in everyday use. Here is how to build it.
This serving tray was built using mahogany and cherry. Build a serving tray using this free tutorial.
Build a tray that catches all those crumbs from the toaster. Genius!!!
This may be the perfect scrap wood project. Build a set of tiered serving trays, perfect for displays too. Free building plans are at the link.
Build your own farmhouse tray using the free tutorial at the link. Makes a perfect project for a centerpiece.
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