DIY Distressed Wood Tray To Display Pebbles

DIY Distressed Wood Tray To Display Pebbles

I made a shabby distressed wood tray to display my collected river rocks! 😀

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I used a chisel and hammer to carve the wood by hand.

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The scrap wood was very hard, so the carving wasn’t easy.

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Then I distressed the wood with wood rasps.

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I used a handsaw …

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… and wood rasps to turn the piece of wood into faux driftwood.

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Then I smoothed the wood with sandpaper …

DIY Distressed Wood Tray

… and stained the wood.

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diy distressed wood tray to display rocks
The finished wood tray
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Paper roses

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I use the faux driftwood tray to display my collected river rocks and some bought semi-precious stones.

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Sea glass
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There’s also green and white sea glass, some driftwood and DIY pink paper roses and crochet flowers.

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How do you display your river rocks and beach finds?

4 thoughts on “DIY Distressed Wood Tray To Display Pebbles

  1. I am a “rock hound” too, and I’m always looking for ways to display my finds! This is perfect! 🙂

    Thank you so much for sharing this at the Farmhouse Friday link party! Pinned! 🙂

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