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My hubby has been building a lot of porch bed swings, which leaves a lot of scrap pieces of wood!
If you follow my blogs, you know I love me some scrap wood projects. I’ve built several trays, which I love to decorate with. I made this one a little different from my others… check it out!
I started off with two 2×8 pieces, cutting them to the same length (about 20 inches). I put wood glue on the sides of the wood pieces and clamped them together to dry.
I cut pieces of 1×3 to the length of the base of the tray, and used wood glue and clamped them down to the base. I also measured and cut pieces of wood to go across the base and fit in between the longer sides.
I clamped everything and let it all dry overnight.
I painted the tray in my new favorite color Jack Pine (Benjamin Moore), and I added 5″ handles I got from Amazon. They broke down to be $2.33 each. I screwed them into the sides of the tray with the included screws.
Y’all… these trays are SO EASY to make! And they’re super cheap to make, too. You can make these whatever size you want to fit whatever space you need!