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.
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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