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FRAME FOR MY SON #1: THE LAST SUPPER .... FATHERS DAY GIFT .... the POLL

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My son got this picture from his 8 year old son. Grandma helped pick it out.

Now I’m left wondering what frame design and what wood.
My first thought was zebrawood in a mission style.
My eyes are also drawn to the arch in the background and think it might work to pick some that shape.

I also have enough quartersawn white oak, Tennessee black walnut, walnut,Bocote,African mahogany, paduk, wenge, black limba, sapele,sipo, curly redwood, Caribbean rosewood, teak, katalox and and some curly maple.

Guess I will POLL my son which he likes best, but anyone feeling artistic is invited to chime in.

The walls in my sons house are basically the same color of Christs robe in the picture.

My wife suggested I make matching frames of for my son and my grandson.

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



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Grumpy

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#1 posted 74 days ago

You could try a Middle Eastern wood variety. That is if there is any left.

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 74 days ago

Olive Wood

-- 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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sras

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#3 posted 74 days ago

For some reason I see a dark frame – very dark.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 74 days ago

The sipo is dark, so is the katalox and rosewood.

found this cool frame design on the internet. A bit too much labor and deadline for a this project, but I do like the design.

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

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eddie

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#5 posted 74 days ago

zebrawood

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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sras

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#6 posted 74 days ago

Rosewood sounds interesting. Maybe a detail that implies the crown of thorns that are only a few days after this time…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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lew

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#7 posted 74 days ago

+1 for Karson’s suggestion

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

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oldnovice

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#8 posted 73 days ago

+1 for Karson’s choice!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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wooded

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#9 posted 72 days ago

Mideastern?...........................How about Pennsylvania White Oak?................ ;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 72 days ago

my wife picked Katalox … It is a very dark brown almost black. It is also know a Mexican ebony. Very dense and strong with a feel similar to cocobolo.

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

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