Rochelle's Picture Frame

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Project by jamison00 posted 11-21-2008 12:02 AM 1709 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a friend leave town a little while back and made this as a going away present. She was traveling from Iowa to L.A. and had to fit everything in her car, so I thought it a good idea to keep the present small. I found a nice piece of maple with a little curl to the grain, and used some padauk for inlays and for some details on the back. Finished with tung oil, and Fuhr water-clear acrylic varnish.

-- James

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#1 posted 11-21-2008 12:32 AM

beautiful and interesting frame.

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#2 posted 11-21-2008 01:00 AM

Really nice. I like the wood combination.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#3 posted 11-21-2008 01:02 AM

Great picture frame!

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#4 posted 11-21-2008 01:23 AM

Beautiful!! I really like the accent stripes.

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

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#5 posted 11-21-2008 04:40 AM

Nice, The back detail really makes it special. Beautiful wood combination. A very special gift.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 11-21-2008 03:20 PM

Simple and beautiful.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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