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.
Here is a quick and easy project for you to make: a serving tray with handles. You only need a few basic tools and either leather drawer pulls or what ever you wish to use for handles and that's it! Follow along at the link and build a 12 x 16 x 2.25 inch serving tray. Oh, and you can modify the size too.
This 3 tier wooden tray would be perfect in the kitchen for holding fruit or what ever you wish. Just click on the link and follow along as she build this tiered tray. Don't let the angles scare you away. Beautiful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have a young one who is into building all things lego, then you need to build them this handy lego tray. Store pieces on one side and build on the other. It even has handles for them to transport from room to room.
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