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Custom picture frames for wife's art

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Project by SPHinTampa posted 2037 days ago 1527 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Created scalloped picture frames for wife’s pictures depicting Balinese dancers.

Construction:
- Used RAS to cut coves across 1×12” board
- Rip board into create rails and stiles
- Use RAS with dado head to cut lap joints in to rails and stiles
- Use 15 deg chamfer bit in router on outside of rails and stiles
- Glue up frame
- Use rabbet bit to cut inside rabbet on frame
- Finish using black anline dye and 2 coats of minwax satin poly
- Put in picture glass
- Put in matte board
- Put in picture taped to backer board
- Use framing brads to hold in backer board

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn





7 comments so far

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savannah505

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#1 posted 2037 days ago

Nice job on your frames, haven’t seen this style before, also like your wifes art work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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mtnwild

3474 posts in 2152 days


#2 posted 2037 days ago

The frames are nice, they compliment you wife’s work, which is wonderful. Really captures the grace of the dance. Great combination of talents.

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

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MrsN

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#3 posted 2037 days ago

beautiful frames, they go wonderfully with the artwork. My compliments to both artists.

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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dustygirl

862 posts in 2353 days


#4 posted 2036 days ago

Those frames really compliment those pictures.Nice job.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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ippy

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#5 posted 2035 days ago

hi, sp. i really like the way the light plays off those cove’s you put on the frames, they almost look like they were air brushed on. nice job !!!

bob

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Karson

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#6 posted 2035 days ago

Way to think outside the box (er frame). A great concept and design and fantastic implementation. Your wife’s work is also very impressive.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 1465 days ago

Nice frames well done! The art is great as well!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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