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Project by Yonak posted 07-22-2015 03:17 AM 6603 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 20” X 24” (picture size) frame is made of cherry, walnut and burly maple.

It’s sort of a “stacked” frame. The cherry frame, with maple and walnut inlay, is about 3/8” behind the maple overlay which has walnut and cherry inlay and medallions.

The white oak, cherry and walnut frame is for a 23” X 30” picture.

The medallions are maple and purple heart.

Finally, the cherry frame with leaves has maple and walnut inlay and maple accents. The frame stand is also maple.

The leaves are carved wood and were found by a friend in her parent’s attic in a nice flocked, hinged cardboard box with the name of a furniture company on it. She guessed it was from the 1930s. I made this frame for her to display her leaves.

There were 12 total leaves. Eight are on the frame and my friend generously let me keep four to use in my bathroom redesign, which is next on my Projects Page.

These frames were completed December, 2014.





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CFrye

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#1 posted 07-22-2015 09:15 AM

Beautiful frames, Yonak! The leaf one is my favorite. I’d not seen one quite like it before. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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JimInNM

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#2 posted 07-22-2015 01:12 PM

The most intricate and beautiful workmanship I’ve ever saw put into a picture frame. These will be family heirlooms for sure. They must have taken an enormous amount of time to complete but well worth it in the end..Great job

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#3 posted 07-22-2015 01:20 PM

WOW! Pictures frames so beautiful they so not need pictures to be hung and admired. Awesome work.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 07-22-2015 01:40 PM

Congratulations on some truly artistic and ingenious picture frames!
As a formerly professional picture framer, I can say most picture frames are plain and bland compared to your beautiful creations.

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#5 posted 07-22-2015 01:53 PM

These are all unique and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Sasha

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#6 posted 07-22-2015 06:14 PM

Very much it were pleasant to me. Elegantly (creatively), with taste.

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#7 posted 07-22-2015 11:59 PM

These frames are beautiful. So much artistry in these. Very nice work!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 07-23-2015 03:21 AM

Thank you everyone for your generous comments.

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#9 posted 07-23-2015 09:32 PM

A very well constructed and tastefully presented set of frames.
I can only echo the comments from all other LJs above!

-- Regards Robert

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#10 posted 07-23-2015 11:58 PM

Another cool post… one of my favorites.

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

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