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Two-drawer silver chest (15"x20"x9" high) for storing flatware. Features decorative scallops carved around the front edges of the carcase.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #23 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 40

Colonial two-compartment silver tray. A reproduction of a 1760 piece has a scroll sawn handle with heart and stars motif. Cutouts in the sides feature a shield and diamonds motif.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #67 Aug 1998 pg. 46

Photo shows a silverware chest, 24" long, 12" deep and 8" high, built with two slide-out trays.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 87

Flatware caddy is made from lengths of 4" plastic pipe inserted in a pine triangle that slopes at a 30-degree angle. Est. cost: $40.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 8

Flatware caddy built from pine and dowels. Three circular cutouts hold spoons, forks, and knives. Estimated cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 93, 126

Quilted flatware caddies. Each one holds a place setting.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 100, 174

Flatware display rack. Stand individual pieces handle side up to display the pattern. One or more place settings may be displayed at one time.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1983 (v.61#10) pg. 121, 171

Roll-top bread box has a sectioned drawer across the bottom to hold silverware. Project plans can also be ordered. Est. cost: $32.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 69, 145

Walnut silverware chest with inlaid shell and brass handles has a divider of tarnishproof cloth with compartments for 108 pieces. Est. cost: $94.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 67, 106

Silverware carryall for picnics. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 38, 42

Silver in cherry. This custom chest is the perfect showcase for fine silverware. A three-drawer cabinet with full-extension slides is supported by a base featuring four legs that curve in two directions.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Dec 2000-Jan 2001 (v.24#3) pg. 52

A knife tray to make. Silverware, knife or utensil storage tray measures 13"x8". Made of wood, it features dovetail corners and a divider/carrying handle.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1984 (v.15#1) pg. 90

Napkin/cutlery caddy built from pine.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 94, 146

Lazy-susan and plastic tumblers are joined to make a practical bin for storing everyday utensils, silverware, etc. Est. cost: $11.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 98

Wooden cutlery box features 5 compartments and a built-in handle for carrying to table.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 93, 134

Silver chest has one drawer and a hinged top storage compartment.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 46

Pine flatware caddy. Three bins hold spoons and forks. Knives are stored in slots.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #213 Nov 1980 (v.30#9) pg. 33

Make your own silverware drawer organizer (divider) from acrylic sheet plastic.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #234 Dec 1982 (v.32#10) pg. 54

Silverware chest features a soft velour lining applied with adhesive. Est. cost: $25-$50.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 94, 96

Old-fashioned cutlery tray has a raised center divider with heart-shaped cutout that serves as a handle.
HANDMADE Summer 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 104

Five-drawer silver cabinet stores and displays silverware.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Jan 1963 pg. 40

Silverware holders are sewn from linen with inner pockets of soft flannel. Outside flaps are embroidered to show the type of silverware contained.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 76, 148

Shadow box displays prize silverware.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1964 (v.122#6) pg. 169

Colonial silverware tray has two compartments with a handle in the center divider.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1970 (v.133#3) pg. 168

Colonial cutlery cupboard holds service for twelve.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1971 (v.135#5) pg. 116

Silverware and napkin caddy is an easy way to set the table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1975 (v.144#4) pg. 100

Silverware caddy uses fabric strung over dowels to form four different pockets to hold tableware. Fabric can be removed for washing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1978 (v.149#4) pg. 112

Cutlery box. A simple wooden box has six compartments (two-by-two in stairstep fashion). Everyday silverware is stored standing up in these compartments.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 38
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 7

A four-drawer chest for silver flatwear is supported by a small table. The top of the chest opens for storing longer items lengthwise. A drop-front panel is used to conceal the drawers and lock the chest. When open, the drop-front forms a leather-padded surface for sorting the silverware. Overall dimensions: Chest (24"x15"x21" tall). Table: 27"x18"x33" tall).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #81 Nov 1994 (v.14#3) pg. 61, 43 (Insert)

Scroll saw silverware basket. Build a replica of an 18th century silverware tray which uses a scroll saw method to create the illusion of a woven basket.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #107 Mar 1999 (v.19#1) pg. 60, Insert
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #109 Jul 1999 (v.19#3) pg. 11

Utensil box is a scaled-down dough box. Built from pine. Measures 16"x8"x5".
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 74, 110

Antique-styled silverware tray or tool tote features angled side, a center handle which divides the tray into two sectons, and spline-reinforced compound miter joints at the corners.
WOODSMITH #87 Jun 1993 (v.15) pg. 22, 18, 20

Splayed joinery. Construction of this knife tray (flatware storage tray with two compartments and splayed sides) is a good introduction to the art of making boxes with angled (splayed) sides and complex corners.
WOODWORK #17 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 56
Added Info WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 6, 10

Shaker cutlery tray. Two compartments divided with a wood handle. Unit measures 18"x7"x3" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 11

Antique knife tray (silverware tray) features sloping ends and sides and two compartments divided by means of the carrying handle. Dimensions: 12" long, 8" wide, 5" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 32

Antique knife and fork tray includes a drawer for storing spoons. Reproduction of one from a German community in Iowa.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 43

Antique knife and fork tray. Includes tips on using a band saw to resaw the 3/8" thick stock needed for this project. Overall dimensions: 13"x9"x4".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 44

English cutlery tray features compound angle dovetails, scalloped edges, and a handle/divider with decorative scrollwork.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 54

Early American spoon tray.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1968 (v.24#1) pg. 38

How to build wooden holders for spoons and forks. Each holder will hold a stack of about a dozen.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1977 (v.33#6) pg. 107

Wooden chest for storing silverware has a lift top and a storage drawer. Overall dimensions: 17"x12"x9". The chest is basically a box to which molding is attached to create its character.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 48

Utensil caddy for picnic or patio. Wooden box with a handle holds silverware and napkins.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 66