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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 11-20-2011 07:52 AM 3928 reads 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch



Noticed a Wheatley Bear tile on eBay and sent Merridee a message that it matched her Elk tile piece.
... She bought it and now I’m making her another frame to match.
Today I reproduced the design.
Her original AutoCad file was lost a couple hard drives ago. Back in the desktop – pre- laptop era >grin<.
I still have some 2×2 Grueby tiles in my collection and even a Grueby Green rectangle.

more pieces in Merridee’s house
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-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain



15 comments so far

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 11-20-2011 03:32 PM

Your work is beautiful, Dan.

Nice photo’s.

Lee

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Karson

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#2 posted 11-20-2011 03:53 PM

Dan some fantastic work. I’m sure that the new tile will be displayed just as well.

Good catch on the eBay item.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 11-20-2011 05:07 PM

Gonna make a beautiful pair of wall hangings, Dan.

Thank goodness for cheap USB flash drives they make it so easy to backup data.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 11-20-2011 05:51 PM

very cool…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Douglas Bordner

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#5 posted 11-20-2011 07:32 PM

You own A&C, Dan. Masterful stuff always.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#6 posted 11-20-2011 08:18 PM

Dan, I always enjoy viewing your art. You are the master of framing as far as I am concerned.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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sras

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#7 posted 11-20-2011 09:44 PM

The owner is going to have a very impressive set of frames – absolutely stunning design!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 11-20-2011 09:50 PM

Thanks Buds!
Gotta get my rear in the shop and cut some 1/4” strips of QSWO

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 11-20-2011 10:06 PM

Very nice!!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 11-21-2011 08:51 PM

Yes that is really beautiful.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#11 posted 11-27-2011 08:29 AM

Very impressive mate

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 01-22-2012 08:45 AM

Added a finished photo … hope she likes it

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Karson

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#13 posted 01-22-2012 06:25 PM

Dan: A great finished photo.

Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#14 posted 01-22-2012 07:21 PM

Dan I always love your work,this is a fantastic piece.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 01-22-2012 07:27 PM

Beautiful….glad you posted the finished picture….I did not see this when originally posted. Your customer has excellent taste….I am a big fan of the A&C style…

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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