Canvas painting frame

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Project by jasonborthwick posted 01-29-2015 03:29 AM 1278 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Project is a 22w x 24 L x 7/8T frame made from laminated cherry and spalted maple. The cherry is 3/4 wide with a 1/2 rabbit for the painting.

The outer frame is milled from one piece maple and the cherry is also milled from one piece.

Miter joints were cut on tablesaw using an incra miter express sled. Anyone that is on the fence for one should pull the trigger it is one of my best tools in the shop.

Miter cuts are reinforced with pocket holes.

Finish is two coats of oil bases poly using 0000 steel wool between coats.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 01-29-2015 04:21 AM

Nice. Who’s in the pic if i may ask?

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#2 posted 01-29-2015 05:00 AM

Thanks, it’s a painting of the father of my client that passed away. I made a consus attempt to pick the spieces of wood to reflect the colors of the painting.

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#3 posted 01-29-2015 01:58 PM

I have been looking for a frame for my wife’s paintings. Her canvases are at least 3/4 inch thick. Would this work for her frames?

-- jroot

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#4 posted 01-29-2015 06:05 PM

Nice work on everything; even the “color coordinating.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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