Fancy tea tables/tray

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Brent D
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Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:27 am

Ive decided id like to get a nice tea tray for my brewing. Id like to spend a few hundred on something large and a bit fancier looking. I have a dedicated table in my room that is always set up for brewing, so it wont be moved.
Ive seen some very nice ones on etsy and a few on ebay. I was hoping there may be some vendors members may know of.
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Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:49 pm

what are some of your favs you've seen?

i'd like to make one someday. i was thinking maybe out of torched wood, like shou sugi ban style.
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Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:35 am

I'm not too fond of the heavily decorated wooden trays, so if that's what you're looking for I can't help you. However, I do have a soft spot for Mirka Randova's trays, like the ones debunix has (third and fourth in the post): viewtopic.php?p=4562#p4562.
She's an amazing artist. As far as I know she doesn't have pieces for sale but only takes on commissions, so you can tell her exactly what you want.
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Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:26 am

Yes, many are a bit too over the top.
I really like this one, but to have it made of ebony and shipped would be a lot of money, so I figured if I am going to spend that much, I better be sure I want it.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/701468704/ ... llery-1-36

I also found this one. Nice and simple, but I was really hoping to find one that has a reservoir that can be removed rather than an active spout.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Tea-tray-Ebony ... af9d3ed140
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Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:04 am

Brent D wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:26 am
I also found this one. Nice and simple, but I was really hoping to find one that has a reservoir that can be removed rather than an active spout.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Tea-tray-Ebony ... af9d3ed140
That's the most subtle draining system I've ever seen!
Any particular reason why you want a removable reservoir? Nevermind, I just realised that would mean having a not-so-pretty plastic tube (and possibly a bucket) around.
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Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:31 pm

Exactly.
I may get this one and plug the hole and drill a new one out of the bottom so I can add my own reservoir.
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