Question: How To Make A Round Wooden Serving Tray?

How do you make a homemade wooden tray?

How to make a wooden tray

  1. Step 1: Cut base panels. I cut the base panels out of 1×8 boards.
  2. Step 2: Cut top strips.
  3. Step 3: Stain boards.
  4. Step 4: Make pocket holes.
  5. Step 5: Attach boards.
  6. Step 6: Build a tray base.
  7. Step 7: Attach sides.
  8. Step 8: Apply finish and add hardware.

How do you waterproof a wooden tray?

There are three surefire ways to waterproof your wood for years to come.

  1. Use linseed or Tung oil to create a beautiful and protective hand-rubbed finish.
  2. Seal the wood with coating of polyurethane, varnish, or lacquer.
  3. Finish and waterproof wood simultaneously with a stain-sealant combo.

What can I use for a serving tray?

Some common materials you can choose your serving trays from are:

  • Wood.
  • Melamine.
  • Plastic.
  • Bone china.
  • Ceramic.
  • Bamboo.
  • Glass.

How do you finish a wooden tray?

Applying a food-safe finish to unfinished wood tables or kitchenware is a simple process.

  1. Sand the item with 320-grit sandpaper until smooth.
  2. When using an oil finish, apply a generous amount to a cloth.
  3. Apply wax with a cloth until the surface is covered.
  4. Allow newly finished pieces to dry and cure fully.

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