Introduction: Summer Fruit Trays
Make these colorful summer trays for your next outdoor meal using basic wood table rounds found at any hardware store. Use thin metal spoons for the handles.
Step 1: Watch How to Make Them Here!
Step 2: You'll Need
Step 3: Stain and Paint
Stain one table round with the RIT liquid dye in Sunshine Orange to create the orange tray
Draw a line 1 1/2" from the edge of the tray
Fill in the line with Cotton Ball Multi Surface Paint to create the rhine
With a ruler, draw your orange sections
Step 4: Add Details
Paint over the lines
Fill in the center and paint on the seeds Paint the edge with Orange Sherbert
Let dry for an hour
Step 5: Paint the Watermelon
Paint the second table round with Scarlet to create the watermelon tray
Draw a line 1" from the edge and fill in with Cotton Ball Paint the edges with Turf Green
Add some Cotton Ball to the Turf Green for a lighter shade to create the stripes on the edge
Step 6: Finish Up!
Coat both trays with Minwax Polycrylic
Mark each end of the spoon
Drill holes in each end of the spoons
Bend into a handle shape and screw into the sides of the trays