But of course the cheap-o in me don't want to spend, so I look around the house to find something I can work with.
Enter Dress Form Base.
Enter Marks & Spencer Gift Tray.
WHAT I DID:
1. removed the balls from the tray
2. cut the steel pole from the dress form base
I don't want to nail through the tray to avoid ugly holes, so I..
3. cut a thin plywood sized to the inside measurements of the tray and
4. secured the plywood to the base