|Project by Timothy M. Shead||posted 01-05-2009 07:58 AM||5472 views||3 times favorited||15 comments|
My first “real” woodworking project – a floating picture frame to show-off a published magazine article. The joinery is sliding dovetails, cut with a router, with one side of the frame left unglued so the frame contents can be inserted / removed. The wood is red-oak from the local big-box home improvement warehouse. The finish is several coats of shellac.
Instead of providing a mechanism to adjust the individual pieces of glass, I added a spacer (paper towels) behind the magazine so there is enough pressure to keep gravity from pulling it down: