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GREENE AND GREENE FRAME IN HONDURAN MAHOGANY AND EBONY

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Blog series by Dan'um Style updated 1575 days ago 7 parts 10738 reads 48 comments total

Part 1: The design selection

1652 days ago by Dan'um Style | 7 comments »

My customer wanted a couple-hundred-dollar frame for a rare Japanese print.http://www.hanga.com/viewimage.cfm?ID=3300 the print...Gamble House Museum photos... ..and my approval sketch..... ............

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Part 2: wood ... this is the wood ...

1647 days ago by Dan'um Style | 8 comments »

Honduran Mahogany from Peru … very dense tight, with zero defects. perfectly straight grain parallel to the sides thru and thru … had this board in my mahogany pile for nearly 15 years....... ,,/..thank you for looking at my wood

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Part 3: mortise and tennon joints

1647 days ago by Dan'um Style | 4 comments »

photos to show off the joinery...

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Part 4: details cut,sanded, chamfered, morticed for ebony pins,glued & oak pegged, polished &cut ebony pins

1646 days ago by Dan'um Style | 2 comments »

Greene and Greene cloud lift details cut,sanded. Edges 24grit chamfered and polished,... mortise holes for the 3/8” x 1/2” ebony pins, ... glued it up & drilled and installed the oak pegs, ... cut, sanded,polished the ebony pins

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Part 5: glued in the ebony pins, alcohol dyed and oil stained .... >evil grin<

1646 days ago by Dan'um Style | 9 comments »

glued in the ebony pins, dark oak aniline alcohol dyed and Japanese dryer jazzed-up Minmax red mahogany oil stained …. Exact same stain I use on my quartersawn oak…. note that all of the non-face board edges,chamfers etc were 24grit edge sanded on my ole 6×80 2 horse…I like the texture and think it adds more visual interest and another plus it becomes a couple shades darker.Every thing else is sanded to 400grit and rubbed out with steel wool….which is another pro...

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Part 6: My wife delivered the piece for me Thursday

1612 days ago by Dan'um Style | 8 comments »

It hangs in the window of the stained glass studio on Broad Street in downtown Middletown Ohio...... http://beauverre.net/..

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