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"fancy" Picture Frame #3: Video 3

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Blog entry by JSB posted 01-11-2013 03:40 AM 1749 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first attempt at a decent looking picture frame.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com



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RICOCO

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#1 posted 01-11-2013 08:03 PM

Let me start by saying, that’s an excellent looking frame and I enjoyed your videos.

I do have a concern with the spline grain orientation. I believe that you may find that the mitres may open up with seasonal changes because of the spline grain running with the mitre. the glue may prevent this for a year or two but eventually wood movement will win out.

Consider using a spline with the grain oriented perpendicular to the mitre.

Keep up the excellent work.

-- Paul

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 01:57 AM

Wood moves the greatest amount along the grain. If I put the grain perpendicular to the miter wouldnt it just push both sides away from the seam?

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 04:43 AM

I’m sorry to say that I believe your mistaken. wood has its greatest movement across the grain.

www.americanfurnituredsgn.com/wood_movement.htm
http://workshopcompanion.com/KnowHow/Design/Nature_of_Wood/2_Wood_Movement/2_Wood_Movement.htm#movementdirection

-- Paul

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 04:57 AM

well I stand corrected :)
we’ll see what happens.
Learn something new every day

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com

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