Spring is coming and soon we will be entertaining outdoors carrying drinks and such to the patio. Why not carry your drinks and such on a handmade serving tray. Your guests will think you are definitely think you are the hostess with the mostess for sure!
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- 1 – 1 in. x 3in. x 8 ft.
Cut down to
- 2 – @ 13 in.
- 2 – @ 17 5/8 in..
- 1 – 1 in. x 12 in. x 4 ft. Common Board
Cut down to 16 in.
- 2 Handles
- Wood Glue
- Hammer or Brad Nailer
- Speed Square
- Tape Measure
- Miter Saw
- Safety googles
- Speed square
- Right angle picture frame clamp
Step 1: Cut the pieces to size. We are going to be cutting the corners at a 45 degree angle
Step 2: Assemble the tray. Using wood glue and brad nailer attach the sides to the tray base. If your having problems connecting the angles by hand try using a right angle clamp to help with holding the 1x3s in place while you nail them together.
Step 3: Drill the holes for the handle in the center of each side.
Step 4: Fill the holes in the tray created from the nail gun. Allow the wood filler to dry.
Step 5: Sand the tray.
Step 6: Stain or paint the tray.
Step 7: Now its time for the fun part. Make it pretty! Add personality to your tray by adding hardware and decorating the center of the tray with a stencil or decal.