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Project by Richard posted 01-19-2009 12:20 AM 1241 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I call them screens for lack of a better word. I Don’t exactly remember where the idea came from but this was one of my first projects in my new home. I simply took some 3/4 pine strips and mitered them. Each screen is 24 inches square getting progressively smaller. I left them sitting on my bench for some time because I could not decide how I wanted to “close” them out in the center. I toyed around with a several ideas but settled on a mirror for the center and a square with a hole in it for the other two. I was going to stain them but decided on paint. I take no credit for the pictures hanging within the grouping, I bought them. Thats all folks.





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AaronK

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#1 posted 01-19-2009 01:05 AM

these are beautiful. how did you join those little interlocking pieces to the square frames?

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#2 posted 01-19-2009 01:44 AM

good idea!

those with a walnut stain would look good in my house
thanks

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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#3 posted 01-19-2009 02:11 AM

I like them very much

welcome to lumberjocks

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 01-19-2009 02:22 AM

Thanks for the complements. To join them I just used glue and brad nails. At the time I had just got my brad nailer. Due to my inexperience I had a few blow outs. Lets just say that quite alot of wood filler was used. Thats the main reason I painted them instead of staining them. Thanks again for taking an interest.

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#5 posted 01-19-2009 03:09 AM

Scrolling a Chinese symbol in the circle…would give it a true oriental screen flavor.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#6 posted 01-19-2009 05:25 AM

A great idea. If you’re still looking for ideas in the center take a look at the Craftsman (and some other brands exist) router inlay kit. Its a lot of fun to play with and you can make some nice designs that’d go perfect in your centers, for sure.

-- Brady Gaster, Indian Trail NC

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isetegija

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#7 posted 01-19-2009 07:06 PM

Those items are beautiful.
I added them to my to do list.
Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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